Mark Ballas: I Can’t “Fight” Potential Paula Deen Dancing with the Stars Appearance

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By Daniel Gates


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There have been rumors that Paula Deen may compete on “Dancing with the Stars,” and pro dancer Mark Ballas says personal feelings have nothing to do with whether he or his colleagues would hit the floor with the embattled celebrity kitchen personality.


When TMZ asked Ballas whether any of the dancers would “have a problem” with Deen being on the show, he said it was a matter of professionalism.

“Whether they had a problem or not, we don’t have the say or the prerogative to have a problem,” said the dancer. “For us, it’s like, that’s our job… You get paid to do it, and just do as you’re told, and go with the flow.”

Would Ballas “put up a fight” if producers partnered him with Deen?

He replied, “I can’t put up a fight.”

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