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The longtime couple met back in 2012 when they both were slated to perform at a singer/songwriter livestream event. The bride-to-be, who wrote the Beyoncé hit "If I Were a Boy," and Ballas performed their song “Roses and Violets” at the June 2015 wedding of Duck Dynasty star John Luke Robertson to Mary Kate Mc Eacharn.The song was subsequently featured on the most recent season of DWTS, scoring Bindi Irwin and partner Derek Hough perfect 10s when they danced to it. 1 on the i Tunes singer-songwriter chart and hit No. The newly engaged couple, who haven't decided on a wedding date yet, are set to perform together at the SXSW music festival in Austin in March.
The couple was seen closely eyeing some pricey bling in a couple of major jewelry stores — especially major diamond baubles that could only be described as the kind usually slipped on a woman’s left-hand ring finger. (read more)According to some insiders, they'll soon be engaged. Rumor Explodes on Twitter Naturally, the Sun-Times’ article sent Facebook and Twitter into a frenzy.
“When you have two single people in a room and you are spending so much time together, it’s natural to have chemistry and to be curious,” longtime pro Cheryl Burke tells The Post.
“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.
The show has no official policy about workplace hookups, but producers are often faced with cleaning up the mess when a showmance fizzles out. She won’t say who, but insists “it wasn’t a great experience.” Burke, 29, may have been referring to disgraced football star Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson, who asked her out in 2010 during a televised interview on “Entertainment Tonight.” (She said yes! Maks, 32, did become engaged — to fellow dancer Karina Smirnoff — in 2009, but the romance quickly flamed out, creating an awkward work environment “There is bad blood,” he told The Post last year.
All-Star contestant Shawn Johnson had “a nasty breakup” with pro Mark Ballas after they won the mirrorball trophy in season eight, a source says. ) After the pair were eliminated, Johnson presented her with a ,000 diamond ring. “I felt weird wearing that big diamond that first of all is way too big for my hand. “I will never speak to that person again.” Maks — who is currently paired with Kirstie Alley -— admits he also “crossed the line” with partner Willa Ford during Season 3.