(Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 23: Dancer Sharna Burgess (L) and bull rider Bonner Bolton visit Hollywood Today Live at W Hollywood on March 23, 2017 in Hollywood, California.
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Sure, but right now they are just dance partners and getting along great," the source added.
"They are just focusing on the competition and next week's dance! Sharna is a total professional and focused on the show."During Monday's season 24 premiere of , Burgess admitted to producers that she couldn't stop blushing when she first met her partner.
'I knew it was her that bumped into me and I put my arm around her and I was turned to watch the TV screen and I felt her push my hand away and honestly had no idea.'Sharna defended her Denim NDiamonds partner, saying: 'You can see when I move his hand that he had no idea where it was.'He has no reaction and it was such an innocent mistake that was truly blown so far out of proportion.'I didn’t think anything of it.
I also didn’t think the cameras were right on us at that point either until I saw my Twitter feed blow up.
He was mortified.'Bolton continued: 'I have all the respect in the world for my dance partner on and off the dance floor.
Are "Dancing with the Stars" professional bull rider Bonner Bolton and sexy partner Sharna Burgess saddling up off the set?
I want to keep supporting him and working hard every week in the competition!
"Additionally, a source close to the pair told ET that "there is nothing romantic going on between Sharna and Bonner.""Could that change for some crazy reason?
'DWTS' NEWS: JUDGES GIVE FORMER 'SNL' STAR CHRIS KATTAN SHOCKING LOW SCORES Then Bolton declared on camera as their training progressed, "I'm dancing with the prettiest lady in the house." Judges continued to stoke the romance angle after the couple performed their Monday premiere episode cha cha, for which they received a solid score of 22.
Bruno Tonioli teased the dancer, "Sharna, you're in for the ride of a lifetime!