"Dance Moms" Season 7 took an unexpected turn when Abby Lee Miller announced her departure from the reality show. Although her legal responsibilities facing fraud charges is clearly the main reason for her departure, the fans were not expecting the said decision to happen soon.
"Dancing With The Stars" pro, Cheryl Burke, has reportedly been tapped to fill in the shoes of Abby Lee Miller in "Dance Moms" Season 7. That said, fans of the reality show from Lifetime is wondering if "Dance Moms" alums who left the show because of Abby Lee Miller might consider returning now that there is a new dance pro handling the show. According to Blasting News, Burke also has an impressive history in the dance profession, having participated in 19 seasons of "Dancing With The Stars."
According to Deadline, although "Dance Moms" Season 7 was already in a post-production stage after Miller finished filming all the needed scenes, showrunners had to extend filming to make way for Cheryl Burke's arrival. With Miller's departure from the reality show, fans are wondering if "Dance Moms" graduates, Chloe Lukasiak, Maddie Ziegler and MacKenzie Ziegler are planning to return.
According to reports, it is still unclear as to when Cheryl Burke will be filling in for Miller's shoes. Meanwhile, reps for Abby Lee Miller have yet to comment if the departure of the professional dance instructor is for good or temporary.
Although Miller is considered to be a hybrid of a protagonist and antagonist in "Dance Moms" Season 7, the fact that she brings the spice in the reality series is undeniable. That said, the fans are curious and intrigued to see how "Dance Moms" Season 7 will go without the resident fierce dance instructor.
As of writing, reps for "Dance Moms" Season 7 have yet to confirm the return of Chloe Lukasiak and the Ziegler sisters. Stay tuned to Enstars for more "Dance Moms" Season 7 spoilers, news and updates!