A “Dancing with the Stars” alum revealed that her relationship suffered whereas she was a contestant within the movie star ballroom competitors greater than a decade in the past.
In 2010, Audrina Patridge competed on the 11th season of DWTS and was paired with professional associate Tony Dovolani. The former “The Hills” alum was a robust contender, however was eradicated sixth within the season that noticed actress Jennifer Grey take dwelling the mirrorball trophy.
At the time, Patridge dished about her nice chemistry with Dovolani.
“Tony and I clicked instantly,” she advised The Hollywood Gossip in 2010. “He is the perfect associate – he is affected person, however he actually is aware of methods to push me and encourage me. I’m so fortunate to have been paired with him.”
But in her new ebook, Patridge claimed that behind the scenes, her then-romantic associate wasn’t as pleased in regards to the pairing.
Audrina Patridge Claims That Her Ex, Corey Bohan, Accused Her of Having an Affair With Tony Dovolani
Patridge was simply 25 years old when she competed on “Dancing With the Stars,” whereas Dovolani was 37 and married and had three children together with his spouse, Lina.
In her tell-all ebook, “Choices: To the Hills and Back Again,” Patridge revealed that in her time on DWTS, her then-boyfriend, BMX rider Corey Bohan, was jealous of her shut relationship with Dovolani.
Patridge admitted that the calls for of DWTS meant that she was unable to spend so much of time with Bohan, however that he started to accuse her of getting a sexual relationship together with her professional associate.
“Every single day, he would make impolite, nasty feedback about Tony and what he was so certain was occurring,” Patridge wrote. “Corey accused me of creating the dances too attractive and inappropriate, as if I had management over the steps of the tango.”
“Tony is a fortunately married man with three lovely children,” Patridge wrote. “He’s an actual household man — interval, full cease. There wasn’t even a touch of something inappropriate! But he would not let it go.”
Patridge wrote that Bohan would “continuously” name or textual content her whereas she was rehearsing with Dovolani and that she was “embarrassed” by his fixed check-ins and possessive habits.
“I do know that Tony and other people on the show have been beginning to discover,” she wrote. “The stress was intently affecting my headspace throughout rehearsals.”
“The Hills” alum additionally revealed that Bohan at all times confirmed up on the DWTS studio twice every week for the stay exhibits and acted like a supportive associate, however that after they received dwelling he would rant.
“[Corey] acted so loving and happy with me in entrance of the cameras and the opposite dancers, earlier than blowing up and yelling at me as soon as we received dwelling,” she revealed.
Once she was eradicated, Patridge revealed that she was secretly relieved that she “did not must be below Corey’s microscope any longer.”
Patridge ended up marrying Bohan, however not for lengthy. In 2018, the MTV star filed for divorce from Bohan after lower than a yr of marriage, based on Page Six.
Tony Dovolani Left DWTS Because He Was Tired of ‘Babysitting’ His Partners
During his future on DWTS, Dovolani was paired with everybody from Wendy Williams to Wynonna Judd, nevertheless it was his partnerships with sure actuality stars that proved to be an excessive amount of. The Albanian-American professional dancer famously butted heads with TLC actuality star Kate Gosselin, and he was partnered with a few “Real Housewives” stars as effectively. He left DWTS in 2016 after being paired with Marla Maples and touchdown in 10th place.
In 2018, Dovolani advised Hollywood Life that “nothing main occurred” that prompted him to stop the show, however that he is merely had sufficient of “babysitting” sure companions.
“Some of those celebrities, or actuality celebrities, I ought to say, they generally … they’ve an thought of what they assume they’re and who they’re, they usually did not notice that I wasn’t there to take care of them,” he defined. “I used to be there to show them methods to dance. So, when it turns into about apart from instructing them methods to dance, I need no a part of it.”
“For me, it is like relating to actuality stars, I imply the phrase itself explains it: actuality star,” the DWTS professional added. “Which implies that you are an fascinating particular person, character possibly… just like the villain or anyone that you simply like. For me, I respect expertise. I respect laborious work.”