"Living on Air Force retirement and Social Security, I'm forced to go out and sing for my supper quite a bit," Aldrin admits in explaining his "Dancing" decision to Zap2it. "Most of the astronauts are in the business of marketing memorabilia and autographs. It's not like a football player being paid millions and millions, and it's a shame that somebody who has gone to the moon has to do that."I may end up watching this season for just this reason.
Tuesday, March 2, 2010
Dancing with the Stars (and Galaxies)
If you weren’t watching ABC's "The Bachelor" last night, you probably missed the lineup for Season 10 of "Dancing with the Stars." (Gasp! Horror!) It’s a pretty standard collection of B-list celebrities: Nicole Scherzinger, Pamela Anderson, Sharon Doherty, Kate Gosselin. And NO Tom DeLay will not reprise his role as a two-steppin’ Texan. However, there was one guest that caught my attention--80 year old
astronaut moonwalker Col. Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin. Apparently, rumors circulated that Aldrin was to be joined by fellow astronaut Neil Armstrong—but that proved to be untrue. Aldrin did an interview with Zap2It: