Jesse Metcalfe Responds to DWTS’ Sharna Burgess’ ‘Difficult’ Dig

Jesse Metcalfe Calls Out Sharna Burgess' 'Vague' Comments About 'Dancing With the Stars' Partnership

Jesse Metcalfe and Sharna Burgess.
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Sharna Burgess danced round figuring out Jesse Metcalfe as her most “troublesome” Dancing With the Stars companion — however his response held nothing again.

A rep for Metcalfe, 44, addressed Burgess’ latest feedback in a press release to TVLine, claiming, “If she is referring to a time the place our shopper Jesse Metcalfe labored with Ms. Burgess 4 years in the past, the one recollection was that they didn’t get alongside. Imprecise insinuations aren’t solely reckless but additionally irrelevant.”

Burgess, 38, opened up about her “rocky” DWTS journey throughout the Monday, September 11, episode of her “Oldish” podcast. She made her first look as a professional on season 16 in 2013 with superstar companion Andy Dick, happening to compete in 13 extra seasons by way of the years. In 2019, she received the mirrorball trophy with season 27 companion Bobby Bones regardless of having decrease scores than the opposite finalists.

“I acquired caught up on this whirlwind of hate for that win, which was actually yucky,” Burgess recalled on the podcast, calling her victory “essentially the most explosive and controversial of Dancing With the Stars historical past.”

Burgess wasn’t requested again for the next season however returned for season 29, for which she was paired with Metcalfe. With out mentioning his identify, Burgess stated her first companion after Bones, 43, “was actually troublesome.”

“I wasn’t capable of be within the room alone with him after the primary couple of weeks due to issues that occurred,” she alleged. “That was rocky and we had been eradicated in a short time.”

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Jesse Metcalfe and Sharna Burgess.

Burgess and Metcalfe had been the fourth couple to be eradicated that season, which aired in 2020. Earlier than their exit, Burgess solely informed Us Weekly that she and Metcalfe began rehearsing “a complete week later than some individuals, if no more than that,” which precipitated some stress.

“When you get put in that annoying state of affairs and you must come collectively rapidly, you undergo all of these feelings — that triumph and adversity, that attending to know one another, you simply acquired to push it in. There isn’t a time to take it gradual,” she informed Us. “So we acquired to know one another! We didn’t essentially argue. We had moments of understanding.”

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Metcalfe chimed in, including, “We had some deep chats, some minor disagreements. You already know, we went by way of the entire gamut. I really feel like, which introduced us nearer actually.”

In 2021, Burgess took on the competitors with boyfriend Brian Austin Inexperienced. Their DWTS tenure lasted solely three weeks.

Sharna and Inexperienced, 50, started courting in 2020 and welcomed their first child collectively, son Zane, in 2022. He additionally shares three youngsters with ex-wife Megan Fox.