Nick and Vanessa Lachey May Soon Be Facing Off Against One Another on “DWTS”
Looks like Nick Lachey’s ready to take another crack at reality TV! A source has reportedly confirmed to ET that the boy bander, who will be releasing a 98 Degrees Christmas album this year, and his wife of six years, Vanessa Lachey, will soon be headed to Dancing With the Stars to face off against one another for the Mirror Ball trophy.
As People also reports, the two will likely be going head-to-head come premiere night on Monday, September 18, just as husband and wife team Alexa and Carlos PenaVega did in season 21. Although the news won’t be officially confirmed until September 6, when the show debuts the cast in full on Good Morning America, if the Lacheys do sign on, they would only be the second couple to compete in the show’s 12 year history.
Total Divas star and bride-to-be Nikki Bella has also reportedly signed on to compete on Season 25, as has Drew Scott, one half of HGTV’s Property Brothers. Meanwhile, one of the show’s announced celebrity pros, Mark Ballas, teased his celebrity partner to People, saying, “She’s lovely, she’s gifted, and she’s natural” before revealing, “I wanted her to be on the show for a while, but schedules never lined up.”
Our interest is officially piqued!
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It can be intimidating to step out on your own and build a business from the ground up. As part of our collaboration with Office Depot, we're talking with Selfmade alum and solopreneur Colette Lawrence, the faith-based motivator and relationship builder behind The M.E.E. Movement, about ways in which women in business can find success.
B + C: How did you know M.E.E. Movement was your business to start?
The M.E.E Movement represents motivation, empowerment, and encouragement for women. It is what represents me. I did not know at first that it was my business to start, but then the thought of monetizing what I loved came to me. It scared me, however. I registered the business in July 2020 and have been slowly building my wings since.
B + C: What's one strategy that's helped you start your business?
Thinking through and researching what the requirements are to start my business, and then asking questions of people who are in the business. Not all advice worked; however, it helped me to figure out what I needed to do and not to do.
B + C: Did you always know life coaching would be your entrepreneurial path?
(Smiles) No, I did not. I 'stumbled" on it. I knew that people were always coming to me for advice and I found that I loved having conversations with them, especially with women, young and old.
B + C: What was your most valuable takeaway from Selfmade?
My most valuable takeaway was the first day of training: Get out of your own way. There were a lot of great moments and important takeaways from every presenter. However, getting out of my own way, pushing past doubts, was for me my most valuable takeaway. Doing something that I had never done before took courage. If I do not focus on what is happening with me mentally then I cannot deliver to my clients successfully.
B + C: What's one piece of advice you would give to female entrepreneurs on the brink of starting?
Get out of your head. You have something to offer. You have what you need to succeed so go ahead and do it.
B + C: How do you stay motivated?
I stay motivated by listening to music and listening to motivational speakers, and sometimes someone will just reach out and talk about the impact that I made in their life. That adds the extra juice or sauce I need to pummel through the day.
B + C: What's your best organizational tip?
Keep a diary and journal. It's the best way for me to keep organized and it also provides a source motivation as I record not only my "losses" but my wins as well.
B + C: Who inspires you in the entrepreneurial space?
Shirley Toliver – She motivates and empowers and makes me always want to show up.
B + C: What has receiving the Office Depot scholarship to Selfmade done to help you start or grow your business?
The scholarship was a blessing in that all the areas that were covered offered valuable information that I needed, from social media to HR. As a new business owner, I needed to know this to increase my own personal awareness in what it takes to run a successful business. The candidness of the presenters made it easy to see myself in their shoes and helped me to realize that I can also get there.
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