Chad, who has also been seen kissing Cheryl on the lips in recent days, downplayed the bling, saying, "It's a thank you. A friendly gift." "In my world, we tend to give those that we care about gifts. " The blushing pro dancer did admitted, "I fainted a little.
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.
Her celebrity partner for both tours was Drew Lachey. Her partner was Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton.
couple Chad Ochocinco and his pro partner Cheryl Burke talk about the ring he gave her and about dating rumors.
Burke won her first championship with 98 Degrees member Drew Lachey in the second season.
She won her second championship with retired football star Emmitt Smith in the third season.
And from being hurt by media scrutiny over her weight.
2010 - 2010Chad and Cheryl were partnered on "Dancing with the Stars" and their close bond had everything thinking they were more than friends and cha-cha partners. But, both sides maintain nothing was going on."We became really close friends throughout the course of the season and we'll remain friends," said Burke.
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!