Dancing with the stars derek hough and maria dating
’ and he just goes on with his life,” explains the season 18 winner, who triumphed with Olympian Meryl Davis.
“But I’ve benefited tremendously from speaking my mind. I have a new understanding that there is more than one way of getting things done.
“I’ve been very fortunate with partners,” admits the 16-time pro, who placed second in 2014 with double amputee Amy Purdy. Production has said to me, honestly, ‘People are complaining, so we’re going to give you this partner, because it seems more difficult.’ Then I ended up winning.”He’s also not dwelling on allegations. I don’t need extra drama.’”For her part, the single Burke understands both sides.
With his former partner Julianne Hough, he won the Junior Latin American Dance Championship and the gold medal at the Junior Olympics.
Though Chmerkovskiy, who is known as the bad boy of the ballroom for passionately speaking his mind to the judges, has accused the show of favoring six-time champ Hough, he says he’s since dropped the beef. Derek may have a rivalry with me, but I don’t have one,” the Ukrainian hunk, Naturally, Hough, 31, is proud of his success.
The same insider noted that Hough was a sports fan, which made it a natural fit for her to date a pro athlete.
"They're having fun." Click here to see more cute photos of the couple.
PHOTOS: Stars caught on kiss cam Added another source: "She's happier than ever." In an interview with last year, Hough noted that her relationship was healthy and built on a solid foundation.