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GMA’s Sam Champion makes desperate plea to fans about his job after major success on new show

GMA'S Sam Champion has called on fans not to "give my job away yet" after he was praised for his performance on the first episode of Dancing with the Stars.

Fans were shocked over Champion's moves on Dancing with the Stars, saying that he could be a pro after he breezed through week one of the competition series.

GMA's Sam Champion made a plea about his job after fans told him he should be a pro dancerCredit: Getty
Champion jokingly asked to keep his job with GMA as fans praised his performance on the TV showCredit: ABC/Andrew Eccles

The beloved Good Morning America weathercaster shared a picture of himself dancing with partner Cheryl Burke.

"I sooooo love the pics from last nights dance!!" he said, along with a striking image of the two working the floor.

One fan commented: "Good bye. ABC. Sam is now going become a professional dancer. Your pictures of both of you are really great."

"Hahahahaha! Don't give my job away just yet, please," Champion jokingly responded.

Other fans commented on the tweet to share how much they loved the GMA star's performance.

"You did a great job Sam. I was so hoping you wouldn't be the 1st to leave. Keep up your momentum, you can only get better," a fan said.

Another commented: "You two were awesome."

The new cha-cha dancer joined the 31st season of DWTS alongside Wayne Brady, Charli D'AmelioTeresa Giudice, Vinny GuadaginoJordin Sparks, and more celebrities.

The first episode aired on September 19, and Champion made it to the next round to learn more choreography.

As the DWTS season progresses, America will decide who will stay and become the true champion of the season by voting weekly.

"It's you guys that keep us in the game, so thank you for voting. I get to learn another dance," Champion said excitedly.


Earlier this month, Sam surprised fans with his major career development, as fellow GMA notable Lara Spencer announced that he would be on season 31 of the show.

"We're going to start with a very special celebrity that is joining the cast. He is going to take the dance floor by storm, that is a clue," she said.

"He has a winning name. That's a clue. Everyone, please welcome to the cast of Dancing With The Stars, our very own Samuel Champion!"

Sam came out in his dancing outfit, twirling an umbrella.

"Wow. Props already," Lara said.

Lara asked Sam if he was ready for the outfits, spray tans, workouts, and work ethic that goes into being on the show.

"You already know me, and the answer to all of that is no," he joked.

The meteorologist admitted that he wants to lose the Covid 15 pounds that he put on and has never danced a day in his life.

Lara then proceeded to say that wasn't true and showed clips of Sam dancing on air.

He told her that Robin Roberts was shocked but very supportive of his new career move, and asked his co-hosts to come out to LA for support.

The meteorologist joked that he might not be in the competition long, so they should come to see him in the first few shows.