North Carolina teen to be youngest-ever male competitor on ‘Dancing with the Stars’


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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A 15-year-old North Carolina boy will be the youngest ever male contestant on the hit TV show “Dancing with the Stars.”

The Charlotte Observer reported that Mooresville native Hayes Grier will appear during Monday night’s season premiere of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.”

Hayes Grier is reportedly a social media star. He has nearly 3 million followers on Twitter, 4 million followers on Vine and more than 4 million followers on Instagram.

He currently lives in Los Angeles with his brother Nash Grier, 17, who himself is a social media celebrity.

“Dancing with the Stars” features professional dancers pairing up with celebrities to train and compete in ballroom dancing.

Monday’s season premier is expected to have at least 10 million viewers. It is the show’s 21st season.

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