February 26, 2013 03:00 PM by Lisa Princ
Can’t say we didn’t know it was coming. When the cast of pro dancers was revealed for the new season of Dancing with the Stars, Ukrainian hottie, Maksim Chmerkovskiy was not among the names announced.
Now, Maks explains why he is not dancing, and if he will ever return to the show!
Today we learned that Maksim Chmerkovskiy would not be returning Dancing With The Stars for the new season, which had been rumored for some time now. However, he was not fired, and in fact, he recently talked about his decision to sit out the season.
In the new issue of Life & Style Magazine, Chmerkovskiy wanted to set the record straight as to why he was not returning this season, explaining: “I am eager to explore other opportunities that have been made possible because of Dancing With the Stars. I’m going to take this time to dive into producing and acting, while fulfilling my sponsorship obligations.”
Maks thanked his fans for their endless support, and went on to thank everyone at Dancing With The Stars, and no where did he mention that he would never return. He simply mentioned this season, so there is hope for next season!
Meanwhile, ABC released a statement letting fans know that Maks, and the other pros who did not return this season, will always be a part of the DWTS family.
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