Wozniak waltzes onto 'Dancing With The Stars'

Apple's co-founder is among the 13 new competitors named for the eighth season of the reality-based TV show.

Steve Wozniak is apparently polishing his dancing shoes.

The Apple co-founder is among the 13 new competitors in the eighth season of Dancing With The Stars, ABC TV announced on the popular show's site Sunday evening.

Wozniak's bio on the site notes his work with Apple and his philanthropy in education,

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but seems to ignore that this is not The Woz's first brush with celebrity; Wozniak briefly dated comedian Kathy Griffin of the show My Life on the D-List a couple of years ago.

The reality-based program pairs celebrities with professional ballroom dancers, and viewers cast their votes for their favorites.

The new season will begin on March 9.

Wozniak competitors include The Go-Gos' Belinda Carlisle, rapper Lil' Kim, Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson, actress Denise Richards, and NFL Hall-of-Famer Lawrence Taylor.

 

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