Fools, prepare to be pitied in the ballroom. According to ET, the iconic star of The A-Team, Mr. T, will be one of the contestants on season 24 of Dancing with the Stars,
ET reports that producers have been trying to book Mr. T for the reality competition for a while, and this season he will finally take part.
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Mr. T, whose real name is Lawrence Tureaud is best known for playing B.A. Baracas in the ’80s action TV series The A-Team. He’s also known for playing Clubber Lang in Rocky III where he coined his famous catchphrase, “I pity the fool!” He is currently 64.
He became a pop culture icon with his distinctive Mohawk and gold chains. He even had his own animated children’s show. This makes him a perfect fit for Dancing with the Stars, which regularly includes nostalgic celebrities from the past.
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The full cast of Dancing with the Stars season 24 will be revealed Wednesday, March 1 on Good Morning America. The competition begins Monday, March 20 at 8/7c on ABC.
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