Kym Johnson considering a 'Dancing' departure
Two-time champ hoping to find more work in native Australia
"Dancing With the Stars" pro Kym Johnson is considering leaving the ballroom competition in order to gain more work in her native Australia. The two-time "DWTS" champion is currently Down Under filming Australia's "Celebrity Apprentice," and she's hoping it won't be the last time she gets to work in her home country.
Johnson tells Yahoo News, "It'd be great to finish that up ("Dancing With the Stars"). I'm doing this ("Celebrity Apprentice") because it's nice to be home, and I'm thinking about hanging up the dance shoes." The blonde beauty has been with the show since 2006, and because of her stint on "Celebrity Apprentice," it could possibly mean she won't be a cast member for the upcoming 16th season of "DWTS" in March. She adds, "I'd love to do other things. I want to be able to go between Australia and the States a little bit more because I really miss my family." Johnson isn't the only "DWTS" veteran considering leaving the show. Fellow pros Derek Hough, Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Cheryl Burke have all expressed interest in hanging up their TV dance shoes in the near future.