Former Dancing with the Stars contestant and transgender activist Chaz Bono has announced that he will be the latest celebrity to visit the popular teen show Degrassi! Chaz stopped by the Toronto set of the long-running drama Degrassi:The Next Generation, Thursday to film scenes for an episode that is set to air this fall. Bono said in a statement “ I work with a transgender teen support group that is part of the organization Transforming Family.” He also said that “When the opportunity to be part of a series that features a trans teen camp up, I was thrilled.”
Bono will play himself in the episode, acting as a surprise celebrity judge for a Battle of the Bands style contest at the fictional Degrassi Community School. Degrassi returns July 16th, and Bono’s episode will air sometime this fall. Will you watch?