•   
  •   
  •   

Entertainment Why 'Dancing With the Stars’ Season 30 May Be Cheryl Burke’s Last

20:00  14 september  2021
20:00  14 september  2021 Source:   usmagazine.com

Cheryl Burke speaks about balancing her sobriety with her work on DWTS

  Cheryl Burke speaks about balancing her sobriety with her work on DWTS Cheryl Burke spoke about her anxiety regarding the balance between her role on Dancing With The Stars and sobriety in a video that was shared to her Instagram account on Tuesday. The 37-year-old professional dancer was seen discussing the conflicting feelings she was experiencing while heading to a taping in the clip, and she was very forthcoming about her emotional state prior to performing in the program.The new season of the hit ABC dancing competition series initially premiered on Monday and features the talents of numerous figures from the entertainment industry.

Hanging up her dance shoes? Maybe so. Cheryl Burke opened up about her future on Dancing With the Stars during the Monday, September 13, episode of Tamron Hall.

Cheryl Burke wearing a suit and tie © Broadimage/Shutterstock

'Dancing With the Stars' Season 30: Everything We Know

Read article

“You know as a dancer, especially as a woman, our career, it doesn’t last very long. The fact that I’m 37 and still sambaing out there and shimmying is pretty unheard of,” the pro dancer said. “I’m not in the competitive level anymore, but still, I also have to understand that I have arthritis in my body, you know? The pounding and pounding and pounding, [I’m] technically leading our sports players or whoever we’re dancing with, right?”

The best moments of the 2021 Tony Awards

  The best moments of the 2021 Tony Awards The best moments of the 2021 Tony Awards

Burke, who has competed on more seasons than any other pro with 24 under her belt, added that her personal life affects her choice as well.

Cheryl Burke talking on a cell phone: Cheryl Burke Addresses Future With DWTS © Provided by US Weekly Cheryl Burke Addresses Future With DWTS

“I have to think about if I want a family, and obviously I do,” the choreographer, who married Matthew Lawrence in 2019, told Tamron Hall. “I also have body dysmorphia that I deal with as well that comes with the business that also came even before I moved here to Los Angeles. So there’s all that that I have to deal with. Then I have to think about, ‘OK, it’s not just me now. It’s me and my husband, and what do we want for our future?'”

The Dance Moms alum noted that she’s already accomplished so much over her 24 seasons, two of which she won.

Cheryl Burke Tests Positive for COVID Ahead of 'DWTS': Watch Emotional Video

  Cheryl Burke Tests Positive for COVID Ahead of 'DWTS': Watch Emotional Video Cheryl Burke Tests Positive for COVID Ahead of 'DWTS': Watch Emotional Video“I have really bad news: I am positive, which means I have COVID,” the pro, 37, said in a Sunday, September 26, Instagram video taken from behind the wheel. “I just got the news now, and … I’ve been feeling progressively worse. The PCR test came back positive, and I just feel so bad.

‘DWTS’ Pros for Season 30 Announced: Who’s Back and Who’s Missing?

Read article

“I am grateful for that experience, but I’m not like these other girls who just had babies and can just bounce back,” she said. “I know my body, but I also, more importantly, know my own mental health, and if I have this body image issue that I’m dealing with, again, if this [points to her head] is not OK, I can’t perform.”

Season 30 marks the return of pros Witney Carson and Lindsay Arnold. The dancers both took time off season 29 after having children, but are ready to compete again.

Matthew Lawrence holding a sign posing for the camera: Cheryl Burke Addresses Future With DWTS Matthew Lawrence © Provided by US Weekly Cheryl Burke Addresses Future With DWTS Matthew Lawrence

The Emmy winner has been open about her want to have a family through the years. In April 2020, Lawrence, 41, revealed that they had put their plans on hold amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Every 'Dancing With the Stars' Pro Through the Years: Where Are They Now?

Read article

“We’re just waiting to see what happens because I think we were going to move, we were going to start that next journey, but everything’s a little bit on pause right now,” the actor told Us Weekly exclusively at the time. “When this starts to clear out, I think we’ll have a better view or understanding.”

Burke added, “I think it’s healthier. I don’t know if being pregnant right now would be ideal for me.”

Dancing With the Stars season 30 debuts on ABC Monday, September 20, at 8 p.m. ET.

Cheryl Burke on DWTS Return After COVID: Felt Like 'There Was a Pillow on My Face as I Was Jiving' .
"My lungs felt like they were going to collapse," Cheryl Burke said of returning to Dancing with the Stars with partner Cody Rigsby after recovery from breakthrough COVID-19 case s. The Dancing with the Stars duo had been quarantining after contracting breakthrough cases of COVID-19 before returning for Monday's episode to compete as part of "Disney Heroes" night, taking on the jive to "Stand Out" from A Goofy Movie. On Tuesday night, they danced the Viennese Waltz to the song "Gaston" from Beauty and the Beast.

usr: 1
This is interesting!