Cheryl Burke is actually feeling the love!
The 33-year-old Dancing With the Stars pro along with her boyfriend, Matthew Lawrence, looked so in love at their first public appearance together since rekindling their romance. The two walked hand-in-hand at the 25th Annual Race to Erase MS Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, on Friday, where ET’s Lauren Zima chatted with the two about how happy they were about being together again.
“which’s truly great because we are happy, which is actually such a refreshing thing in a relationship, you know, just for which to be great along with everybody be happy,” she expressed. The couple reignited their relationship last year after almost a decade apart. They first dated in 2007 For two main years before calling which quits.
“We feel so lucky, at least I do,” she gushed. “You know, you get a second chance at something.”
Burke also explained how they decided to reconnect. “which was a text message last December saying, ‘Hey, want to have dinner? Merry Christmas.’ along with then which was which. Then we got back together, along with which is actually our first carpet,” the Dance Moms star explained. “which’s been like a year along using a half since we’ve been back together, so we’ve been kind of laying low.”
Meanwhile, last month, Burke shared the sad news which her father, Stephen Louis Burke, had died. Thankfully, she had Lawrence by her side during the difficult time.
“which’s tough… My real father — I have my step-dad, my mom remarried — however my real father lived in Thailand, so I barely saw him as which is actually. So which was truly hard for me to go back there along with just, I feel like I have a lot of unanswered questions. however I do feel a lot closer to him, along with I’m finding out more information than I ever have before,” Burke shared. “however which’s never easy. I could never tell you how I feel…however the depression along with sadness you go through is actually still something which I’m trying to get through.”
“There’s not one second which I don’t think about my dad. So Matt’s been amazing. He came with me to Thailand, along with he’s been very supportive. I wouldn’t have been able to get through which, to be honest,” she added.
For today, Burke is actually focusing on what’s ahead along with features a few projects up her sleeve.
“After doing Dance Moms, I’ve been super inspired along with motivated to work with girls,” she explained, adding which she’s “invested interest in producing my own show.” “So right today I’m actually in talks with one of the executives by Dance Moms, along with we’re going to be creating a fresh show together soon.”
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