On Monday, he thanked a former colleague on Twitter who stood up for him. Maartin Meanwhile, Ziering is definitely aware of Burke's unflattering comments.Olympic medalist and now-noted trouble-maker, swimmer Ryan Lochte has admitted to being a bit of a playboy when it comes to matters of the heart.Well, it looks like he might already have some designs on his new Season 23 cast.“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.Now, to be fair, all the professional dancers on are gorgeous ladies, and Ryan Lochte, being the type of guy he is, probably would have responded this way to absolutely any of the professionals he could have been presented with.
“All of a sudden you think you are in love because you are grinding on each other seven days a week.” Backstage love connections happen “a lot more than people know,” pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy confirms. One celebrity nearly left his wife for a pro who has bedded as many as four other participants, an on-set source reveals."Maks is a good kisser." She also apparently had some "fun" with 29-year-old Mark Ballas. Ironically, the one partner she didn't have to look up was her least favorite partner ever, Ziering. "By the way, I also don't know anybody, so I would have to Google almost every single partner of mine, other than Ian Ziering because I used to watch actor Dustin Diamond]." Burke, who revealed that she would cry to the executives to let her and Ziering off the show early, said there's actually no way for a pro to reject a partner because of the contract they sign. She did, however, think about injuring herself as a way to get out of it. The 32-year-old San Francisco native and 37-year-old Pennsylvania-born actor are officially an item again, as the professional dancer took to Instagram last week posting a Snapchat-filtered shot of the rekindled lovers with the hashtags, #reunitedanditfeelssogood. News that Burke - who's past been linked to model Maxwell Zagorski, Cougar Town star Josh Hopkins and businessman JT Torregiani - 'is really happy' over her revived relationship with the actor.Via a stream of recent Instagram stories, the reformed couple celebrated Valentine's Day in classic fashion, with the swift-footed stunner receiving flowers from Matthew, who's best known for his work on the sitcoms Boy Meets World and Girl Meets World, as well as the Robin Williams 1993 classic Mrs. Burke and Lawrence first crossed paths in the fall of 2006 when his older brother, Blossom star Joey Lawrence, appeared on the third season of Dancing With the Stars.