Of all her "Dancing With The Stars" partners, Cheryl Burke appeared to have a particular connection to Chad Ochocinco.
"It's been a little over a year and I've taken this time for me and taken the time to really get to know who I am. For now, it's best that I work on me and focus on my career. It's helping me and I feel like I'm helping people." She admits, "I did think about it for awhile. But this is my story." And she's ready to return for the new season of "Dancing With The Stars," although she won't know her celebrity partner until after they're all announced on Feb. "I have no idea" who will be on, she says, and adds, "We have no say" about who she'll be paired with, which is why "every season has been a different experience" -- from Tom De Lay to Wayne Newton to Gilles Marini to Emmitt Smith.
I'm ready to date, but I'm always traveling." The "healing" she's talking about stems from being molested as a five-year-old by a family handyman, which she reveals in the book. She doesn't foresee leaving the show anytime soon, as pros Julianne and Derek Hough have.
From being beaten with a belt by abusive boyfriends. If anything, she says, she'd like to "maybe do another dance show on television or have a talk show, be a spokesperson for young women.
The celebrity told Bethenny that her new relationship had yet to reach the three-month marker, to which the host replied: 'When you get to three months I feel like that’s when you decide what you’re going to do.' Her guys: The brunette joked she had the hots for Wayne Newton and Tom De Lay but did not mention her affair with former partner, ex-pro football player Chad Ochocinco, saying only: 'One and done.
actor Josh Hopkins, a source reveals exclusively to Us Weekly. "They have been dating for a few weeks and it's going well! Though their relationship just recently turned romantic, it turns out the two have known each other for quite some time.
"They met almost four years ago at a party, and then recently reconnected," the source says.
PHOTOS: Jen, Justin and other costar couples Hopkins, 43, has previously been linked to his costar Courteney Cox's BFF Jennifer Aniston, whom he casually dated back in 2010.
(Close pals Hopkins and Cox, 49, dodged rumors of their own romance after vacationing together in St.
Barts earlier that same year.) When he's not acting, the hunky 6'3'' actor prefers to stay active and healthy: "Twice a year, I do a triathlon," he told Conan O' Brien last month. Indeed, his new lady seems to like men with athletic lifestyles!