The country singer told CMT’s Cody Alan that anyone hoping to see him tango should not hold their breath.
“Dancing with the Stars has called me a couple of times, and I’ve just respectfully declined,” the season 10 winner said on After Midnite.
Does he have two left feet? What reason did he have for passing?
“Nobody wants to see that on their TV,” he joked. “It’s just one of those things.”
McCreery may be a bit busy with his music career. He released the song “Southern Belle” this summer and is booked solid with tour dates through November. The singer will appear at the Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen, MN, on Sept. 25.
Pickler won the prized mirror ball trophy in 2013.
Dancing With the Stars airs 8 p.m. ET on ABC tonight (Sept. 21) with Chaka Khan, pop singer Andy Grammer, southern cook Paula Deen, teenage wildlife conservationist Bindi Irwin and Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter, among others, competing.