The next season of Dancing With the Stars will be the 10th anniversary! That's so amazing!
Sadly, they'll be missing an important someone…
Cheryl Burke is leaving!!
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Say it isn't so! We know she was planning this but we can't believe it's really happening! The veteran dancing pro will be leaving the ABC dance show when her contract is up.
DWTS executive producer Rob Wade said:
"Cheryl has been on the show for close to 10 years. She has done a great service to the show and I think she feels that it's time for her to move on. We'll only survive as a show if we keep innovating and changing. It's very sad to see cast members leave, but again that gives you the opportunity to grow. So, I'm quite positive about having the opportunity to bring new people in or bring back some of the old faces."
She's been with the show since the second season and was the show's first female pro to win back-to-back mirror-ball trophies.
We know she's def gonna be missed.
Good luck in your future endeavors, Cheryl!
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