Marie Osmond and Jonathan Roberts, <EM>Dancing with the Stars</EM> Marie Osmond and Jonathan Roberts, Dancing with the Stars
Dancing with the Stars isn't missing a step. With the ABC hit's fifth season barely a memory, many of your favorite celebs and pro partners — from the most recent cycle as well as previous ones — are taking their fancy footwork on the road. SoftScrub Presents Dancing with the Stars kicked off Dec. 18 at the Key Arena in Seattle, Washington, and winds down Feb. 10, 2008, in Philadelphia. TVGuide.com will have updates and features every sizzling step of the way, starting with partners Marie Osmond and Jonathan Roberts.

Marie Osmond, who's toured her whole life, knows the secret to staying happy and healthy on the road. She grabs what her mother used to call "the busy box" and what Marie calls her "entertainment center." In the box? Her computer, iPod, and books, along with knitting, crocheting, or needlepoint. "Whatever project I'm working on," she explains.

Not that she'll have much free time. When she was asked to join the Dancing tour, Osmond's first reaction was, "I'm not a dancer." But upon reflection, she decided she had become a dancer on the show. "And besides," she says, "I'm loving staying in shape."

So after talking it over with Jonathan Roberts, who once again is her pro dance partner, Osmond decided to pack up the busy box and her eight kids "and just have fun. My children actually love being on the road," she says, laughing. "Because I think I'm fun on the road."

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