May 12 (UPI) -- Bonner Bolton says he has a crush on a "beautiful" Dancing with the Stars contestant.
The 29-year-old professional bull rider gushed about Fifth Harmony singer Normani Kordei in an interview with Entertainment Tonight after denying he's dating partner Sharna Burgess.
"I love that girl," Bolton said of Kordei, 20. "She is just so beautiful inside and out. When she walks in the room, the whole room lights up. I think she's a beautiful lady, and if she asked me out on a date, I would sure enough go."
"Normani, will you go on a date with me?" he asked. "We'll see what she says. Hopefully she's watching. Normani, it would be an honor to go on a date with you, ma'am."
Bolton and Burgess were eliminated on Monday's episode of the ABC reality competition. Bonner insisted he and the 31-year-old Australian dancer are just friends despite romance rumors.
"We're great friends. This experience has put both of us through a lot, you know, and we've remained professional throughout the entire thing. It's not ever crossed the line of dating," he said.
"She's a beautiful girl and a great person," the star added. "But I think we're definitely better off friends and it's gonna stay that way."
Bonner said on Tuesday's episode of Good Morning America that he and Burgess had a "great working relationship" on Dancing with the Stars. Kordei, who is partnered with Val Chmerkovskiy on the show, remains in competition.