12 Celebs Who Have Turned Down ‘Dancing With the Stars’ (PHOTOS)

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12 Celebs Who Have Turned Down ‘Dancing With the Stars’ (PHOTOS)

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12 Celebs Who Have Turned Down ‘Dancing With the Stars’ (PHOTOS)

Each and every season, the producers of Dancing With the Stars manage to bring onboard some of the best celebrities out there — we’re looking at you, Mr. T!

Though it seems like joining would be a no-brainer, there are a lot of stars who don’t want to be seen shaking their tail feathers on national TV.

Click through the gallery above to see the famous faces who turned down their shot at a Mirrorball Trophy.

Dancing With the Stars returns Monday, March 20, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

12 Celebs Who Have Turned Down ‘Dancing With the Stars’ (PHOTOS)
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Nick Carter

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Nick Carter

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Though he ended up joining Season 21 — and got second place! — the Backstreet Boys star had to say no a few years back because he was on tour.

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Caitlyn Jenner

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Caitlyn Jenner

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The former Olympian was asked to come onboard for a recent season and ultimately said no.

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Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan

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What a season this would’ve been! The Mean Girls star has been approached about joining the show in the past, but just hasn’t been able to say yes. We’re still holding out hope!

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Tiffani Thiessen

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Tiffani Thiessen

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A number of her Saved By the Bell co-stars have been on the show, including Mario Lopez and Elizabeth Berkley, but the gig is just not for Tiffani.

"I've been asked a few times, but my response to that is that I am an actor, not a dancer,” she told The Huffington Post.

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Martha Stewart

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Martha Stewart

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The lifestyle guru was approached to join Season 18 and basically said thanks, but no thanks.

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Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton

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Following the 2016 election, the Democratic nominee was asked to come onboard the ABC show, but she respectfully declined.

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Bill Clinton

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Bill Clinton

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Yes, and her husband was asked to join, too!

“This is interesting — actually they contacted me once about this,” he said on The Rachael Ray Show.

“And I told them I didn’t have the time to train for it. You know, you actually go out there and train — you really work at it.”

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Gayle King

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Gayle King

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Oprah’s BFF said no because she’s too embarrassed!

"I think it's good to keep my public humiliation to a minimum," she said to Us Weekly. "I would never want to embarrass my children ever... or myself! I can't dance."

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Demi Moore

Demi Moore

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Following her daughter Rumer’s first place finish on Season 20, the A-list actress was asked if she’d like to compete on the following season.

Though she loved being a dance mom, the 54-year-old wasn’t interested.

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Mark Zuckerberg

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Mark Zuckerberg

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It’s not necessarily surprising, but the Facebook creator was not down for DWTS.

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Jamie Lee Curtis

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Jamie Lee Curtis

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We’d all love it if the Scream Queens star would show us her moves, but she’ll only join under one circumstance.

"I'll tell you how I would do Dancing With the Stars," she told E! News. "If they gave me a million dollars to give to charity... I would only do it if there was a big charity component.”

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Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah

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Though she’s been asked in the past, dancing on national television just doesn’t interest the actress and singer — unless it’s for a live Broadway musical!

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Each and every season, the producers of Dancing With the Stars manage to bring onboard some of the best celebrities out there — we’re looking at you, Mr. T!

Though it seems like joining would be a no-brainer, there are a lot of stars who don’t want to be seen shaking their tail feathers on national TV.

Click through the gallery above to see the famous faces who turned down their shot at a Mirrorball Trophy.

Dancing With the Stars returns Monday, March 20, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.