Former Republican Majority Leader Tom DeLay will join 15 celebrities in kicking up their heels on the new season of “Dancing With the Stars.’’ Other hopefuls include entertainer Donny Osmond; singers Mya, Macy Gray, and Aaron Carter; actors Melissa Joan Hart, Debi Mazar, and Ashley Hamilton (son of George); models Joanna Krupa and Kathy Ireland; reality stars Kelly Osbourne and Mark Dacascos (“the Chairman’’ on Food Network’s “Iron Chef America’’); mixed martial artist Chuck Liddell; professional snowboarder Louie Vito; Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin; and former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin. The ninth season of the hit ABC show premieres Sept. 21.
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Harvey on ‘GMA’Comedian Steve Harvey is joining “Good Morning America’’ for reports on family and relationship topics. His first segment is scheduled for tomorrow’s broadcast. Harvey, 52, is the host of a syndicated radio show and author of the best-selling book “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man.’’ He previously starred in his self-titled sitcom for seven seasons on the WB network.
Toning it down in JerusalemPop star Lady Gaga said she is toning down her provocative image during her first trip to Israel and is excited about seeing “sacred and holy’’ Jerusalem. The songstress born Stefani Germanotta said her visit to Jerusalem will be “an emotional and spiritual experience.’’ She plans to swim in the Dead Sea. At a press conference yesterday, Lady Gaga covered her skimpy top with a black leather jacket emblazoned with a Star of David made of silver spikes.
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