Cheryl Burke isn’t in a position to dance with Cody Rigsby on season 30 of Dancing With the Stars, however they’re not out of the competitors, ABC introduced in the course of the Monday, September 27, episode.
The skilled dancer, 37, and the Peloton teacher, 34, had been set to bounce the salsa to “Don’t Go But” by Camila Cabello on Monday’s present earlier than she discovered that she tested positive for COVID-19.
On the prime of the present, host Tyra Banks revealed that Rigsby wasn’t allowed in the ballroom since he had been with Burke all week. Nonetheless, they’re nonetheless within the working for the mirrorball. The judges had been in a position to base their scores on a taped dance from their rehearsal, which they did in the course of the present. The salsa earned the pair a rating of 24 out of 40.
On Sunday, September 26, Burke shared the information through an emotional Instagram video, telling her followers that she had been “feeling progressively worse” and simply bought the outcomes from a PCR take a look at.
“I simply really feel so dangerous,” the two-time champ stated by tears. “I really feel so dangerous for Cody, I really feel like I’m letting him down. I simply really feel like s–t to be fairly trustworthy, and it’s so overwhelming as a result of it’s Sunday and the present’s tomorrow. … I simply hope I didn’t unfold it. For these of you who don’t suppose COVID is an actual factor, it’s f–king actual, dude.”
The previous Dance Mothers star shared that she feels “scared” and “at a loss for words,” along with being exhausted. “I do really feel run-down a bit of bit,” Burke stated within the video. “And I really feel actually unhappy, as a result of I don’t need to let Cody down. Our freaking salsa was so good.”
Forward of the season 30 premiere, the I Can Do That alum admitted that she was expertise nerves forward of the present, regardless of being a vet.
“I’m Nervous for DWTS … Confession time — this can be my twenty fourth time doing #dwts, and though I’m SO excited, I also have major nerves,” she stated on September 20 through an Instagram video. “Doing this present sober has actually made me notice my each insecurity and the quantity of stress I placed on myself, which is hard.”
Burke, who has been sober for 3 years, penned an exclusive blog for Us after the premiere about her journey to this point.
“One of the best ways to study is by listening to different individuals’s tales, and realizing you aren’t alone. I truly solely began going to AA commonly this 12 months, so my substitute for listening to these tales was studying messages from my supporters. My therapist has stated that the podcast and YouTube has been the best thing for me as far as an outlet and seeing how my story impacts different individuals,” the California native wrote. “My largest battle by it has been truly feeling my emotions. I’ve been by rather a lot in my previous and alcohol used to numb these darkish ideas and emotions, however now I’ve to face them as they arrive up. I take it sooner or later at a time, inform myself it’s what it’s, and attempt to give up to that and cease micromanaging. It can at all times be a battle, however now I’ve wholesome methods of coping.”
Dancing With the Stars airs on ABC Mondays at 8 p.m. ET.