ICYMI, Brooke just lately opened up in regards to the intimacy she experienced while she was partnered up with Derek through the present’s seventh season.
“I’d have really hoped we might have had a love affair,” she admitted throughout mentioned on the Oct. 8 episode of Cheryl Burke‘s Sex, Lies and Spray Tans podcast. “You’re intertwined with somebody’s physique if you’re a dancer. There isn’t any means that I’ve ever been so related—in addition to with a lover or a husband—than I used to be with Derek.”
And whereas she and Derek, 38, nonetheless have an “superb” relationship, Brooke views him as extra of a sibling.
“After all, I am going to all the time be crushing on Derek, like he is lovable—not fairly actually,” Brooke instructed E! of the choreographer, who wed Hayley Erbert in August. “It was nothing.”
These two have been merely meant to warmth up the dance flooring collectively as companions.
“Individuals do not realize what a connection is required, and the viewers sees that,” she continued. “You’ll be able to’t faux that, so I feel Derek and I’ll all the time have a relationship and it was simply thrilling and it was new and scary and romantic.”