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Dirty Dancing Star Jennifer Grey Turned Down Role in ABC's Remake: 'It Didn't Feel Appropriate to Me'

Originally posted 08/08/2016 11:45AM

A Dirty Dancing remake is on the way – but Jennifer Grey won't be a part of it.

The actress, who starred as Baby opposite Patrick Swayze in the 1987 classic film, recently revealed she turned down a role in the upcoming ABC television remake.

"I was asked to do something on that show and I was flattered because I always want to be asked because it's nice to want to be included," she told The Hollywood Reporter Sunday. "But for me, it would be sacrosanct for me to do it because it didn't feel appropriate to me."

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Hello, Lisa: Sarah Hyland Debuts Dirty Dancing Hairdo

Hello, Lisa: Sarah Hyland Debuts Dirty Dancing Hairdo

Originally posted 04/03/2016 04:15PM

Sarah Hyland plays Baby's older sister Lisa in the remake of Dirty Dancing

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8 Things from Dirty Dancing That'll Have to Be Changed for the Reboot

8 Things from Dirty Dancing That'll Have to Be Changed for the Reboot

Originally posted 03/02/2016 02:30PM

While we're excited about the Dirty Dancing reboot that's coming down the pike, there's no getting around the fact that the original is a little dated at this point. (Not the presence of Jerry Orbach, though. Jerry Orbach is eternal.)

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Dirty Dancing Gets a Modern Makeover! Sarah Hyland to Star in ABC Remake: Report

Originally posted 03/02/2016 11:55AM

Sarah Hyland is ready to sing the Hula Hana!

The actress known for ABC's Modern Family has been cast in the network's Dirty Dancing remake, Deadline reports.

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See Bindi Irwin and Derek Hough Rehearse Iconic Dirty Dancing Routine for Dancing with the Stars

Originally posted 10/16/2015 05:25PM

Bindi Irwin and Derek Hough are taking a dive into the 1980s.

The duo is paying homage to Dirty Dancing in next week's Dancing with the Stars movie night episode and was spotted rehearsing the iconic lift originally performed by Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in the 1987 classic.

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Jennifer Grey on Her Iconic Dirty Dancing Lift with Patrick Swayze: 'Never Rehearsed It, Never Done It Since'

Jennifer Grey on Her Iconic Dirty Dancing Lift with Patrick Swayze: 'Never Rehearsed It, Never Done It Since'

Originally posted 10/13/2015 02:50PM

You know the iconic dance lift that Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze pulled off in Dirty Dancing? The actress better known as Baby in the 1987 classic has now revealed how she prepared for the scene – and the answer might surprise you.

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Jennifer Grey Jokes About Father Joel's Changes Since Coming Out: 'He's a Lot More Gay!'

Jennifer Grey Jokes About Father Joel's Changes Since Coming Out: 'He's a Lot More Gay!'

Originally posted 10/01/2015 12:00AM

Jennifer Grey continues to be her father Joel Grey's biggest supporter since he publicly came out as gay in January.

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Idina Menzel and James Corden Do Their Best Dirty Dancing Routine

Originally posted 05/01/2015 08:25AM



Idina Menzel belted out one of the biggest songs of 2014. Now, here's her great rendition – with some unlikely help – of a classic hit from 1987.

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Miranda Kerr Channels Dirty Dancing's Baby in Funny Photo

Miranda Kerr Channels Dirty Dancing's Baby in Funny Photo

Originally posted 03/25/2015 02:20AM

Sure, Patrick Swayze had the best line in Dirty Dancing when he said, "Nobody puts Baby in a corner."

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