(Photo by Fred Lee/ABC via Getty Images) CHERYL BURKE, RYAN LOCHTEDANCING WITH THE STARS - Episode 2308 - Dancing with the Stars treats viewers to a frightfully delightful night filled with chilling performances on MONDAY, OCTOBER 31 (- p.m. (Eric Mc Candless/ABC via Getty Images) RYAN LOCHTE, CHERYL BURKEHOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 28: Dancer/TV personality Cheryl Burke (L) and swimmer Ryan Lochte visit Hollywood Today Live at W Hollywood on October 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California.(Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2305' - The nine remaining celebrities will set out to leave a lasting impression with their dances as they commemorate their most memorable year, on 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, OCTOBER 10 (- p.m. (Eric Mc Candless/ABC via Getty Images) CHERYL BURKEDANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2304' - One of the biggest shows 'Dancing with the Stars' has ever put on will unfold on the ballroom floor, as the 11 remaining celebrities perform big spectacle dances for Cirque du Soleil(r) night, on 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, OCTOBER 3 (- p.m. (Eric Mc Candless/ABC via Getty Images) CHERYL BURKE, RYAN LOCHTENEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: Ryan Lochte and Cheryl Burke pose as Season 23 of 'Dancing With The Stars' meets the press at Planet Hollywood Times Square on September 7, 2016 in New York City (Photo by Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/Getty Images)LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 29: Kym Johnson and Cheryl Burke attend Kym Johnson's Bachelorette party at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino at on July 29, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.I finished, dillydallied for a while, and I was like, "I want to move a little! I love Dancing With the Stars, and if I’m available, I want to do it. Us: In interviews in 2011, you accused the show of favoring Derek! [Laughs.] Us: Cheryl, you were bullied for your weight in 2008.
“But over a period of, let’s say, 10 years, people all come back in some way, saying, ‘Hey, we haven’t spoken in a decade, but I understand where you’re coming from, and I want us to continue being friends.’ I have a 100 percent return rate.” Us: So, why return to the show? I went to Japan and did a show called Love the Floor, and it brought back my love for dancing. Us: The pro-partner relationship is intense, almost like you’re a real couple. CB: Well, we do dry-hump each other for what seems like 24/7 for a few months!
Maksim Chmerkovskiy: I was on tour with my brother Val [also a DWTS pro, partnering with Olympian Laurie Hernandez] this summer. I didn’t realize how much I affected people — and myself — through dancing. Derek Hough: My plan was to do Singin’ in the Rain on Broadway this fall, but there were no theaters available. Derek may have a rivalry with me, but I don’t have one. It’s not a great feeling when you have to be half naked wearing those little costumes either. If anything, I was displaying a healthy body image.
pro took to Instagram this week to share highlights from her relaxing Caribbean getaway to Grenada with her boyfriend, Matthew Lawrence.
WATCH: Cheryl Burke Opens Up About Taking Over 'Dance Moms,' Filling in for Abby Lee Miller In one of the sweet snaps, a bikini-clad Burke poses next to the star in front of the crystal clear water at the Sandals La Source Grenada hotel.
(Photo by Denise Truscello/Wire Image)LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 14: (L-R) DJ Caroline D'Amore and TV personality Cheryl Burke attend Meeting JASMIN Fine Art Exhibition at Ace Gallery on July 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.