Cheryl Burke, Tom Bergeron Reunite After Her ‘DWTS’ Exit: Photos


Cheryl Burke and Tom Bergeron.
Courtesy Cheryl Burke/Instagram

Reunited and it feels so good! Following her exit from Dancing With the Stars, Cheryl Burke took the time to meet up with former host Tom Bergeron.

“Dance Dad and his many personalities… 😆 #dancedad #reunitedanditfeelssogood,” the skilled dancer, 38, shared on Monday, December 5, through Instagram.

The put up contained a collection of selfies with the comic, 67. One snap featured the duo smiling, whereas the opposite two footage confirmed Bergeron and Burke posing in a foolish method. The previous Hollywood Squares host reposted the Dance Mothers alum’s pictures through his web page, including to the caption, “In Different Information: Former Dance Present Buddies Reunite 🎉🎉.”

At some point earlier than the season 31 finale of the competitors collection, which aired final month, the choreographer introduced her retirement. Burke appeared on the present for 26 seasons and received the coveted mirrorball trophy twice with companions Drew Lachey and Emmitt Smith.

“I’m sitting right here stuffed with so many conflicting feelings in regards to the phrases I’m about to put in writing. Tomorrow evening will formally be my ultimate dance as a professional dancer on @dancingwiththestars. This has been one of many absolute hardest selections of my life & I’m additionally assured that it’s the proper one,” she introduced through Instagram on November 20. “This present has been my 2nd household since I used to be 21 years previous. The forged, crew & followers have seen me by way of my highest highs & a few of my lowest lows, & I actually don’t know who I might be in the present day with out them.”

heryl Burke Reunites With Tom Bergeron Following Her ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Exit kiss face

Cheryl Burke and Tom Bergeron
Courtesy Cheryl Burke/Instagram

She continued: “I additionally know that it’s time for me to start the subsequent part of my profession, though dance will at all times be part of me. I’m excited in regards to the thought of evolving, about being challenged in new methods, being able to develop my dedication to psychological well being advocacy, specializing in my new discovered love for podcasting, & I’m able to face the uncertainty (although it’s scary as s—t of what the long run holds – I do have just a few issues up my sleeves although, so don’t fear 😉.”

After her exit, Burke took to social media to thank all the celebrities she competed with throughout her tenure on the dance present.

“To all of my dance companions who every has performed a pivotal function in my life, THANK YOU,” she wrote through Instagram on November 26. “Thanks for the life classes, for trusting me together with your vulnerability, and for ALWAYS giving every dance your all.”

The America’s Funniest Dwelling Video alum, for his half, hosted the present from its premiere up till season 28, which aired in 2019. He and his cohost on the time, Erin Andrews, weren’t invited to return for the subsequent season — and Bergeron hinted that he was blindsided by the announcement of his exit.

“Simply knowledgeable @DancingABC can be persevering with with out me. It’s been an unimaginable 15 12 months run and probably the most sudden present of my profession. I’m grateful for that and for the lifelong friendships made,” the TV persona tweeted in July 2020. “Now what am I speculated to do with all of those glitter masks?”

Andrews, 44, for her half, admitted two months later that she realized of her departure through a stunning cellphone name. “I answered the cellphone,” she informed Further in September 2020. “I used to be like, ‘This isn’t good.’”

Tyra Banks was chosen to take over internet hosting duties for season 29 and confronted a rocky transition interval earlier than settling into the function. In July, it was introduced that Alfonso Ribeiro can be becoming a member of the mannequin, 49, as her cohost for season 31, which aired on Disney+ quite than ABC. Bergeron shared his pleasure for the Recent Prince of Bel-Air star, 51, who beforehand took over as host of AFHV in 2015.

“Now, getting Conrad Inexperienced again as DWTS showrunner is barely ONE of their smartest selections. Right here’s the opposite one 👏🏼,” the Massachusetts native captioned an Instagram slideshow of throwback pictures of the twosome forward of the season 31 premiere. “Congratulations, buddy!”