Dancing With The Stars Pro Dancer, Cheryl Burke, Tests Positive For Covid
On the eve of the first Dancing With The Stars elimination round, professional dancer, Cheryl Burke, has tested positive for Covid. Her partner is Peloton instructor Cody Rigsby.
This is what we know about her diagnosis, and how this will affect the show.
Cheryl Burke Tests Positive For Covid Eve Before Dancing With The Stars Elimination
On Sunday, Dancing With The Stars pro Cheryl Burke announced that she tested positive for Covid, despite being fully vaccinated.
Before confirming that she has the virus, she made a video from her car. There, the two-time winning DWTS pro shared the news. “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.”
After she was tested, she shared the surprising news. “I have really bad news. I am positive, which means I have Covid.” Her wet eyes indicated that she was quite emotional about this news.
A fierce competitor, she certainly doesn’t want to let her partner, Cody, down. Worse of all, she is not feeling well. Nor does she want to get anyone else sick. “I feel so bad. I feel so bad for Cody, I feel like I’m letting him down. I just feel like s**t and it’s so overwhelming.”
Cheryl Burke saw this ask urgent situation. “It’s Sunday and the show’s tomorrow… I just hope I didn’t spread it.” Moreover, she made sure that Covid deniers understood how serious this situation is. “For those of you who don’t think Covid is a real thing, it’s f**king real. I have to quarantine for 10 days, I’ve been ordered to stay home.”
Sound like a nightmare situation. Burke cannot even believe she is in the midst of this mess. “I can’t believe this happened.”
Cheryl Burke Shares Update
On Monday, Cheryl went back to Twitter and shared a video update. The Dancing With The Stars pro wrote, “Update! Thank you guys so much for all of your well wishes.”
In the video, an appreciative, yet somber Burke started by thanking fans for the “well wishes.” She went on to say how the “overwhelming support” itself has made her “feel better” despite having Covid.
Thankfully, she is “feeling ok.” She asks fans to “keep praying,” and to “keep wishing me well.” She explained that “It is working.”
Fans Need To Watch Dancing With The Stars For Updates
In the social media video, the Dancing With The Stars pro revealed that fans have a lot of questions. She explained that they all need to watch the Monday night episode to find out what happens next. She said that there will be “updates on the show.”
Moreover, Cheryl Burke encouraged fans to vote for them. That vote will make a difference, and keep Cody and Cheryl in the competition.
Be sure to watch Dancing With The Stars Season 30 on Monday nights.