“Dancing With the Stars” professional dancer Cheryl Burke admitted in an episode of her podcast that she is struggling to take care of the “haters” amid her divorce from ex-husband Matthew Lawrence.
Here’s what has been occurring and the message Burke has for her haters:
Cheryl Burke Said It’s Hard Not to Let the ‘Haters’ Get to Her, But ‘Nobody Should Be Shushed When It Comes to Their Story’
On the September 26 episode of her podcast “Burke within the Game,” dancer Cheryl Burke opened up in regards to the “negativity” she has been receiving as she goes by means of divorce proceedings together with her ex, actor Matthew Lawrence, whom she married in May 2019.
“I do know quite a lot of you guys have commented — not essentially these listeners, my loyal followers, I really like you guys — however some haters undoubtedly remark and say, ‘Move on, transfer on,” stated Burke, including that she is attempting to share her story and dwell her fact and no person must be “shushed” who’s attempting to do this.
“I imagine the rationale why I’ve been given the platform that I’ve been given is to share my story and part of sharing goes into your previous and speaking about it. Anything which will weigh heavy in your shoulders or that is in your thoughts and I imagine that no person must be shushed on the subject of their story,” stated Burke.
She went on to say that in case you do not like, you may “be at liberty to press that unfollow button.”
“If you guys do not prefer it … be at liberty to press that unfollow button any time. Because truthfully, the negativity, to me, simply leaves a nasty style in my mouth,” admitted the dancer. “I do know to not hearken to it, however actually I’m simply human, proper? So, watch out together with your phrases, everybody. I’m simply right here to share my story. If you do not prefer it, go away.”
She added, “I really like you and I say that with love.”
Burke Also Thanked Her Supporters & Said She’s ‘Just Trying to Keep [Her] Head Up’
Burke additionally talked within the podcast about how she is engaged on her sobriety, which needs to be the No. 1 precedence in her life, particularly when she’s going by means of onerous instances. Burke has been sober for over 4 years.
“I’m simply attempting to maintain my head up, you recognize, someday at a time,” stated Burke, including, “My sobriety comes first and that is what I would like to consider and I must get my head straight once I do not feel like my sobriety comes first.”
She additionally stated that the premiere of “Dancing With the Stars” season 31 was somewhat bittersweet as a result of that was the day her divorce was finalized.
“Not solely was it the premiere of season 31 of ‘Dancing With the Stars’ and my twenty sixth season, it was additionally the tip of one other chapter, which was my marriage. So I’m divorced as of September 19, 2022,” stated Burke, including that they’re “nonetheless coping with this canine scenario,” nevertheless.
In case you hadn’t heard, Burke has stated that she and Lawrence could also be headed to trial over custody of their canine, a French bulldog named Ysabella.
But within the October 9 episode of her podcast, Burke thanked her loyal listeners for all of their help.
“It’s been so enjoyable doing this [podcast], it has been so therapeutic. It’s been a launch of all of this built-up stress, anger, disappointment, happiness, pleasure, curler coaster trip of feelings. So thanks guys for listening and let me know what you guys wish to hear for the brand new 12 months arising,” stated Burke.
“Dancing With the Stars” airs Monday nights at 8 p.m. Eastern and 5 p.m. Pacific time on Disney Plus.