'Dancing With the Stars' backstage: Cheryl Burke and Melissa Rycroft dish on 'The Bachelorette' rumors

"Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars" pro dancer Cheryl Burke hasn't given up on her dream of dispensing roses to eligible bachelors as the next star of "The Bachelorette." After she and celebrity partner Emmitt Smith nailed their first perfect score of the season, Burke confirmed backstage that she is in talks with ABC about starring in the reality dating show. "I did meet with the execs," she said. "We'll see what happens in the future. It's not a firm offer -- there hasn't been an offer -- but if they offer it to me I'd love to do it." Fortunately, firsthand advice about the show is just a quickstep away: celebrity contestant Melissa Rycroft, who both won and lost the heart of "The Bachelor" star Jason Mesnick in her infamous season. Cheryl "would be phenomenal in this role," Rycroft said backstage after Monday's (Nov. 12) performance show. "But everyone is very possessive of their Cheryl...



Want to comment on this? First, you must log in to your SideReel account!