Dancer and mannequin Cheryl Burke joins The Doctors to debate her lengthy affiliation with “Dancing with the Stars,” and the way public scrutiny as younger lady affected her relationship with her physique.
“I’ve accomplished 19 seasons of ‘Dancing with the Stars,’” Cheryl says. “I never thought ballroom dancing would have so much exposure and have people like you guys support it!”
Cheryl was 21 throughout her first season on the show and, she says, “I was able to eat whatever I wanted! Fast food every single night.” As she moved into her later 20s she gained 5 to 10 kilos. “It was hard on me, because it was all over the tabloids. People were saying, ‘You’re too fat to be on television.’ I was just doing something I loved!”
Cheryl says she does attempt to eat healthfully now – though she loves pizza identical to everybody else! “There’s a great balance in life,” she concludes. “And it’s just to keep an active lifestyle as well.”
This season Cheryl’s not dancing with the stars, nevertheless it’s not as a result of she’s misplaced her passion for dance! She’s taken time to work on her personal reside present, “Love on the Floor.” “It’s been ten years in the making,” she says. She and ice-skaters Kristi Yamaguchi, Meryl Davis, and Charlie White – all “Dancing with the Stars” veterans – headline the reside dance extravaganza, which is headed to Tokyo.