facebook
twitter
search
search

Kym Johnson is leaving 'Dancing with the Stars'

Aug. 20, 2013 at 10:07 AM
| License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Australian professional ballroom dancer Kym Johnson says she is taking a break from "Dancing with the Stars."

"I will be taking the next season off from 'DWTS' USA, so that I may accept an amazing work opportunity back home in Australia," Johnson told UsMagazine.com Tuesday. "I am excited, nervous and humbled by this chance and look forward to sharing more about it with you soon."

Johnson, 37, did not disclose any other details about her latest endeavor.

She has been on "DWTS" for 14 seasons, starting in 2006.

"I wish all the dancers and celebrities in Season 17 nothing but love and success," Johnson said, "and hope to see you all back on the dance floor for Season 18."

Season 17 is to begin airing next month.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Topics: Kym Johnson
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Christopher Reeve's daughter gives birth to a son, names him Christopher
Ed Sheeran to act in new, medieval TV drama series
Corey Feldman, Paul Reubens, Patton Oswalt lend voices to 'Minecraft: Story Mode' characters
NBC won't order another season of 'The Bible'
Pia Zadora and Cloris Leachman to trade lives for a week on 'Wife Swap'