Billy Porter Joins DANCING WITH THE STARS As Guest Judge Tomorrow
Billy Porter guest judges a Whitney Houston-themed episode of Dancing With the Stars, featuring hit songs from the late singer's career.
Get ready for some serious star power on the next episode of Dancing With the Stars! Tomorrow, the remaining couples will be hitting the dance floor to the iconic tunes of Whitney Houston, and the one and only Billy Porter will be joining the panel as a guest judge.
Porter has been open about his admiration for Whitney Houston, even expressing his desire to be the "Male Whitney Houston" when he was growing up. This episode holds special significance for him as he fulfilled part of that dream by starring in the 2021 Cinderella film, playing "Fab G," a character based on Houston's iconic portrayal of the Fairy Godmother in the 1997 film version.
The estate of Whitney E. Houston and her family have also expressed their gratitude for the show's dedication to honoring her legacy through this special episode. Pat Houston, executor of the estate, shared that Whitney was a fan of "Dancing with the Stars" and would be proud of this recognition.
In addition to the exciting guest judge, the remaining contestants on this season of Dancing With the Stars include a diverse lineup of celebrities, including Ariana Madix, Charity Lawson, Jason Mraz, Alyson Hannigan, Barry Williams, Harry Jowsey, and Xochitl Gomez. Each contestant brings their own unique background and talents to the competition, making for an exciting and dynamic season.
"Dancing with the Stars" is known for its thrilling choreographed dance routines, which are judged by a panel of esteemed ballroom experts, including Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli, and Derek Hough. The show is co-hosted by Alfonso Ribeiro and Julianne Hough, and is simulcast live across both ABC and Disney+ in local time zones, with next-day streaming available on Hulu.
So, get ready to feel the heat with somebody as the stars take on Whitney Houston's greatest hits in what is sure to be an unforgettable episode of Dancing With the Stars!