"No, we never exchanged phone number so that's a complete lie," she said, and added that he's not really her type."No, we never went on a date that's false," Burke added and reassured she wouldn't go on a date with Cruise.3. But at first, after coming off of Drew Lachey, literally, Emmitt Smith, Ian Ziering, and then Wayne Newton.All the Single Ladies: With that said, Cheryl is single and ready to mingle! I was like, this isn't going to last long, but he took me to Hawaii and we practiced for an hour a day and it was perfect."6.Hookups When you're spending that much time together and dancing those sexy moves, you're bound to get a little close.So when Burke was asked if she's hooked up with dancing hunk Maksim Chmerkovskiy, she explained, "I think we all dated each other at one point.“That’s why they couldn’t be paired up again [for the All-Star shows].” Both parties have denied the affair. He is now dating Australian dancer Peta Murgatroyd, who recently ended a five-year courtship with “Dancing” pro Damian Whitewood.(Whitewood is reportedly dating Russell Crowe’s estranged wife, Danielle Spencer, a contestant on “Dancing with The Stars” in Australia.) A source close to the show says Maks’ brother Valentin may be the next dancer to take the plunge with his celebrity partner, Kelly Monaco.’and he just goes on with his life,” explains the season 18 winner, who triumphed with Olympian Meryl Davis. predicts he’ll still make headlines for his, er, openness.“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’m the person who will say something and just move on. This guy says some s--t and then everybody is like, ‘Oh, my God, what did he say?
We would last till the end."But that's not all she had to dish...pro's appearance on Matt Weiss and Theo Vonn's "Allegedly" podcast, Burke was very open to answering and debunking a number of questions, including her extremely blunt explanation as to why she disliked being partnered with actor Ian Ziering the most."The fact that his name is not EE-AN and it's EYE-AN makes me want to throw up," she said."It made me want to slit my wrists.I was like crying to executives," Burke continued (however, she has apologized for her choice of words).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, PHOTOS: Sexy, Shirtless 'Dancing With the Stars’ Hunks: Derek Hough, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Nyle Di Marco and More! “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.”He’s also not dwelling on allegations. I don’t need extra drama.”PHOTOS: Dancing With the Stars Winners Through the Years: Mirrorball Champs From 2005 to Now For her part, the single Burke understands both sides. 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.”" data-reactid="34"Naturally, Hough, 31, is proud of his success.