'Dancing with the Stars' to feature same-sex dancing pair for the first time

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(CNN)An Olympic medalist and an net property are the archetypal contestants to articulation the caller play of "Dancing with the Stars" -- and 1 of them is going to beryllium making history.

Siwa volition beryllium dancing with a pistillate pro, it was announced during a property league connected Thursday during the Television Critics Association property tour. This is the archetypal clip 2 women volition beryllium paired unneurotic successful the show's 30 seasons.

Siwa said she's arrogant that her prime to creation with a pistillate "breaks a partition that has ne'er been breached down before" and tells younger radical you tin "dance with who you privation to creation with."

    Siwa, a vocalist and societal media star, opened up astir her sexuality successful January, saying she was a subordinate of the LGBTQ+ assemblage and successful a relationship.

      Lee, a three-time Olympics medalist, joins the amusement aft taking location the golden successful the all-around contention astatine the caller Tokyo games.

        Additional formed members -- and Siwa and Lee's partners -- volition beryllium unveiled connected September 8.

        The caller play premieres September 20.

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