While Dancing With the Stars has been interested in having Simone Biles as one of its season 23 contestants, the Olympic champion is setting the record straight, saying her busy schedule could prevent her from joining the ABC reality competition.
"I would love to do Dancing with the Stars, but so far we have a three month tour after this Olympics," Simone exclusively told E! News' Zuri Hall at the P&G Family Home in Rio. "I'm not sure if I'll have time."
Still, Simone is hoping to eventually compete on DWTS once her schedule slows down, saying she is open to joining the season 24 cast. "I would really love to do it in the spring if that's possible."
A source confirmed to E! News that producers were eyeing the 19-year-old, who just won four gold medals, as well as bronze medal, in the Rio Olympics, for one of the 12 contestants that will compete this upcoming season, along with The Bachelorette's JoJo Fletcher and Jake T. Austin, the former star of The Fosters and Wizards of Waverly Place. (ABC does not comment on casting rumors.)
Should be join the show for its 24th season in the spring Simone wouldn't be the first Olympic gymnast to appear in the ballroom, as her gold medalist teammate Aly Raisman competed on season 16, Shawn Johnson won season eight (and came in second on the All-Stars season), and Nastia Liukin took part in season 20.
ABC is set to announce the official cast for season 23 on Good Morning America on Tuesday, Aug. 30, with the season premiere airing on Monday, Sept. 12 at 8 p.m.