AceShowbiz - Newly single Carrie Ann Inaba posted a cryptic message on her Instagram page. "Life is a balance of holding on and letting go," her post read. The "Dancing with the Stars" judge also added a broken-heart emoji in the caption.
News just broke out that Carrie called it quits with Robb Derringer. They reportedly split last week after nine months of engagement. "Just when I think I've learned the way to live, life changes," she wrote along with yet another broken-heart emoji.
Carrie Ann Inaba, 49, and Robb Derringer, 50, were engaged in December 2016. He popped the big question in a romantic proposal at a secluded beach on the California coastline where he previously took her for their first date.
As she's adjusting to single life, she kept positive outlook. "I am rich in friendships. And I am #grateful," she wrote in another post. The dancer/choreographer flashed a big smile in the selfie she took with a male friend.
Carrie will return to the ABC ballroom as a judge for a new season of "DWTS". She will be joined by Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli as the fourth judge Julianne Hough opted to skip the upcoming installment.
The new season will kick off September 18. It will mark Mark Ballas' first return to the ballroom after he skipped the last two seasons. He is partnered with violinist Lindsey Stirling for the next installment. It also marks Cheryl Burke's return to the show after she left to pursue other projects. She is paired with former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens for the new season.
The other contestants are Valentin Chmerkovskiy & former paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen, Artem Chigvintsev & WWE wrestler Nikki Bella, Keo Motsepe & "Shark Tank" panelist Barbara Corcoran, Sharna Burgess & former NBA player Derek Fisher, Lindsay Arnold & singer/actor Jordan Fisher, Alan Bersten & siner/actress Debbie Gibson, Peta Murgatroyd & 98 Degrees singer Nick Lachey, Maksim Chmerkovskiy & TV presenter Vanessa Minnillo, Witney Carson & actor/race car driver Frankie Muniz, Gleb Savchenko & actress Sasha Pieterse, and Emma Slater & "Property Brothers" co-host Drew Scott.