dancing with the Stars Supporter, Cheryl Burke felt “disappointed” ahead of the series’ live show after learning she had coronavirus (COVID-19). Because of this, he and partner Cody Rigsby were unable to stay in the ballroom.
He and the popular Peleton instructor stayed away from the cast. The rehearsal footage of the two was judged in lieu of a live performance. Although they remain in competition, Burke admitted that he felt “disappointed” after learning the diagnosis.
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NS dancing with the Stars The pro shared his health status in an Instagram video shot before and after being tested for the virus.
“Unfortunately, I’m on my way to take a COVID test because not only am I scared and at a loss for words, I feel like I’ve run down a bit,” Burke said before his test.
Upon receiving his rapid results, Burke told his followers, “I have really bad news. I’m positive, which means I have COVID.”
“I feel so bad for Cody. I feel like I’m disappointing him, it’s so overwhelming,” cried Burke. “It’s Sunday, and the show’s tomorrow… I hope I didn’t spill it.”
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“I Had All Kinds of Emotions,” Burke Too And! News. “For some reason there was a lot of shame behind it, hopeless, sad, just hopeless because you really can’t control the situation.”
She said she had “no answer” as to how she might have contracted the virus. She said that she has been fully vaccinated.
However, she believes she may have contracted the virus because of the travel she and her celebrity partner have made between New York and California as they practice their ballroom routines for the show.
“All I know is that we’re traveling from LA to New York,” Burke revealed.
“Cody has another job. He’s a peloton instructor. We’re just doing what we’re trying to do so we can practice every day for the show,” said the dance pro to Rigby mastering the dance techniques About the time taken to do so.
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While Burke remains in quarantine, there are plans for Rigsby to continue performing with a different supporter.
She shared that Rigsby is “very talented” and “having the best time” as her pro partner.
“We’re like best friends honestly already. I’d hate for it to end. I’m hoping I’ll be cleaned up pretty soon and maybe I can go back to the way it was . I don’t know; we’re taking it day by day,” she admitted.
dancing with the Stars Airs Mondays at 8 p.m. EST on ABC.