Burke left the show 2014 and has since been open about her history.
In the podcast, Cheryl reveals that all of the dancers know each other well and that she’s been acquainted with Maksim since she was 12.
She lobbed a rather harsh statement about him when she claimed that he “made me want to slit my wrists.” According to the report, she issued an apology on Twitter for using “a phrase that seemingly makes light of suicide.” She wrote, “I never meant to hurt anyone or to trivialize the topic.I was out of line and for that I apologize.” Other than Ziering prompting Cheryl to take such a drastic action metaphorically speaking, the dancer said that the showed his true colors.“I think we all dated each other at one point,” Burke shared. People interrupt or, you know, something happens.” Kissing and dating fellow dancers of wouldn’t be one of the heartthrobs she had in mind!“All of us dancers, we’ve known each other – back to [Maksim Chmerkovskiy], we’ve known each other since I was 12 and he was like maybe 15, I think he is 3 years older than me, so ya know, things happen.” Maksim is now engaged to Cheryl said she never did more than dance with Derek Hough, but that things were moving along pretty good with Mark Ballas. “By the way I also don’t know anybody, so I would have to Google almost every single partner of mine – other than Ian Ziering because I used to watch star in 2007.Feuds ignite if too much bantering back-and-forth get started.
Other times stars will wait out the storm before responding to unfavorable accusations made against them.