Long practice times, sexy costumes, and dancing close together can create a recipe for cheating and romance rumors to fly.
Although Dancing with the Stars DWTS is intended to be a family show, many of the contestants and their partners have hooked updated on the sly or had rumors swirling around some sort of cheating scandal. Rumors also start about contestants who may even cheat to win or have an unfair advantage because of a dance or athletic background.
Which rumors are true and who is really cheating on the popular dance show? This was more than a steamy rumor. The couple met when they were paired on the show in and ended up dating for two years, People reports. At the time Lopez was fresh off a divorce and the couple reportedly had a drama-filled relationship.
During their time together Lopez apparently cheated on Smirnoff, which he admitted. A Dancing with the Stars professional lobbed this allegation. Sabato was accused of cheating on his wife with dance partner Cheryl Burke, according to an unconfirmed report. Val Chmerkovskiy made the allegations, possibly to generate hype around the show.
Nothing more than a rumor.
However, he said this about Carson: I hope for the best for her. As sexy as their dance routines were, these two were strictly professional partners. Lachey and Burke denied rumors of a romance, but one source disagreed.
They held hands, had their legs intertwined and were always touching inappropriately. They did not end up dating after the show. Parrish dumped her boyfriend halfway through her DWTW season, while she and Chmerkovskiy grew cozy, according to Bustle. Although the dance partners seemed super close and gossip swirled about a romance, the pair seemed to cool their relationship considerably after the show wrapped.
They did get together, but their fling did not last long. These two had a natural chemistry, but did not get together romantically. As much as fans wanted this romance to be true, Davis and Chmerkovskiy deny any romance rumors, according to E News.
You have to wonder if White felt like she was cheating on him professionally? No truth in these rumors. While both deny the rumor they were dating, Johnson spent a lot of time flirting with Burke even giving her lavish gifts, according to Popsugar.
Shepard set the record straight. There was cheating going on, but not romantically.
Alley was accused of cheating by actively pushing Hollywood friends and Twitter followers to vote for her, according to The National. Shanna Moakler and Jesse DeSoto never confirmed this rumor. Moakler was fresh off a split from husband Travis Barker and created quite a stir with partner DeSoto, according to People. Rumors flew that the dance partners hooked up, but reports are not confirmed. Wilkinson addressed the rumors.
The dance featured some pretty steamy moves, which probably raised quite a few eyebrows. Some contestants come to the show with dance experience, which make them vulnerable to cheating accusations. The hard part about it for me is that I was never technically or classically trained so I had never done a ballroom dancing class before, or a Latin class before.
Yes, I had done hip-hop before and yes, I know I left arm from my right. A cringe attempt to garner more votes. Coleman encouraged fans to make multiple email accounts to build votes, a practice that is highly discouraged by the show.