(Though Burke never confirmed a relationship with her Season 10 partner, the choreographer reportedly received a lavish diamond ring from Ochocinco during their fling.) "He's a really nice guy," the source tells Us of Hopkins.
, the Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver, 32, surprised her with an enormous platinum ring with diamonds.
"He did everything I asked for, and he really came out with confidence. He did great, no matter what the judges say, and he gave 100 percent.
Two-time “Dancing with the Stars” champ Cheryl Burke has created a lot of buzz, on and off the dance floor.
There have been rumors in the past that she’s had romantic flings with her celebrity dance partners.
From Drew Lachey to Wayne Newton and Chad Ochocinco to Rick Fox!
Before handing her the ring, "he said, ' This is a token of my appreciation toward you! Heck, "not even any of my boyfriends have given me anything like this! I don't spend time with anyone like this -- ever!
" PHOTOS: Hilarious backstage DWTS pics The two earned a 20 for their paso doble.
Her celebrity partner for both tours was Drew Lachey. Her partner was Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton. “Dancing With the Stars” is prime-time’s most compelling dating show.All the bumping, grinding and half-naked bodies have both pros and celebrities hopping in the sack like teenagers on prom night.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.