Good news, DWTS fans: you now have the power to influence the pairing of celebrities and pro dancers on “Dancing with the Stars” (@DancingABC). For the first time, Twitter users can affect the fate of the dancers by casting a vote within a Tweet for an element of the show called “The Switch Up”, which requires all couples to switch partners.
To vote, tweet using #DWTS, followed by the first name of the celebrity and the first name of the professional dancer. For example, to pair up Meryl Davis and Derek Hough, use the Tweet “#DWTS Meryl Derek”. You can also can go to http://abc.go.com/dwts/switch to vote.
Twitter voting for The Switch Up remains open until Monday, March 31 at 11:59 p.m. ET. The new dance pairings will be revealed live on the following week’s show, Monday, April 7.
If you’re wondering how the professionals feel about The Switch Up, Tony Dovolani and Witney Carson dished about it during a live-tweeting Q&A hosted by @USATODAYLife, as shown below.
So vote now on Twitter, and be sure to tune in to “Dancing with the Stars” for the results!