Chrishell Stause is refuting rumors that she has nothing to do with her “Dancing With the Stars” partner Gleb Savchenko breaking up with his wife Elena Samodanova.
“I’m deeply saddened by the news of Gleb and Elena’s breakup,” Stause, 39, wrote on Instagram on Friday night. “Unfortunately, this has caused rumors to swirl about my personal life. Having been through a public split myself, I wouldn’t want this from anyone, ”she continued.
Stause’s estranged husband, “This Is Us” star Justin Hartley, filed for divorce in November 2019 after two years of marriage; Stause claims that 43-year-old Hartley had performed the split via text message.
“As you can imagine, countless hours of dance training and practice created a strong and supportive friendship, but nothing more,” added the “Semi-Sunset” star. “I wish nothing but the best for both Gleb and Elena during this unfortunate time.”
Samodanova, 36, announced that she and Savchenko, 37, broke up via social media on Friday. The couple married in 2006 and have two children, daughters Olivia and Zlata.
Page Six reported that Savchenko and Stause were “the talk of the movie” during their eight weeks on “Dancing With the Stars”, but they had a fierce fight at one point that made Stause too uncomfortable. when doing journalism after the show Savchenko sent her flowers afterward.