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SARAH Ferguson could be joining this year’s Dancing with the Stars amid her ex Prince Andrew’s legal drama.

The Duchess Of York, 62, est un “prime targetfor bosses of the ABC showkeen to bounce back from a recent ratings dip, insiders said.

Fergie could be taking part in this year's

Fergie could be taking part in this year’sCrédit: Getty Images – Getty

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entre-temps, a source close to the Duchess told The Sun that while Fergie has previously turned down offers from the UK’s Strictly Come Dancing, she always carefullyconsidersUS offers.

It comes as her former husband Prince Andrew demanded a jury trial and denied allegations in the ongoing case with Virginia Guiffre, who accuses him of sexually assaulting her when she was 17.

Fergie is seen as anA list namefor the Fall series and could command a pay packet of close to one million dollarsand would be protected from any questions on the legal case, les initiés disent.

Actuellement, ABC and BBC Studios are keen toup the talent levelto curb the declining ratings of recent seasons.

L'initié a dit: "Bien sûr, Sarah would be of great interest given everything that is going on with Prince Andrew.

“ABC will do their best to protect her from getting media questions on that matter.

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“Their skilled media and production team have famously protected famous contestants, including Olivia Jade, from having family scandals dragged up.

“But look, the fact that Andrew is in the news would make it fascinating for viewers with all the issues going on legally.

HUNT FOR STARS

Actuellement, senior executives within the ABC Studios in Los Angeles have been charged with findingat least one or ideally two major household names that fascinate fans,” une source a dit.

Secret requests and conversations with agents, aides, and friends of potential contestants have allegedly begun in a quest to find a strong lineup, ils ont ajouté.

Their brief is tothink bigand lurean Oscar, Emmy or Grammy-winning star, who will make headlines on and off-screen.

Officially the show has not yet been recommissioned, but production team workers expect to be there for season 31 as ABC still makes significant profits from the show despite the lowering ratings.

A source close to the Duchess revealed: “She hasn’t been approached about this yet.

She has been asked to do Strictly in the UK several times and has always turned it down but she always considers opportunities in the US carefully.”

De retour dans 2006, the royal claimed she had her sights on DWTS.

I’d quite like to go on Dancing with the Stars,” she told Inside Edition. “I’d like them to teach me the tango.

The Duchess and Prince Andrew divorced in 1996 after a decade-long marriage but remained very close friends.

Andrew has now demanded his day in court and denied all the allegations against him in an official response to Virginia Giuffre’s sexual assault lawsuit this week.

A trial date is penciled in for the end of 2022, taking place between September and December this year.

Guiffre, 38, claims in 2001 she was trafficked by convicted sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell and billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein to have sex with Andrew in London when she was 17, and a minor in US law.

The prince, 61, who has always vehemently denied all accusations against him, is being sued by Giuffre in a US civil case.

A rep for Ferguson declined to comment.

The Sun reached out to ABC for comment.

DWTS bosses are hoping the Duchess will drive ratings, insiders said

DWTS bosses are hoping the Duchess will drive ratings, insiders saidCrédit: Getty
Fergie has previously said she would like to learn the tango on the show

Fergie has previously said she would like to learn the tango on the showCrédit: Getty – Donateur
This year's show has not yet been recommissioned, but it is expected to go ahead this Fall

This year’s show has not yet been recommissioned, but it is expected to go ahead this FallCrédit: Getty
Fergie has previously turned down offers from similar Brit dance show Strictly Come Dancing

Fergie has previously turned down offers from similar Brit dance show Strictly Come DancingCrédit: Getty