There have been rumors in the past that she’s had romantic flings with her celebrity dance partners.From Drew Lachey to Wayne Newton and Chad Ochocinco to Rick Fox!
And the spotlight, for a show with a proven history of being a popularity contest (remember Jerry Rice? Because we’re about to give you the “are they or aren’t they? Ochocinco and Burke will appear on “The Ellen Degeneres Show” Friday (April 9) to continue dancing around the dating rumors.
) keep one in the spotlight during a “Dancing With the Stars” season. So could it be that these forced-sounding dating rumors between Ochocinco and his pro partner, Cheryl Burke, are just that? Well, if that’s the case, then we’re guilty of biting.
“They all fool around with each other,” the insider says.
“The problem is that many of these people are married. ” While much of their time at work is spent in front of producers and cameras, the dancing partners often retreat to L. Last month, Pamela Anderson fueled speculation of a budding romance when she invited partner Tristan Mac Manus on a Mexican vacation, during an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” “Pam is totally into him, but Tristan is madly in love with his girlfriend [Australian model Tahyna Tozzi, 26],” our spy says. They think ‘she likes me.’ ” The two time champ admits to canoodling with only one of her previous partners.
“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. Related: ‘Dancing With the Stars’: Erin Andrews’ death threat revealed‘Dancing With the Stars’: Kate Gosselin panics, Buzz Aldrin blasts off‘Dancing With the Stars’ Buzz Adrin’s ‘challenge,’ Pamela Anderson and predix Jimmy Fallon tackles Kate Gosselin’s paparazzi dance‘Dancing With the Stars’: Kate Gosselin can’t muster up enough anger. Watch the full interview on “Ellen” when it airs Friday, April 9 to see if YOU think these two are dating or faking. Follow Zap2it on Twitter and Facebook and follow Zap2it Christine on Twitter for the latest celebrity news and buzz.PHOTOS: Which DWTS stars have hooked up off camera? " She says none of her partners have ever given her such a fancy gift. " PHOTOS: See more HUGE celeb bling How many carats? It's like a marriage, so why not give marriage gifts?Before handing her the ring, "he said, ' This is a token of my appreciation toward you! Heck, "not even any of my boyfriends have given me anything like this! I don't spend time with anyone like this -- ever!The show has no official policy about workplace hookups, but producers are often faced with cleaning up the mess when a showmance fizzles out. She won’t say who, but insists “it wasn’t a great experience.” Burke, 29, may have been referring to disgraced football star Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson, who asked her out in 2010 during a televised interview on “Entertainment Tonight.” (She said yes! Maks, 32, did become engaged — to fellow dancer Karina Smirnoff — in 2009, but the romance quickly flamed out, creating an awkward work environment “There is bad blood,” he told The Post last year.