, Burke, 26, writes that people assumed she and Chad were "an item" last spring because they had great chemistry and were both single.(There was also the matter of that ,000 ring he gave her.) And now she tells Lifeline Live that, yes, "We had a little bit of a fling."They dated?
Her parents are Sherri (Bautista) and Stephen Burke., returning pro Cheryl Burke won again in season three, dancing to victory with former NFL player Emmitt Smith in November 2006.Other contestants during that cycle included Vivica A.“And then I felt like I was a total failure, even in my personal life.” She married comedian and actor Martin Lawrence and says that soon after, there was difficulty in their relationship. I was a mess.” After divorcing, she says she took a break to focus on herself, but on a girlfriend getaway to Aruba, Smith’s life took an unexpected turn.“We were both really young, volatile with one another. “After my very disappointing divorce from Martin Lawrence, I met Emmitt Smith,” she says. I always say when I met him, it just seemed like he had this light around him.” Smith says her relationship with the Dallas Cowboys Hall of Famer was on the fast track to marriage until one night, Emmitt told her that he had gotten his ex-girlfriend pregnant. My self-esteem and self-worth had already taken major hits over the years. Smith says that after “a lot of prayer” and going to therapy, she and Emmitt married in 2000.