According to PEOPLE Magazine, Melissa Rycroft, 25, will fill th eslot vacated by Access Hollywood host Nancy O’Dell, who had to withdraw from the competition on March 5 due to a knee injury she suffered during rehearsal.
Melissa, a former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader, is expected to perform live on tomorrow night’s premiere.
Melissa won the hearts of reality TV fans across the nation last week when she won the 13th season of The Bachelor only to be jilted by fiance Jason Mesnick, who ended his romance with Melissa to return to the show’s runner-up, Molly.
(Keep those names straight. There will be a quiz on this later.)
In other DWTS News, former Hefner hottie Holly Madison is believed to be taking over for singer Jewel, who also withdrew last week due to an injury.