Spicer resigned from his Press Secretary role in July 2017 but has not been seen in public much since.
"I admit upfront - that was not how I think we should have presented ourselves from the beginning on a number of fronts". Exhibit A: the many harsh replies to Spicer's tweet celebrating the announcement, including some saying ABC was "normalizing" him and that he had already "danced around so many questions while he worked in the White House".
Referring to Spicer joining the cast, Bergeron adds, "Subsequently (and rather obviously), a decision was made to, as we often say in Hollywood, 'go a different direction'".
For me, as a host, I always gaze into the camera's lens and imagine you on the other side, looking for a two-hour escape from whatever life hassles you've been wrestling with.
"She was like, 'Dad, please don't embarass me, ' Lewis said". I have to beat Dean Cain.
When asked about his strategy to win, Spicer told GMA with a laugh, "Work really, really, really hard every day".
For the first time ever, viewers will have to tune in to the season premiere to find out who their favorite professional dancers are paired with. The latest season will premiere on September 16. The only other professional athlete on this season's show is Lamar Odom, a two-time National Basketball Association champion. Val Chmerkovskiy, Jenna Johnson, Cheryl Burke, Witney Carson, Peta Murgatroyd and Lindsay Arnold will all team up with the stars to compete for the coveted mirrorball trophy.