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Bachelor’s Melissa Now Dancing with the Stars Competitor

Melissa RycroftWho needs Nancy O’Dell? ABC has just scored someone even better.

Despite being faced with two holes in their casting lineup, the producers of Dancing with the Stars have rebounded quickly. (Practice apparently makes perfect.) According to insiders, the injured host of Access Hollywood has already been replaced with one of the most talked about women around: .

Just days after being publicly humiliated on TV, The Bachelor‘s Rycroft will reportedly be facing the national spotlight once again. According to People, the jilted fiancee will be stepping out on the ballroom floor tomorrow as Nancy O’Dell’s substitute. Although Rycroft will have had little rehearsal time, the 25-year-old already has other dance (and reality) experience under her belt. Melissa was also featured on Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team.

Earlier this week, it was revealed by several sources that Holly Madison (The Girls Next Door) would be filling in for singer Jewel.

(You can find all the Dancing with the Stars 8 posts here.)

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