“That is the loopy factor being with [Artem] now’s there have been none of these emotions in any respect.”
Nikki Bella is having a look again at her expertise dancing with Artem Chigvintsev on “Dancing with the Stars” in 2017, earlier than the pair would spark a romantic relationship.
Through the newest episode of “The Bellas Podcast,” the previous WWE star, 36, recalled performing alongside Artem, 38, on Season 25 of the competitors sequence, revealing the extra intimate dances have been “uncomfortable” as she was engaged to John Cena on the time.
“I bear in mind the one factor that was awkward for me — I do not know in the event you bear in mind in a few of [the] dance strikes — when their leg needed to be in between your leg,” Nikki instructed podcast visitor Lisa Vanderpump. “I bear in mind … it was the primary time a person’s leg, aside from my fiancé’s was in between mine and I used to be like, ‘Whoa!’ It was bizarre.”
Whereas Lisa, who was on Season 16 of “DWTS” again in 2013, mentioned she grew “very shut” to her companion Gleb Savchenko, Nikki admitted she did not have any emotions of attraction towards Artem on the time.
“You undoubtedly get an emotional bond with them as a result of it’s so scary … I’ve by no means been that nervous earlier than,” Nikki defined. “That is the loopy factor being with [Artem] now’s there have been none of these emotions in any respect.”
Nikki and John Cena’s rollercoaster of a relationship, which lasted six years, ended for good in summer season 2018, just some months after they broke off their engagement.
The “Total Bellas” star went on so far Artem almost seven months later. The 2 went public with their relationship in March 2019 and introduced their engagement that following January.
A number of weeks later, Nikki revealed she was anticipating. On July 31, Nikki and Artem welcomed their first youngster collectively, a son named Matteo.
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