DWTS Pros Sharna Burgess And Artem Chigvintsev Break Silence On Being Axed From New Season

DWTS Pros Sharna Burgess And Artem Chigvintsev Break Silence On Being Axed From New Season
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Dancing With The Stars pros Sharna Burgess and Artem Chigvintsev are breaking their silence on being axed from the upcoming 28th season of the reality TV show .

Burgess, who won Season 27, along with radio personality Bobby Bones, shared an emotional message with fans. She used Instagram to express her "deep sadness" over not being asked back to the ABC show.

"As I'm sure you've heard, I will not be returning to @dancingabc this season. I am unbelievably sad to not be back! However, what I can wholeheartedly tell you is that It's all good, ALL love and in this moment I can't help but be grateful for the time and the journey that I've had, the people I've met, the incredible talent I've shared the stage with and the memories I've made. To say the least, it's been epic and to have finally won still feels as exciting and special as it did the moment @tombergeron said our names," the 34-year-old began her lengthily note.

The Mirrorball trophy winner went on to discuss her nine years on DWTS . Burgess is also turning her negative into a positive. The redheaded beauty has other projects that she will now be able to focus on since she is no longer committed to the reality TV show.

Nikki Bella's new love, Chigvintsev also used Instagram to send some love to DWTS fans.

"I just want to say how sad it makes me feel not to be part of Season 28 of DWTS . It's been 10 years since I have joined this absolutely, one of a kind, incredible show! It has given me recognition as a dancer, choreographer, and a teacher. I have had so many beautiful memories with all of my celebrity partners! They all have shaped me into the person that I am today," said the 27-year-old who was known for choreographing some of the hottest routines on the show.

Chigvintsev went on to share a special thank you to all of his fans. He also let his friends participating in DWTS know he will be rooting for them every week throughout the upcoming season.

Fans quickly populated both Sharna Burgess and Artem Chigvintsev's social media posts after their express their sadness over not being on DWTS Season 28. The consensus is people are not happy with the choice. Several comments had users claiming they would boycott the show. What do you think?


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