EXCLUSIVE: Pierson Fode admits he has a crush on 'DWTS' pro Sharna Burgess: 'She's a babe'


Pierson Fode is fueling romance rumors that he and Sharna Burgess are an item.

The Bold and the Beautiful star spoke exclusively with ET's Nischelle Turner at the 44th Daytime Emmy Awards on Sunday about his feelings for the Dancing With the Stars pro. "She's a babe," Fode admitted. "She is so hot. Oh my god, it's shocking."

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"I mean, I have a crush on her for sure," he added. "I don't know if we're dating."

When asked if he'd gone out on a date with Burgess, the 25-year-old actor coyly answered, "Maybe, who knows."

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"If I'm going to be dating someone, it's going to be that we're going out, we're hanging out," he explained. "It's going back and having dinner at somebody's place and, you know, enjoying time with somebody."

As for whether he's done this with Burgess, Fode again responded, "Who knows."

Hinting even more that he might be seeing the pro dancer, Fode said that if he had won for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series, he "definitely" would have called her. "I mean, she's a boss," he continued. "She's the most confident woman that I know and I love that."

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"I wish we were dating," Fode repeated. "I think we should make it happen."

Meanwhile, Burgess has also been dodging romance rumors between herself and her DWTS partner, Bonner Bolton. In an interview with ET, the professional bull rider even admitted that he was immediately attracted to the 31-year-old dancing pro.

"The day I met her on the ranch... I looked up, they had me leading the horse, and I looked out under the brim of my hat, there she was," he recalled. "Just a fiery redhead. [She] just took my breath away, man."