Cheryl Burke who has been recently in DWTS with her partner Cody Rigsby, shared some difficult news with her fans. The dancer revealed that she was tested positive for covid-19. As she shared an Instagram video on Sunday evening when she was leaving to get tested for covid-19. She shot that video in the morning but later at her return she again posted a video in which she revealed that results of her test.
“Unfortunately, I am on my way to take a COVID test, because not only do I feel scared and at a loss for words, I feel run down a little bit,” Burke shares in the first part of the video, recorded while driving in her car. She added by saying that she is FULLY VACCINATED and also that she feels worried about her performance and she won’t be able to perform on Monday with her partner. The video continued in the afternoon, and it was still in Burke’s car where she revealed saying that; “”I have really bad news. I am positive, which means I have COVID. “Burke begins to tear up as she explains how she’s been “feeling progressively worse” throughout the day, while waiting for the results. “I feel so bad. I feel so bad for Cody; I feel like I’m letting him down. I just feel miserable and it’s so overwhelming,” Burke says while fighting back tears. “It’s Sunday and the show’s tomorrow. I just hope I didn’t spread it.”
“For those of you who don’t think COVID is a real thing, it is real. I have to quarantine for 10 days, I’ve been ordered to stay home,” she continues. “I can’t believe this happened.” On this heartbreaking news many of her fans and fellows from the DWTS pro commented on the post.
Alan Bersten wrote, “Praying for you,” while Emma Slater commented, “Cheryl, sending you so much love.”
Peta Murgatroyd wrote, “Oh Cheryl, I’m so sorry!!!” Sharna Burgess shared similar sentiments, commenting, “Oh babe I am so so sorry and devastated for you. I can’t believe it, I’m thinking of you and praying for you.”
There is no word yet on how the show will proceed with Rigsby and his planned performance, or if he’s been exposed.
A week ago Burke got candid with her fans about the excitement she had on returning to the ballroom. After Monday’s show, she opened up with some news reporters saying that; “it’s scary, especially being sober.” Even though she has been a part of two dozen seasons of the reality competition series, being sober has given her a different perspective on the process.
“It’s been interesting for me to actually feel the feelings that are happening,”. “It’s almost been a whole new experience, in a good way. It’s almost like I have a new love and passion for Dancing with the Stars, because seeing everything for how it is, and it’s really nice.”