Dancing Pro is currently partnered with Peloton instructor Cody Rigsby
“Dancing with the Stars” may look a little different this week now as Cheryl Burke has tested positive for COVID-19.
The dancing pro, 37, announced the news on Sunday evening in an emotional video on her Instagram, in which she was seen admitting her symptoms while driving to go for a test, as well as revealing later in the day that His PCR test came back positive.
The star, who is currently partnering with Peloton instructor Cody Rigsby on Season 30 of the hit ABC dance competition, opens Video Early in the morning in Los Angeles as she drives to get her test done. She admits that she is feeling “run down” because she worries that she might have COVID-19. While she admits that she is afraid of getting the results, she notes to her followers that she has been vaccinated, thus making her case one of many successful cases seen in America.
In the video she says, “I’m fully vaccinated, Moderna’s fully vaccinated.” “Blood type, in case anyone is wondering, hey positive and I could still have COVID. This is crazy. Well, good luck to me.”
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According to Burke, the video jumps to later at 4:00 p.m. PST, when she looks more emotional as she reveals she tested positive. She almost immediately thinks of her dancing partner and wonders what is going to happen to her.
“The PCR test came back and it came back positive and I just feel so bad… I feel so bad for Cody, I feel like I’m letting him down,” Burke says, fighting back tears. “I just feel like sh–, to be quite honest. And it’s overwhelming because it’s Sunday and the show is tomorrow.”
A representative for “Dancing With the Stars” did not comment when reached by Granthshala News, but noted that the show will address Burke’s absence on Monday’s episode.
The star later noted in his video that he would have to quarantine for at least ten days before returning to work. Most of all, she says she hopes she didn’t spread it to anyone else.
“Yeah, I thought I should tell you guys because I’ve been as open and genuine and vulnerable as I am here. I hope I didn’t spread it,” she concludes. “For those of you who don’t think COVID is a real thing, it’s f—real, man.”