Sex, Lies, and Spray Tans
Sex, Lies, and Spray Tans
About Sex, Lies, and Spray Tans
Professional dancer Cheryl Burke has been a part of Dancing with the Stars since the very beginning.
26 Seasons of the samba, the rumba, and the cha cha. 24 Partners, 6 finals, and 2 mirror balls trophies.
She knows all the secrets, the behind the scenes arguments and the affairs, the flings, the flirting and the fighting.
It's time to tell all.
We'll take you all the way back to Season 1 and up through today for the dance floor drama like you wouldn't believe.
Former partners, co-stars, friends and frenemies will join Cheryl each week for Sex, Lies, and Spray Tans.
The end is near! The DWTS Semi-finals was a nail biter with a shocking twist! For the first time ever five couples are going to be in next week’s finale!Who will win the Len Goodman Mirrorball Trophy?Cheryl weighs in on it all! Including thoughts on the elimination twist and why she feels it’s all going to come down to the freestyle dance next week. Plus, Cheryl rates each performance, who she thinks is the underdog and who she is so proud of! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
He was one of the most controversial contestants on DWTS at the time . . . trading in his swim trunks for dancing shoes on season 23 of the show. 12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte joins his former partner, Cheryl, to discuss their time on the hardwood floor, coming on the heels of his scandal at the Rio Olympics. Ryan breaks down how he dealt with various emotions during that time, including handling depression, trying to find confidence again, and dealing with protesters who crashed his debut on live TV! Plus, he opens up about how Michael Phelps helped bring him back from the brink. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The dancers were ready to "Shake It Off" on Taylor Swift night, and they did it with "Style!" Cheryl weighs in on each of the performances, revealing which ones left her "Enchanted," why she feels the show should bring in mentors, and the dance that looked "Gorgeous" and effortless but is so not easy! Plus, the comeback she was impressed by, the performance that gave her chills, and who she thinks should get the "Mirrorball" at this point! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Leah Remini takes over Cheryl's podcast and turns the tables on her, asking hard-hitting questions like why Cheryl really left DWTS, whether she regrets revealing the name of her worst partner, and what performance made both of them cry on season 17. Plus, the duo reminisce about Len Goodman, what they feel is missing from the current version of the show, ruffling feathers, and not being afraid to take a leap of faith. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
She made us laugh in the comedy series "The King of Queens," but her life behind the scenes was no laughing matter. Actress Leah Remini joins Cheryl to talk about how her time on Season 17 of DWTS saved her after just leaving Scientology. She went from losing a community to finding a new one, revealing that Cheryl and Tony were her first non-Scientology friends. Plus, she shares the unrealistic expectations she put on herself and what she would do differently now. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
It is week 8 on Dancing With The Stars and the theme? Whitney Houston Night. The music of Whitney filled the dance floor as the presence of the one and only Billy Porter filled the room with his epic voice and spirit at the judges table. The opening number blew Cheryl away as the pros returned and did she agree with the elimination this week? In the words of Billy it is all about storytelling, connection and intention and we know Cheryl is not holding back. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
She's a woman of many talents! Actor, producer, director, former president of the Screen Actors Guild, and DWTS contestant! Melissa Gilbert joins Cheryl to talk about her time on season 14 of DWTS, revealing how she ended up with Maks, why they clashed so much, and how being on the show brought up body image issues from the past. She also discusses her time on the beloved hit show, "Little House On The Prairie," celebrating its 50th Anniversary next year! Including the vital lesson Michael Landon taught her, dealing with the pressure in Hollywood to look a certain way and letting herself age gracefully. Plus, Melissa answers fan questions, takes on the rapid-fire test, and talks about her Modern Prairie app, which hopes to foster a community of women celebrating life and embracing aging. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In a previous podcast, Lacey Schwimmer opened up about being body-shamed during her time on DWTS and how comments about her weight attributed to Maks Chmerkovskiy and Louis Van Amstel in a TV Guide article broke her spirit. Louis joins Cheryl to set the record straight. He reveals how a journalist twisted his words for a juicy headline, what was actually said to the reporter, why he never reached out to Lacey, and why he would never criticize anyone for their looks. The duo, who have known each other for over 20 years, have an honest conversation about the lack of body diversity in the world of dance, the tribute Cheryl didn't get an invite to, and what they wish the current judges would do more of. Plus, Louis reveals he wants to be the fourth judge on DWTS, details on his upcoming new podcast, and how his LeBlast Fitness is expanding! To learn more, you can visit lablastfitness.com. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Music Video Night on DWTS was “Straight Up” fun with guest judge Paula Abdul! Cheryl is back with her performance reviews, personalized scores, who stood out, underwhelming dances, and what she thought of that elimination. Plus, she explains why she feels the show should have confessionals. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
