Exclusive: Jodie Sweetin to Compete on New Season of 'DWTS'

The actress appeared live on "GMA" to discuss being the first celebrity dancer announced for season 22 of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars."
5:12 | 03/02/16

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Transcript for Exclusive: Jodie Sweetin to Compete on New Season of 'DWTS'
was here till 2:00 in the morning so we'll hold down the fort. Clues all morning and have fallen short of Lara. Time to show who's making season 22 a "Full house." A cast member of "Full house." Come on out, Jodie Sweetin. Hi. Hi, Jodie. Good morning. Nice moves back there. Thank you. I was doing everything -- I was like, all right, let's make it good. Looked really good. We're going to talk to you in a moment. First we want to share your journey with everybody. Here you go. Now it's time for me to step up. Steph. No, I am clearing my schedule and I'm moving in with my sister. Reporter: She is reprising her role as Stephanie tanner in the new netflix series "Fuller house." Surprise. For eight seasons Jodie Sweetin played the middle sister. How rude. On the hit ABC show "Full house." About an unconventional family. ? Everywhere you look ? Now after overcoming some rough life battles and starting a family of her own, sweeten is returning to the spotlight. I changed so many of her diapers I feel like there were two of her. Reporter: Following in the footsteps of her TV big sister, Candace Cameron Bure ray. ? They can feel it all over ? Where did you learn those moves? Oh, I watch didn't every week. Sweetin' is joining season 22 of "Dancing with the stars." ? Hey. Yes. Go, girl. Wow. You're going to do just fine. Right. So, you have turned it down in the past. Why. I would have loved to in the past but it was a huge scheduling conflict with "Fuller house" at the time so I wasn't able to do it but I'm a huge fan of the show. We can see with Val. That had to help too when you were dancing with him on the show. It did. It did. I love this. I want to do this. I want to do this for sure. So it definitely helped set things up. Does dancing come naturally to you. It certainly looks like it does. I've always loved to dance. Stephanie was a dancer on the show growing up. I danced growing up. Not as much as I would have liked to. I definitely don't call myself a professional but I have some experience. I have some rhythm. I think I'll be okay. Can you tell us your dance partner is. I can. I'm dancing with Keo. Oh. Going to be great together. Yeah. How far into rehearsals are you? We have just had the first couple days, so -- How does it feel? It's so fun. It's so fun. We got through some basic moves of like several different styles of dance and just had a lot of fun with it. He and I get along well and he's so excited that maybe he'll have a chance to make it past week three or four. He's had some bad luck sfles's a phenomenal dancer. I can't help but notice -- The engagement. Yes. Your fiance knows you'll be spending a lot of time. He does and is incredibly supportive and asked me, show me your moves. No, I -- Oh. I'm tired. Your kids are excited. They are. I mentioned it very briefly to them because they're 8 and 5 so they're sort of untrustworthy with secrets so I haven't told them -- I was like, mommy might do this little dancing show thing but now I can go home and be like, yeah, yeah, here's pictures and all the stuff and they'll come to rehearsals and tapings. They'll be so proud of you. Mostly they'll like the costumes. Exactly. Is Candace giving you tips. She has -- she's been really great and excited for me and has shared with me that this is going to be one of the most exciting overwhelming like physically and mentally demanding things I'll ever do but it's worth it. I think you've already been dancing. The episode, not just "Fuller house" but back in the day. Oh, yes. Lookie. Yes. Yes. Got to find a way to incorporate that. I almost wore that this morning. So glad I didn't. Yeah, that would have been awkward. We just wanted to remind you. Oh, no, I remember that episode well because I loved that dress and when they -- I had to change into the little shorts outfit I had a total meltdown. The only -- I don't want to change. I love my dress. You're having like an Ethel Merriman moment. That's when they told me. Sing like Ethel Merriman. I don't know who Ethel Merriman is -- Classically trained. Obviously, I was, you know, those moves were -- whoo. Well, all the best to you, Jodie. Thank you very much, I'm so excited. And I'm finally glad that I can say something because I've been keeping it bottled up. Thanks for sharing that with us. The big "Dancing with the stars" season 22 cast reveal will be live on "Gma" next Tuesday, March 8 season 22 of "Dancing with the stars" premieres on March 21st right here on ABC. Where does the time go? We know some of the others. Yes, we do. We have to wait.

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