By Alicia M. Cohn - 09/22/11 12:11 AM EDT
Unlike former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas), Bill ClintonBill ClintonWhat does Bill think of Hillary's Chris Wallace interview? Dem anxiety hangs over Clinton The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE will not be appearing on “Dancing With the Stars.”
The former president told talk show host Rachael Ray he once turned down an invitation to compete as the celebrity half of one of the dancing pairs, even though Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonHouston Chronicle endorses Clinton Apple's Tim Cook to hold fundraiser for Clinton Guccifer 2.0 mum on latest hack of Democrats MORE’s 92-year-old mother — who “watches it religiously” — wanted him on the show.
DeLay appeared on the ABC show in 2009, but had to withdraw midway through because of stress fractures in his feet.