DWTS Pro Dishes on Behind-the-Scenes Season 31 ‘Drama’


A “Dancing With the Stars” professional is dishing the grime on the behind-the-scenes drama from season 31. Read on for what professional dancer Cheryl Burke revealed on her podcast concerning the season 31 casting and rehearsal schedule.

Cheryl Burke Revealed She & Sam Champion Got Started Late Because of ‘Drama Behind the Scenes’

It’s frequent information that the professional dancers have little or no to do with the “Dancing With the Stars” casting course of. They have stated a number of occasions over time that they do not know something till their companions are revealed to them and the cast is introduced to most of the people.

But on the September 19 episode of her podcast “Burke within the Game,” which aired on the day of the “Dancing With the Stars” season 31 premiere, Burke revealed that she and her associate Sam Champion solely had half the rehearsals that many of the different {couples} did earlier than the premiere resulting from “drama” occurring behind the scenes.

“Sam did a tremendous job contemplating that it was actually early within the morning and we have not had that a lot rehearsal, you guys,” stated Burke, occurring to say that they bought began lots later than many of the different {couples}.

“We began late — later within the recreation than a whole lot of the opposite {couples}. Not the entire {couples} however a whole lot of the opposite {couples}. There was some drama behind the scenes, however nothing to speak about,” teased Burke. “Don’t wish to begin something and clearly that is all inner stuff, as I’ve stated earlier than, however we had a late begin, that is all you guys must know, and we have solely had possibly a complete of six rehearsals and everybody else should have had a minimum of double as a result of they’ve had about three weeks to coach.”

We are dying to know what which means. Was Champion not initially a part of the cast? Was Burke purported to be with another person and he was a last-minute addition? We do know that when “Dancing With the Stars” insider Kristyn Burtt posted the record of season 31 execs, initially Sharna Burgess was on the record and Sasha Farber was within the troupe, so clearly there was some shuffling occurring there. We marvel if that’s associated to what Burke is speaking about?

Cheryl Burke Also Joked That Sam Is Seeing ‘Dance Mom Cheryl’

On the October 2 episode of her podcast, Burke additionally joked that Champion has forgotten what “Friend Cheryl” is like as a result of she’s been “Dance Mom Cheryl” throughout rehearsals. But Champion stated completely not.

“I disagree. I believe it is strengthened all of the issues that we related about, all of the conversations and great issues that we had after we first met,” stated Champion, including, “We simply sort of went in our completely different life paths. I used to be in New York and also you had been in L.A., I simply did not — my schedule, the mornings, and your nights — you are 24 hours. BUt I really like the approaching collectively of it and I believe it simply strengthened the issues that I really like about you.”

Burke thanked her associate for saying that and stated that she loves seeing this “completely different facet” of Champion as he pushes himself to strive new issues. The professional dancer additionally stated that she seems like that is the primary season that she is admittedly feeling and experiencing versus simply attempting to get via it.

“I believe with this season, particularly for me, I’ve by no means been so awake, and that has lots to do with you (Sam). It’s all the time been about getting via the season and now it is like I’m in the season,” stated Burke.

“Dancing With the Stars” airs Monday nights at 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific time on Disney Plus.

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