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Dancing With The Stars: Edyta Sliwinska Quits Before Season 11

August 31, 2010 12:00 PM by Nancy Floyd

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Just as the new season 11 cast of ABC‘s Dancing With the Stars is revealed, dance pro Edyta Sliwinska has announced that she’s leaving the show. After competing for 10 seasons, the talented ballroom beauty, who was paired with Aiden Turner in season 10, took to Twitter to tell fans she’s quit the show. Keep reading for more details on why she’s leaving Dancing With the Stars and her reported fallout with producers…

There will be a new crop of celebrities hitting the ballroom during season 11 of ABC‘s Dancing With the Stars, but don’t expect to see any of them partnered up with dance pro Edyta Sliwinska. After ten seasons of competing, the ballroom expert has bowed out of the competition, quitting to focus on other areas of her life.

“I decided it’s time to move on with my life, pursue other projects and finish school,” Edyta Sliwinska tweeted on Monday night. TMZ reported that Sliwinska decided to quite the dance competition because of a major disagreement with the producers who wanted the show to be her career. They also claimed that the ballroom beauty was upset that Dancing With the Stars didn’t involve her husband, season one champion Alec Mazo, in the show more.

Edyta Sliwinska denies TMZ’s reports that her departure from the show is due to a dispute with the producers. “TMZ terribly misquoted and misinterpreted everything I said,” Sliwinska tweeted. “But the truth is that I’m moving on. I never said anything about ‘major disagreement with production’ of DWTS. We have different views but that’s about it. I’m grateful to the show but my life can’t be limited to DWTS.”

She spoke specifically to her fans, writing, “I hope you understand. Please know that you guys, the audience was the best part of the experience.”

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