Michele Bachmann has some important news to share: She won’t be appearing on “Dancing with the Stars.”


Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.). (AP photo/Charlie Neibergall)

“In full disclosure, I did win a polka dancing competition when I was in the tenth grade at my alma mater, Anoka High School in Anoka, Minn.,” Bachmann said in the statement. “But, despite my tenth grade polka success and my lifelong love of ballroom dancing, the recent rumors are false. I will not be joining ‘Dancing with the Stars.’ ”

The latest season of the show begins March 19; ABC is expected to announce its lineup during the Feb. 28 airing of “Good Morning America.”