Cheryl Burke Shares Update on Her COVID Battle & Return to ‘DWTS’


Cheryl Burke had to take an unexpected break from Dancing With the Stars season 30 after being diagnosed with COVID. The DWTS pro, who is partnered with Peloton star Cody Rigsby, competed during episode two via their taped rehearsal, but is hopeful to get back in the ballroom next week.

Cheryl, who noted she is vaccinated, shared with Ryan Seacrest on-air on Wednesday, September 29, she's also gearing up for a twist on her iHeartRadio podcast, Pretty Messed Up.

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"We're kind of doing a spin-off," Cheryl shared. "It's going to be called 'Pretty Messed Up: Dancing With Myself' and we're going to talk about all things DWTS season 30 …and we just figured we're going to take a break from 'Pretty Messed Up' because AJ [McLean]'s schedule … and why not talk about the show?"

Watch back the full interview for more! Catch DWTS on ABC on Mondays.