DWTS Stars Kaitlyn Bristowe and Artem Chigvintsev Praise Their Real-Life Partners after Performance
In the recent episode of “Dancing with the Stars,” Kaitlyn Bristowe and her professional dance partner gave a stunning performance before praising their individual partners.
Kaitlyn Bristowe, 35, and professional dance partner Artem Chigvintsev, 38, performed the Viennese Waltz on Monday’s episode of “Dancing with the Stars (DWTS).” Their stunning performance earned them the very first 9 score for season 29.
After the show, the pair got to speak to “Entertainment Tonight” about their performance. Bristowe and Chigvintsev also discussed how they would be handling the feedback they got from the judges.
DANCING DUO GETS SUPPORT
The pair also mentioned how they were being supported by their families and significant others. Bristowe has been getting a lot of help and support from her boyfriend, Jason Tartick, 31.
For Monday’s episode, she dedicated her performance to Jason via an Instagram post. Speaking about how he was supporting her, the star explained how fun-loving he was and said:
"He's just the most fun-loving outgoing supportive human being on the planet.”
BRISTOWE TALKS ABOUT BF
A pre-taped recording before Bristowe’s performance showed her discussing how she’d met Tartick. While taping her “Off the Vine podcast,” she also revealed how she had met him.
Chigvintsev revealed how he supported Bella during her bout by offering to do anything she needed.
The reality star noted how it was practically love at first sight and they’ve been together for a year and a half. When she discovered that she and Chigvintsev would be dancing to Luke Combs' "Crazy Beautiful," she shared how the song had a huge significance.
DEDICATING DANCE TO JASON
The former Bachelorette star shared how the song reminded her of her boyfriend and the way he feels about her. She also confessed that she would be thinking of Tartick when she does the dance.
Bristowe confessed that her boyfriend was moved to tears after watching her performance. Showing how he wasn’t jealous of her dancing with someone else, Tartick told the reality star that he thought she and Chigvintsev had good chemistry on the dance floor.
ARTEM’S SUPPORT SYSTEM
On the other hand, Chigvintsev has also been receiving support from his family. The professional dancer is engaged to reality star Nikki Bella and they share a baby boy, Matteo, 2-months-old.
Bella and Chigvintsev met each other when she was his partner during season 25 of DWTS. The “Total Bellas” star has been quite open about her struggles with postpartum depression.
DISCUSSING POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION
Speaking about his partner’s struggles, the professional dancer discussed the importance of removing the stigma of postpartum depression. He noted that this type of depression was real and shared how people never talk about it.
The DWTS dancer urged people to start talking more about postpartum depression. He also asked people to support those who struggle with it and to give them love as well.
Chigvintsev revealed how he supported Bella during her bout by offering to do anything she needed. He told her that he wanted her to feel better and be happy too.
For their recent performance on DWTS, Bristowe and Chigvintsev received a score of 25/30. There was a tense moment on the episode when Monica Aldama and Val Chmerkovskiy were originally called safe for the week before being called back by the judges.