Northern Kentucky man wants to dance with Ellen

CINCINNATI - If a Northern Kentucky man gets his way, he'll soon be dancingwith Ellen DeGeneres.

Forest Thomer, 23, of Cold Spring is on his way to getting 1million people to "Do the Ellen." DeGeneres, the popular talk showhost seen on Channel 9, dances with her audience during one segmenteach show.

On Aug. 18, Thomer will be at "Party in the Park" recruitingpeople to take part in the "World's Largest Ellen Dance."

"One of my dreams in life is to dance with Ellen," said Thomer."Some of my friends said it would never happen, and I am out tolive a dream. I'm a man on mission."

The fun starts Wednesday, at 5:30 p.m. at Sawyer Point inDowntown Cincinnati. Admission is free. The Menus will beperforming live.

Thomer also showed 9 News anchor Tanya O'Rourke how to do theEllen Dance on 9 News at Noon. The video can be viewed in theplayer to the left.