Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer signed a contract Thursday with television lawyer Bob Barnett, famous for his representation of politicians and TV news celebrities.
According to a source close to the former White House press secretary, Spicer, no stranger to embarrassing himself in front of millions of Americans, reportedly declined the network's offer because he expects to have an "overwhelming number of commitments in the fall".
If you had your heart set on seeing Sean Spicer stumble his way through a rumba on live television, sorry about your luck.
TMZ's sources also noted that Spicer likely wouldn't have done well on the show as he's "not a good dancer".
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Read: Where Is Sean Spicer As White House Briefing Held Off-Camera Monday? He spent part of last week in meeting executives of top networks for "a contributor deal", Page Six reported, citing sources. Then, Scaramucci was sacked after just 10 days as communications director, which prompted further speculation that Spicer would remain at the White House after all.
Spicer's less than impressive dancing ability may also have been a factor in his decision not to join the programme's 25th season.
Twitter reacted with disappointment to the news that Spicer would not be appearing on Dancing With The Stars after all.