Speaking with host Mario Lopez, she said, "[Bennett] tweeted at me last year and said I had a nice butt, and I thought, 'Oh he's hitting on me—I should try to go on a date with him!
Speaking with host Mario Lopez, she said, "[Bennett] tweeted at me last year and said I had a nice butt, and I thought, 'Oh he's hitting on me—I should try to go on a date with him!'" When asked what happened after that, Hough said, "He's gay—so I was like, 'That's not gonna work! Well, it turns out that despite years of gay rumors, including an alleged romance with star, Matt Dallas, Bennett has never come out. As of this writing, he has not publicly addressed his sexuality, and Hough never said another word about it, leaving a noticeable silence surrounding the faux pas.
Naturally, she was going to have to elaborate on that PR-friendly excuse at some point.
But who knows—maybe Bennett never even saw it because he's more of an in 2013 that some of the rules included "no sex before marriage, no drinking, no caffeine, no smoking, no swear words [and] no R-rated movies." After moving to Los Angeles, Hough slowly learned to loosen up.
"I didn't drink when I first came to Hollywood," she told the You know how the first question people often ask when watching a horrible video is "Wait, why is that person recording instead of helping?
Hough issued an apology on Twitter, saying, in part, "It certainly was never my intention to be disrespectful or demeaning to anyone in any way.
I realize my costume hurt and offended people and I truly apologize." Hough also apologized to the actress who plays Crazy Eyes, Uzo Aduba, who called the costume an "unfortunate event," according to .