Backstreet Boys' Nick Carter Added to 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 21!

Backstreet Boys' Nick Carter Added to 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 21!

Nick Carter, well known for his time with the Backstreet Boys, has just joined the upcoming season of Dancing with the Stars!

The 35-year-old entertainer revealed the news to Us Weekly, adding that he’s “excited” over the opportunity!

Nick added that his good pal from ‘NSYNC Joey Fatone convinced him to do the show after many offers over the years.

“He talks about it all the time and I was really debating if I wanted to do it, and he said, ‘It’s a great experience, it keeps you in shape and it’ll teach you a lot of stuff,’” Nick said of Joey. “He said, ‘You’ll get what you put into it.’ And I’m a hard worker, so I think it’ll be fun.”

“I never considered myself a great dancer. Even though funny enough I’ve danced my entire life, I might have had a little insecurity on that end. But I felt this time around I had some time and I think it’ll be a cool experience. I think they can teach me some stuff, Nick continued. “I hope maybe I can become a better dancer! It’ll be a great experience to learn how to ballroom dance. I have a tendency to get overweight pretty damn fast…so dancing has always kept me slim.”

The rest of the cast will be revealed on September 2 – stay tuned!

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