‘DWTS’ pro Cheryl Burke files for divorce from Matthew Lawrence


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‘Dancing with the Stars’ pro Cheryl Burke has filed for divorce from Matthew Lawrence, Fox News Digital can confirm.

Burke, 37, filed for dissolution of marriage in a Los Angeles-area courthouse on Feb. 18, according to court records obtained by Fox News Digital. The professional dancer cited “irreconcilable differences”.

Burke said the couple’s split date was Jan. 7.

The divorce filing also indicates that Burke and Lawrence signed a prenuptial agreement days before their wedding.

Cheryl Burke filed for divorce from Matthew Lawrence on February 18.
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Representatives for Burke did not immediately respond to Fox News Digital’s request for comment.

Burke and Lawrence wed on May 23, 2019. The two first met in 2006 after Lawrence’s brother took part in “Dancing with the Stars.” Burke and Lawrence briefly dated, but later broke up.

The two reunited in 2017, and Lawrence proposed a year later to Montage Laguna Beach.

the "Dancing with the stars" pro listed the couple's split date as January 7.

The “Dancing with the Stars” pro said the couple’s split date is Jan. 7.
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Lawrence and Burke tied the knot at the Fairmont Grand del Mar in San Diego, Calif., according to People magazine. Burke wore a Romona Keveza gown with a six-foot train, the outlet previously reported.

“Marriage has been a surreal high,” Lawrence told the outlet in May 2019. “I feel like the most blessed man on the planet.”

Burke added: “It’s bittersweet, because I’m really sad that it’s over. But at the same time, it’s soothing. I feel like that’s exactly what had to happen for us. .”

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The divorce filing said Burke and Lawrence shared no children.

The divorce filing said Burke and Lawrence shared no children.
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Court documents say the couple have no children, although Burke previously told People magazine that she wanted children with Lawrence.

“I want to have kids,” Burke told the outlet before the wedding. “[When we got back together] it was like, ‘Let’s not waste time. Hurry up !””


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