Cheryl Burke Reveals She Contacted Breakthrough COVID; Will Miss DWTS

Dancing with the Stars pro Cheryl Burke has tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of this week’s show.

Burke is paired with Peloton instructor Cody Rigsby for the current season and in a tearful video she apologized to Rigsby for “letting him down.”

“The PCR test came back, and it came back positive,” she said in a video on Instagram. “I feel so bad for Cody. I feel like I’m letting him down. I just feel like s—, to be quite honest. And it’s so overwhelming because it’s Sunday, and the show’s tomorrow.”

“I figured I should let you guys know since I’ve been as open and as real and vulnerable as I could be here,” she continued. “I just hope I didn’t spread it. For those of you who don’t think COVID is a real thing, it’s f—— real, dude. So I have to quarantine for 10 days and I’ve been ordered to stay home … I’ll be in bed. I can’t believe this happened.”

Burke confirmed she was “fully vaccinated” with Moderna.

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“Good Morning America” reports that Rigsby has been tested for COVID-19, and if his results come back negative he will perform with an alternate pro.

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Editorial credit: Kathy Hutchins