However, producers probably didn’t think contestants would take it this far.

“I truly believe that by the end of the season they will hook up,” the spy says.

Add a cash prize or coveted title and things get ugly.

“That’s why they couldn’t be paired up again [for the All-Star shows].” Both parties have denied the affair. He is now dating Australian dancer Peta Murgatroyd, who recently ended a five-year courtship with “Dancing” pro Damian Whitewood.

(Whitewood is reportedly dating Russell Crowe’s estranged wife, Danielle Spencer, a contestant on “Dancing with The Stars” in Australia.) A source close to the show says Maks’ brother Valentin may be the next dancer to take the plunge with his celebrity partner, Kelly Monaco.

It made producers so uncomfortable they reported it, which forced Warner Bros., the parent company, to launch an investigation into what happened.

The cast was shocked when they heard that production was halted.

The show has no official policy about workplace hookups, but producers are often faced with cleaning up the mess when a showmance fizzles out. She won’t say who, but insists “it wasn’t a great experience.” Burke, 29, may have been referring to disgraced football star Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson, who asked her out in 2010 during a televised interview on “Entertainment Tonight.” (She said yes! Maks, 32, did become engaged — to fellow dancer Karina Smirnoff — in 2009, but the romance quickly flamed out, creating an awkward work environment “There is bad blood,” he told The Post last year.

All-Star contestant Shawn Johnson had “a nasty breakup” with pro Mark Ballas after they won the mirrorball trophy in season eight, a source says. ) After the pair were eliminated, Johnson presented her with a ,000 diamond ring. “I felt weird wearing that big diamond that first of all is way too big for my hand. “I will never speak to that person again.” Maks — who is currently paired with Kirstie Alley -— admits he also “crossed the line” with partner Willa Ford during Season 3.

Le principe sera le même, mais verra des jeunes célébrités ou enfants de célébrités être en duo avec des jeunes danseurs professionnels.