Lindsay Arnold won’t return for Dancing With the Stars season 32.
“Final season after I form of introduced that I wasn’t doing [the show], it wasn’t like I retired or like I mentioned, ‘I’m executed without end. I’ll by no means ever think about doing the present once more,’ as a result of I’ll,” the professional dancer, 29, mentioned in a Thursday, August 24, TikTok video whereas displaying off her make-up routine. “I’ve actually been contemplating the choice and seeing if it’s one thing we are able to match into our life … and finally this season will not be gonna work out for me and my household.”
Arnold attributed her resolution to her household’s life-style — she lives in Utah with husband Sam Cusick and their two daughters — whereas the present movies in California. The choreographer, who received the season 25 mirrorball with Jordan Fisher, defined that it’s a huge “sacrifice” to pack up and depart dwelling for weeks on finish when Cusick, 29, wants to remain put for his job. The couple welcomed daughter June in Could and Arnold desires to prioritize watching her youngsters develop up.
“I don’t wish to separate our household,” Arnold, who additionally shares 2-year-old Sage with Cusick, added. “I don’t wish to put my youngsters by way of that proper now. I really feel like this time of their life is so valuable and is shifting so quick and I wish to cherish each single second. I don’t wish to miss a beat.”
Arnold additional famous that it’s her “season to be a mother,” which is the facet of her life that’s presently giving her essentially the most “success.” (She beforehand opted out of taking part in season 31 final yr when she was making an attempt to conceive child No. 2.)
The So You Assume You Can Dance alum — who’s “so grateful” for her 11-year tenure on DWTS — teased that she is “not executed without end” as a professional on the ballroom competitors. The truth is, Arnold added that she might need “some enjoyable connections” to season 32.
“I’m not gonna say something aside from that, however I’m very excited for this subsequent season. It’s going to be so good,” she mentioned, main her followers to invest within the feedback that her youthful sister Rylee Arnold — a former DWTS Juniors dancer — landed a spot within the troupe.
Whereas the DWTS season 32 professional lineup has but to be revealed, fellow dancer Val Chmerkovskiy is itching to return.
“I’m very excited. I had an incredible season 31, so hopefully I might experience the momentum into season 32,” Chmerkovskiy, 37, completely advised Us Weekly in Could whereas additionally teasing that his spouse, Jenna Johnson, could be coming again. “Jen, you understand, I removed my stiffest competitors by impregnating her. I don’t know if I might do it two seasons in a row, however she is so impressed and she or he’s craving to be again on Dancing With the Stars, so I’m excited to see what she creates subsequent season.”
DWTS season 32, hosted by Alfonso Ribeiro and Julianne Hough, returns to ABC and Disney+ this fall.