Another season of “Dancing with the Stars” is underway.

Each season, quite a few celebrities from diversified professions are recruited to take part in the rivals. Of course, Hollywood stars, like actors and singers, have competed for the Mirrorball Trophy, nonetheless athletes, politicians, businesspeople and socialites have all tried their hand on the dance ground as correctly.

After 30 seasons on tv, it stands to set off that a few of the contestants would possibly push further buttons than others – and a few could be downright controversial.

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As season 30’s contestants put collectively to hit the boards as rapidly as as quickly as further, here is a look at a few of the show’s most controversial contestants.

Olivia Jade Giannulli (season 30)

Olivia Jade Giannulli is competing on "Dancing with the Stars."

Olivia Jade Giannulli is competing on “Dancing with the Stars.”
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This 12 months’s stable incorporates Olivia Jade Giannulli, the daughter of actress Lori Loughlin and designer Mossimo Giannulli.

While Olivia Jade is a well-liked social media persona in her personal appropriate, her title turned far more well-known when her mother and father have been accused of collaborating in the college admissions scandal to safe her a spot at the University of Southern California.

Since the scandal broke, Olivia Jade has confronted accusations of abusing her privilege, and her public deal with of the state of affairs all by means of an episode of “Red Table Talk” was furthermore publicly slammed.

Paula Deen (season 21)

Paula Deen competed in season 21.

Paula Deen competed in season 21.
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Paula Deen was amongst the first huge names in current reminiscence to see cancel customized seize her profession.

When she was accused of utilizing racial slurs, Deen’s profession all nonetheless ended when quite a few standing presents fell by the use of and her tv present “Paula’s Best Dishes” was canceled at Food Network.

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Carole Baskin (season 29)

"Tiger King" star Carole Baskin competed on season 29 with partner Pasha Pashkov.

“Tiger King” star Carole Baskin competed on season 29 with companion Pasha Pashkov.
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Carole Baskin skyrocketed to fame in early 2020 when Netflix’s “Tiger King” dropped, that options her battle with fellow huge cat fanatic Joe “Exotic” Maldonado-Passage.

Featured in the documentary was a narrative about Baskin’s lacking ex-husband, who nonetheless has not been discovered after vanishing in 1997. Baskin has confronted accusations of involvement in his disappearance in the years following and even confronted hypothesis of worrying in his presumptive lack of life.

Baskin and her present husband, Howard, have vehemently denied such hypothesis

Ryan Lochte (season 23)

Ryan Lochte was a contestant on season 23 of "Dancing with the Stars" with partner Cheryl Burke.

Ryan Lochte was a contestant on season 23 of “Dancing with the Stars” with companion Cheryl Burke.
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Olympic athlete Ryan Lochte was a fan favourite swimmer till 2016 when he and quite a few totally different utterly totally different professional swimmers have been swept up in scandal all by means of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

It was initially reported that the athletes have been robbed at gunpoint, nonetheless it actually was later revealed that Lochte had vandalized a poster and urinated exterior a WC at a gasoline station, the place they have been confronted by armed guards.

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Eventually, Lochte was charged with falsely reporting in the direction of the regulation and apologized for his “immature” alternate options and conduct.”

Sean Spicer (season 28)

Sean Spicer was featured on season 28 alongside partner Lindsay Arnold.

Sean Spicer was featured on season 28 alongside companion Lindsay Arnold.
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Former White House Press secretary Sean Spicer brought on an uproar when he was stable on the twenty eighth season of “Dancing with the Stars.”

Best acknowledged for working beneath former President Trump, Spicer shocked “Dancing” viewers by repeatedly making it by the use of rounds of elimination irrespective of expertise that weren’t fairly as rather a lot as snuff.

Viewers have been divided of their assist of the contestant.

Tonya Harding (season 26)

Tonya Harding competed in season 26 with partner Sasha Farber.

Tonya Harding competed in season 26 with companion Sasha Farber.
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Another world-famous athlete, Tonya Harding has been a controversial determine for the majority of her time in the public eye.

Harding was an infinite title in the world of determine skating in the early Nineteen Nineties and made headlines when her largest American competitor, Nancy Kerrigan, was the matter of an assault that noticed her pay money for extreme accidents. 

Floyd Mayweather Jr. competed alongside professional Karina Smirnoff.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. competed alongside professional Karina Smirnoff.
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Professional boxer Floyd Mayweather could be considered one amongst the sport’s largest names in the final quite a few a couple of years, nonetheless that does not recommend he was with out scandal.

Before his activate the present in 2007, Mayweather had been charged with crimes like battery and residential violence on quite a few events.