News | Entertainment
21 Jan 2017 0:59
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Days of Xmas
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Olympic Games
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    WWE Superstar Fandango wants to be a contestant on 'Dancing with the Stars'

    The 32-year-old wrestler is a fan of the programme and if the opportunity arose to compete on the ballroom show he'd jump at the chance.


    Fandango - who uses ballroom dance moves in the ring and is always accompanied by his 'dancing partner' Summer Rae - first got into the series when fellow WWE Superstar Chris Jericho competed on it in 2011.

    When asked if he'd like to compete on the series, Fandango told BANG Showbiz: "I would like to give it a go, I just need the right partner - maybe a lingerie model!

    "I've watched 'Dancing with the Stars', I watched when Chris Jericho was on it, I think it's cool. It's always cool to see the stars - whether they're a football player or an actor, an actress, a model, whatever - put into that situation of crunch training to try and win the show. How they deal with the pressures and their egos of not being really good at it is interesting to see."

    Fandango and the other WWE Superstars are currently getting ready for their biggest event of the year 'WrestleMania XXX' - which can be watched from 1.00am on April 6 via Sky Box Office - and he admits the atmosphere in the locker room has changed as the show gets closer.

    He said: "For the newer generation of guys, like The Shield, Big E Langston, Bray Wyatt and myself, it's our first or second year at 'WrestleMania' ... It's exciting to see the landscape change and see the newer guys become major players in major storylines.

    "There are a lot of nerves for the younger generation, there are a lot of guys dieting and training hard but these are my favourite weeks of TV leading up to 'WrestleMania' because you never know how the landscape is going to alter or how the storylines are going to turn going into the big show."

    Fandango and the WWE will be visiting the UK in May, information and tickets are available at Bookingsdirect.com.

    © 2017 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     20 Jan: Ed Sheeran has had a pub built in his new house
     20 Jan: Charlie Sheen has taken to Twitter to apologise to Rihanna after calling her a "b***h" on live television
     20 Jan: Caroline Flack has split from Blue Logan
     20 Jan: Kim Kardashian West's cameo appearance in 'Ocean's Eight' involves a jewellery heist
     20 Jan: Fadi Fawaz has reportedly hired a bodyguard following the sad death of his partner George Michael
     20 Jan: Kerry Washington kept the gender of her baby a surprise
     20 Jan: Bella Hadid is "hurt" The Weeknd has moved on with Selena Gomez
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Four new caps for All Blacks Sevens More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    NZ shares edge lower in quiet trade More...



     Today's News

    Rugby League:
    Hunt reportedly accepts Dragons' big offer 21:57

    Accident and Emergency:
    Four hurt in plane crash in Marlborough 21:37

    Soccer:
    Williams in line for Glory A-League return 21:17

    International:
    Trump inauguration: Let the era of unpredictability begin 21:07

    Entertainment:
    Ed Sheeran has had a pub built in his new house 20:30

    Entertainment:
    Charlie Sheen has taken to Twitter to apologise to Rihanna after calling her a "b***h" on live television 20:00

    Cricket:
    Bangladesh go close to 300 in second Test 19:47

    Entertainment:
    Caroline Flack has split from Blue Logan 19:30

    Entertainment:
    Kim Kardashian West's cameo appearance in 'Ocean's Eight' involves a jewellery heist 19:00

    Rugby League:
    Thurston urges Scott to stay a Cowboy 18:57


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2017 New Zealand City Ltd