“Who saw Good Morning America today?!” Brant tweeted right after the announcement on the ABC morning show. “I'm thrilled to be a part of Dancing with the Stars this season.”
Brant will be paired with Peta Murgatroyd, who has been on the show for four seasons. Peta placed sixth with The Bachelor’s Sean Lowe last season, but took top honors in Season 14 with Green Bay Packers’ Donald Driver as a partner. Will she and Brant Foxtrot to victory in Season 17? Brant seems to think he has a chance with Peta by his side: “I couldn't be happier to be paired with @PetaMurgatroyd! She's an incredible dancer and I have so much respect for her #DWTS,” Brant tweeted.