‘DWTS’ Fans Bewildered By Season 30 Rules & Protocols

Season 30 of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” threw followers a curveball when one of many skilled dancers, Cheryl Burke, examined constructive for COVID-19 only a week into the competitors. Because she and her accomplice, Peleton teacher Cody Rigsby, had practiced their dance and filmed it throughout rehearsals, they have been nonetheless capable of compete within the second week of the competitors.

Later within the week, Rigsby introduced that he additionally examined constructive for COVID-19 and did not understand how they’d be capable to proceed within the competitors.

“Dancing With the Stars” has introduced in a piecereported by Entertainment Weekly that it’s going to enable each contestants to compete individually and remotely in an effort to get votes and choose scores, that means they won’t be disqualified from the competitors and that they’d nonetheless have an opportunity to proceed.

After all of this, followers are questioning what the COVID protocols truly are with regards to skilled dancers and celebrities.

Celebrities Are Flying Around the Country however Married Pros are Living Separately

During the present season, the married skilled dancers usually are not allowed to reside collectively. That means Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy, Emma Slater and Sasha Farber and Daniella Karagach and Pasha Pashkov are all dwelling individually from each other.

While that is taking place, nevertheless, the celebrities are importing Instagram pictures and movies of them hanging out with the opposite contestants, one Reddit thread identified.

“Thought dance {couples} have been purported to be in a bubble? Isn’t that the purpose of not permitting married execs to see one another?” the title of the thread reads.

The picture with the publish reveals Melora Hardin hanging round with Matt James and Lindsay Arnold throughout the Disney shoot.

One individual replied, “Yeah I actually do not perceive protecting married {couples} aside if celebs and execs are gonna act like this..if I used to be Sasha/Emma, Val/Jenna or Daniella/Pasha and noticed this I’d be low-key aggravated.”

Another mentioned, “This is tone deaf with what’s taking place with Cheryl and Cody.”

“I get it that this was deliberate prematurely however Cody & Cheryl examined constructive and so they actually mentioned, ‘ship all of them to Disneyworld!'” one other individual replied.

A Representative Says the Show ‘Follows CDC Guidelines’

In a press release to People, a consultant assured that the manufacturing is following present CDC tips and adhering to a “pod” system.

“We observe CDC tips and a complete security plan that features social distancing, PPE and KN95 masks,” the supply informed the outlet. “​All of Zone A is required to be absolutely vaccinated, common testing of cast and crew and extra. ​On set we now have a strict pod system, all {couples} have their very own hair and make-up so the pods are not more than 4 folks.”

A supply additionally informed the outlet that a number of the married professionals are upset in regards to the guidelines since they’ll solely see one another on Mondays, however then they’re all in a ballroom collectively maskless and allowed to go to and speak with each other.

“Dancing With the Stars” airs on Mondays at 8 p.m. Eastern time on ABC.


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