From BSB to DWTS! "Everybody" got the opportunity to see his killer dance moves on stage as a member of the best-selling boy band group of all time and as a contestant on season 29 of "Dancing with the Stars!" Cheryl's former dance partner, AJ McLean, is on the pod and is not holding back! He shares his conspiracy theory on their elimination, who he thinks will win this season, why he's back on DWTS (yes, you read that right), and who freaked out when they saw him! Plus, an update on how he and his wife are doing, when his solo record is coming out, the many other projects he is working on, and a special rapid-fire boy band edition! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The former Bachelorette had almost given up on ever being on DWTS, but she got the call in 2020 and slayed taking home the Mirrorball Trophy with pro partner Artem Chigvintsev! Kaitlyn Bristowe joins Cheryl to talk all about her time on season 29, like why it took so long for her to get on the show, why she asked the producers not to pair her up with Gleb Savchenko, and why Alan Bersten is no longer talking to her. . . yes it has to do with the "d--k" headlines. She explains everything! Plus, who Kaitlyn thinks is going to win, what she wishes she would have done more on the show, and a special edition of rapid-fire questions all about the DWTS Tour! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
It was 'Monster Night' on DWTS, and some of the dances were absolutely boo-tiful, and the costumes looked fab-boo-lous! Cheryl feels the wardrobe and makeup department should win an Emmy for this episode alone! On to the dances . . . find out which performance she found intriguing, which one had her swearing, who she thinks is the most underrated couple, and her thoughts on the elimination! Plus, she reveals why Peta contacted her recently, gives an honest opinion about the 'Dance Monster-Thon,' and discusses a big pet peeve having to do with the judge's scores! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
She lit up the hardwood with her fiery moves on SYTYCD and DWTS for six sizzling seasons . . . and now she joins Cheryl to serve up some hot tea! Lacey Schwimmer opens up about what it was like growing up at ballroom competitions, what made her hate dancing for a while, why she blocked out a lot of memories from SYTYCD, and dealing with being fat-shamed on DWTS while being size 6. Plus, Lacey reveals how she felt after being told she would not win on SYTYCD . . . in advance, wild shenanigans backstage on DWTS, and, of course, a round of rapid-fire questions! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
It was 'Most Memorable Year' night on DWTS, and the show packed an emotional punch. Who else was ugly crying during the Len Goodman tribute? OG pro's returned for a very special and moving performance. Cheryl shares her thoughts and tears on the tribute. She also breaks down each dance, gives her own scores, admits who she has a soft spot for, and talks about that shocking elimination. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Got room for more tea? Because it's piping hot and overflowing! Tom Bergeron is back and not holding back. He gets into the firing . . . really gets into it! Cheryl gets the who, what, when, where, and why! Including what really ticked him off, the lies he was told, the betrayal, the BS reason given for his firing, and whether he would ever return if asked. Plus, Tom answers rapid-fire questions from the fans, including the most difficult celebrity, favorite co-host, and what he would have liked to change on the show! You really don't want to miss this episode! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
It was Disney week as the pairs went “Into The Unknown” dressed in their best Disney inspired costumes dancing to their favorite Disney songs. Once again Cheryl breaks down her thoughts on each of the dances while not completely agreeing with everything the judges have to say. The announcement of the return of some of DWTS OG pros coming to perform a special tribute to Len Goodman is also something that Cheryl gets vulnerable about in this weeks episode. It’s a mid week recap you don’t want to miss! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
He was there at the very beginning . . . hosting DWTS for 15 years! Tom Bergeron, aka Cheryl's 'Dance Daddy' (but don't ever call him that), slides on in with some juicy behind-the-scenes tidbits like how he got the DWTS gig, the most shocking thing he ever witnessed on set, thoughts on some conspiracy theories, and what he thinks of Julianne and Alfonso hosting! Plus, the real reason he is not co-hosting this podcast with Cheryl and a special DWTS edition of Kiss, Marry, Kill! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Let’s Get It On! It’s week three and the competition is on as our pairs took to the dance floor for Motown Night!!! The opening number had everyone “Dancing In The Street” before the judges handed out their scores. See who Cheryl agreed with, and who she felt got it wrong as she shares her thoughts and scores and continues to call it as she sees it! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
She was crowned the champion of DWTS in season 7 and then went on to co-host the show for eight seasons! Brooke Burke joins Cheryl for an honest chat about her time on the show, including why she and Derek Hough went to a life coach, how she felt when she learned they were dropping her as host, and if she would ever come back if asked. . . Plus, she reveals the show helped her find faith in her body, leading to a journey of self-discovery. You can learn some of those lessons at the Brooke Burke Body & Soul Goddess Retreat November 1-4 in Carefree Arizona at the Savannah Resort and Spa. For info: https://yogando.style/arizona-brooke-body-soul/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
It’s week two and things are heating up on and off the hardwood and Cheryl has all the sizzling highlights! It’s one of Cheryl’s favorite nights, Latin night! She gives the opening number a 10 out of 10 but disagrees with some of the judges scores . . . so she is handing out her own scores! Plus, Cheryl has advice for some of the pairs, including what not to do if you mess up, thoughts on the elimination, and she’s calling it! She’s predicting the winner right now! Will you agree or disagree? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.