If the two truly are more than friends, as many have suspected for years, hopefully they’ll feel comfortable enough to come out and be honest with fans.
Sadly, though, Hollywood makes it difficult for any man who is seen as a “ladies man” for the benefit of female viewers of the show to be anything but a ladies man on the show and in their life outside of the show.
ABC News reported that Hough was just honored at an event in California.
The young talent received the “Inspirational Award” for bringing bullying into the spotlight.
Dancing with the Stars’ professional dancers Derek Hough, 28, and best friend Mark Ballas, 27, have dodged rumors for years that targeted them as a romantic gay couple.
So when the two bought a home together in the Hollywood Hills in February, those rumors spread like wildfire, leaving many to believe the two were taking the next natural step in their relationship.
#irideparkcity #livingelevated #nature #fiances #mcm @louisvanamstel #skiday #futurehusband A photo posted by Joshua van Amstel (@joshua_vanamstel) on The two exchanged vows in a winter-themed wedding in Utah, which was attended by other pro dancers including Chelsie Hightower, Ashley Del Grosso, and former contestants Kelly Osbourne and Sabrina Bryan. “Dawson’s Creek” actress Mary-Margaret Humes was also on hand for the special day. Louis told Us Weekly, "Our wedding was beyond magical.
We couldn't have been more blessed having all our friends and family be a part of it.
Last night surrounded by our closest friends and family, my partner Josh and I got married.
Not only did they do a great impression of Baby and Johnny, but they got a standing ovation from the crowd and received a perfect score from the judges (below)!
Both Maksim and Val Chmerkovskiy reportedly would tease Ballas and Hough, with Maksim (while still on the show) commenting that the two should “get a room” when he’d spot them together on set, tattled the Enquirer.
The two pro dancers have had a decent string of women in their past, though many were either on the show at some point, or somehow tied to it.
The two may very well be required to support the persona presented on the show.