Maksim Chmerkovskiy knows from experience that you can always go home again. But I kept the diamond necklace he gave me for my birthday! I don’t care who you are: If you come in with a bad attitude and you’re stuck up and can’t take direction from women?
“When you have two single people in a room and you are spending so much time together, it’s natural to have chemistry and to be curious,” longtime pro Cheryl Burke tells The Post.
“All of a sudden you think you are in love because you are grinding on each other seven days a week.” Backstage love connections happen “a lot more than people know,” pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy confirms. One celebrity nearly left his wife for a pro who has bedded as many as four other participants, an on-set source reveals.
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“Dancing With the Stars” is prime-time’s most compelling dating show.
All the bumping, grinding and half-naked bodies have both pros and celebrities hopping in the sack like teenagers on prom night.I finished, dillydallied for a while, and I was like, "I want to move a little! I love Dancing With the Stars, and if I’m available, I want to do it. Us: In interviews in 2011, you accused the show of favoring Derek! [Laughs.]Us: Cheryl, you were bullied for your weight in 2008. So, short of taking f--king salsa lessons, I might as well go do Dancing With the Stars! MC: I just literally said everything that everybody else thinks. The producers have changed, and it’s different now. Production has said to me, honestly: “People are complaining, so we’re going to give you this partner, because it seems more difficult.” Then I ended up winning. CB: People are like, “Derek has six Mirrorball Trophies! When I won my first two seasons, people thought it was being rigged. MC: I’m the person who will say something and just move on. This guy says some s--t, and then everybody is like, “Oh, my God, what did he say? But I’ve benefited tremendously from speaking my mind. I have a new understanding that there is more than one way of getting things done. DH: It was frustrating [being accused of favoritism], because it discounted my work and how much I put into teaching and choreography. Whatever somebody says about me, that’s a reflection on how they feel and how they are. I started to realize this wasn’t the person for me. Us: Maks, did you intentionally lead fans to believe you and Meryl Davis were an item back in 2014? It got to the point where we didn’t even know how to continue saying, “No, we’re not dating.” The funny thing is, I’m engaged [to DWTS pro Peta Murgatroyd, 30], I have a baby coming, and there are still people who think Maks and Meryl can be a thing! They showed me it’s all about personality on the show and the chemistry you have with your partner. DH: My first season , I slipped on Jennie Garth’s dress and I dropped her. , the Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver, 32, surprised her with an enormous platinum ring with diamonds.