Dancing With the Stars is finally back! And Season 16 promises all of the usual excitement of past seasons—the ridiculously handsome actor, the late-career musician aching for a comeback, the Olympic stars past and present—plus something extra: A juicy off-screen love triangle, er, make that love quadrangle.
The Bachelor himself, Sean Lowe, will be competing for the Mirror Ball trophy this season, and he's already at the center of backstage gossip. While his beautiful fiancee, Catherine Giudici, will most likely be watching his every shimmy and shake from the live audience each week, Sean's stunningly beautiful pro partner is Peta Murgatroyd. As all DWTS devotees know, Peta just split from ballroom bad boy Maksim Chmerkovskiy. With Maks taking the season off, and Peta newly single, we have a feeling Maks will be watching his ex's every move with Sean.
Peta has already posted this sexy backstage photo on Instagram, showing how close she and Sean are getting during rehearsals. Plus, she recently told OK! that she "actually kind of fell in love with Sean" after watching his season as The Bachelor.
As for Catherine, Sean says he joined the DWTS cast so he could practice his dance moves for their upcoming on-air wedding. Of all the ladies competing for Sean's heart this season, we never saw Catherine show a jealous streak, so she most likely won't let Sean and Peta's dancing chemistry bother her. Unfortunately, we can't say the same for Maks, who reportedly dumped Peta just before Valentine's Day because he "wasn’t feeling her anymore." Keep reading ...
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