Wichita's Kirstie Alley to appear on 'Dancing With the Stars'

LOS ANGELES — Wichita native Kirstie Alley will be among 11 celebrity contestants hoofing it on the 12th season of "Dancing with the Stars."

The cast was announced Monday in segments that aired during an episode of ABC's "The Bachelor." The ABC show returns March 21.

Alley will be joined by former welterweight champ Sugar Ray Leonard, model Petra Nemcova and Ralph Macchio of the hit 1984 "Karate Kid" movie.

Also hitting the dance floor will be Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward; professional wrestler Chris Jericho; "Loveline" radio show co-host Mike Catherwood; one-time rap prodigy Romeo (formerly Lil' Romeo); Chelsea Kane of Disney Channel's "Jonas"; talk show host Wendy Williams and reality star Kendra Wilkinson.