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'DWTS' Casting Rumors: Cody Simpson in Talks to Join, Juan Pablo 'No Longer Wanted'

February 28, 2014 (3:37 am) GMT
The Australian pop star is reportedly set to compete in the 18th season of 'Dancing with the Stars', while the current Bachelor is no longer courted by the producers because 'he's just too risky.'

With less than a week before "" season 18 kicks off on March 17, the show's producers are hard at work to cast the celebrity contestants. Words on the street are, 17-year-old Australian pop singer is currently in talks to join the dancing competition.

Juan Pablo Galavis, who stars on "" this season, was reportedly also under serious consideration for a spot on "DWTS", but the producers have had a change of heart about him. A source tells E! News that he's "no longer wanted" on the show because "he's just too risky" and "there's too much negativity at this point."

The official cast line-up of "DWTS" season 18 will be revealed on "" Tuesday, March 4. It has been rumored that "" star NeNe Leakes and "Full House" star are among the celebrity contestants.

Meanwhile, has been officially tapped to replace -Charvet as a co-host alongside Tom Bergeron. "DWTS" judge Carrie Ann Inaba recently admitted she "was floored" to learn that Burke-Charvet was fired from the show.

"We all know this kind of stuff happens in our business and we all have to be prepared and nothing's forever and you have to be willing to change, but it was shocking," she said, adding that immediately texted Burke-Charvet "to see if she was OK." She continued, "I'm not going to lie-I was shocked and saddened."

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