• Brian Austin Green expressed frustration over his fiancée, Sharna Burgess, not being invited to the Dancing With the Stars tribute to Len Goodman.
• He criticized the show for not including Burgess and also mentioned that Cheryl Burke should have been invited as well.
• Sharna Burgess shared her own thoughts on the situation, stating that she felt hurt by not being included but still loves and supports the show.
Here is what happened:
Brian Austin Green expressed his disappointment with Dancing With the Stars (DWTS) for not inviting his fiancée, Sharna Burgess, back for the Oct. 24 tribute to the late head judge, Len Goodman. Brian, known for his role in Beverly Hills, 90210, took to Instagram to voice his frustration, stating that he was disappointed Sharna was not included in the tribute and that none of her fellow dancers spoke out in support of her. He also mentioned that Cheryl Burke, who retired from the show last year, should have been invited as well. Despite reaching out to ABC for comment, E! News has not received a response.
Sharna, who was a professional dancer on DWTS for fourteen seasons, confirmed earlier this year that she wasn’t asked back for the current 32nd installment. After Brian’s post, she shared her thoughts on the tribute on her own Instagram Story. She expressed that she hadn’t publicly commented on the tribute because it was about honoring Len and not her. She also revealed that the situation hurt more than not being asked back for the show and that sharing her feelings might lead to negative responses. Sharna appreciated Brian’s support and acknowledged that it’s possible to feel joy for others while also feeling sad about her own exclusion.
The tribute to Len Goodman featured former dancers from the show who returned to the ballroom to perform a waltz set to Len’s favorite song, “Moon River.” Len, who passed away in April from cancer, retired from DWTS six months prior. Before the emotional performance, the dancers and others associated with the show shared their gratitude for being able to work with Len. Derek Hough, who transitioned from being a dance pro to a judge, expressed his thankfulness for the time he spent with Len. The article concludes with a list of celebrities competing in the current season of DWTS.
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