'DWTS' Season 31 Semifinals: 'Begging for forgiveness,' Wayne Brady addresses mistake with ex-wife Madie Taketa
Disney+'s dancing show star Wayne Brady claims to have a deep connection with the song 'Beggin' by Maneskin
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Wayne Brady and Witney Carson hit 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 31 dancing floor with their energetic performance. The couple celebrated their success last week by topping the leaderboard. The couple chose 'Beggin' song by Maneskin to jive in the semifinals. Well, Brady seems to have a deep connection with the song as he claimed to have "begged for forgiveness" with his ex-wife Mandie Taketa.
Brady claimed in 'DWTS' Season 31 semifinals episode that he connected with the song a little too much, recalling the mistakes he made with his ex-wife. Brady and Taketa had the most amicable split in the Hollywood industry. In the recently released episode of 'DWTS' Season 31, Brady said, "This is a competition where I know I have technical deficits but I do know if I put my story and put my heart, and you're vulnerable you still win."
Wayne Brady chose the song 'Beggin' because of the experience he had with ex-wife Mandie Taketa
According to People, Brady related to the song 'Beggin' because of his past, and the relations he had with his ex-wife. The couple tied the knot in 1999. They together spent eight beautiful years. However, in 2007 Taketa filed for divorce, claiming "irreconcilable differences." According to Nicki Swift's report, the couple was separated a year before officially filing for the split. Taketa asked for joint custody of their daughter Maile.
As of now, Brady and Taketa share a tight-knit bond. The star opened up with Entertainment Tonight saying, "She (Taketa) was down with me when nobody in the world was down with me, except my mom." Indeed, both shares the best friend bond now. Taketa even helped her ex-husband coping depression. Even though both no longer live under the same roof, they are neighbors and co-parents of their daughter Malie. Brady is also comfortable and friends with Taketa's boyfriend Jason.
It does not come as a shock to the fans for addressing Taketa in 'DWTS'. Previously in 2019, we saw him addressing his ex-wife for his success. He told US Weekly, "She's the reason I think that I've had the success I have." He further claimed their daughter to be the proof of his success. She further praised Taketa, "She is the most amazing woman in the world and one of the most amazing moms."
'Dancing with the Stars' Season 31 final will air on November 21, 2022, at 8 pm ET on Disney+.