Jenna Johnson on Relationship With Val Chmerkovskiy

Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy are two of the most-loved skilled dancers on ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars,” however the two have had a tough time holding their romance alive throughout the present season of the show.

For season 30, Johnson is partnered with entertainer JoJo Siwa and Chmerkovskiy is partnered with influencer Olivia Jade. The two have been close to the highest of the leaderboard every week of the competitors, and which means they’re prone to get fairly far within the competitors.

Unfortunately for the couple, for the reason that COVID protocols for skilled dancers on “Dancing With the Stars” season 30 implies that they can not reside in the identical dwelling whereas on the show, which means spending lots of time aside for Johnson and Chmerkovskiy.

Johnson Says the Distance Has Been a ‘Challenge’

In some methods, Johnson says it is tough to stability her relationship with Chmerkovskiy together with her profession. She opened as much as Us Weekly the week of October 8, 2021, about what this season has meant for her relationship together with her husband.

“It was a problem for us to discover a good stability of labor life and residential life as a result of we have been continually speaking about work, and this was a couple of years in the past and so we actually pushed ourselves to complete work on the door, come dwelling and simply be people, simply be a married couple,” Johnson informed the outlet. “Obviously, [this] season it has been a little bit simpler to do this as a result of we will not reside collectively due to COVID.”

She shared that the 2 have been sending one another sneak peek movies and serving to one another out just about.

When it involves what’s laborious concerning the present state of affairs, nonetheless, Johnson shared it is that she has not been in a position to contact her husband.

“My love language is bodily contact, so I simply need to be full-on kissing him. Like, yeah, that is simply me,” she informed the outlet. “It’s been a little bit bit tough, however we each have the identical finish objective and we all know how a lot this implies to one another. So, COVID is an actual factor, and we need to assist each other by the season.”

They’ll even be skipping the 2022 “Dancing With the Stars” tour in an effort to deal with their relationship.

The Couple Only Sees Each Other on Show Days

Some followers have been confused by the protocols throughout season 30 of “Dancing With the Stars.” Since Cody Rigsby and Cheryl Burke each examined optimistic for COVID-19 however different companions gave the impression to be getting collectively exterior of the pod system, some followers assume it was foolish to drive the married skilled dancers to reside aside for the season.

Married {couples} on the show presently are Johnson and Chmerkovskiy, in addition to Emma Slater and Sasha Farber and Daniella Karagach and Pasha Pashkov are all residing individually from each other. Luckily for Karagach, Pashkov was despatched dwelling throughout the third week of competitors, that means that they’re as soon as once more in a position to reside collectively.

While that is occurring, nonetheless, the celebrities are importing Instagram photographs 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 holding 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.”

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


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