Lance Bass on ‘Dancing,’ eating and Prop. 8: Aidin Vaziri | Lance Bass, a former member of the boy band ‘N Sync, is one of the breakout stars in the current season of “Dancing With the Stars.” The 29-year-old performer – the first openly gay contestant on the ABC reality show – talks to us about managing the demanding schedule, learning new moves and his preshow eating ritual.
Q: Last week, your former ‘N Sync bandmate Chris Kirkpatrick told People magazine you were the worst dancer in the group. What made you want to go on a competitive dancing show?
A: Oh, by far. It’s definitely something I’m used to hearing. I just like to challenge myself, like a dummy. I wanted to prove to the guys and everyone else that I could do it and not look like a complete idiot.
Q: As long as Cloris Leachman is around, I think you’ve got a lot of wiggle room in that department.
A: Very true. She does take a lot of heat away from us. But she’s amazing. She’s such a hoot backstage. I would love to go to the finals with her. We’ll see. Continue reading.