ABC-TV executive Robert Mills was asked last month by The Hollywood Reporter, “Who is your ultimate get for “Dancing With The Stars?” He answered: “Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess (of York). She’d be great. Now the get of gets is Richard Simmons. He’s somebody I’d just love to hug. This is a formal offer. Come on, Richard. You have carte blanche.”
Sarah Ferguson, 57, the Duchess of York, is an author, humanitarian, broadcaster and spokesperson. In 1986, Ferguson married Prince Andrew, the Duke of York. The couple amicably divorced in 1996 and has two adult daughters, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie.
Milton Teagle “Richard” Simmons, 68, is a fitness guru, actor, and comedian. He promotes weight-loss plans, famously through his Sweatin’ to the Oldies line of aerobics videos and is known for his unusual, flamboyant and energetic persona.