Posts with tag "Karina Smirnoff"
- Posted May 17th 2011 at 01:50 PM by Kiki Von Glinow
From keeping time to crossing the line, things went a little too far on last night's 'Dancing With the Stars' show. After Ralph Macchio performed a sexy number with his professional partner, Karina Smirnoff, the always loquacious judge, Bruno Tonioli, got a little too excited with his critique -- which had to be censored. While describing the way Macchio handled his partner and her cheetah insp...
- Posted Apr 26th 2011 at 02:45 AM by AOL TV Editors
A new week means a new fall on 'Dancing with the Stars'. But this time Kirstie Alley was nowhere near the incident. In fact, it was front-runner Ralph Macchio's professional partner Karina Smirnoff who fell and fell hard, but it looked more like a wardrobe incident than a dancing error. Macchio was sporting a long jacket with a flared bottom that cascaded across the floor when he got low, an...
- Posted Apr 13th 2011 at 11:17 AM by PopEater Staff
We've been waiting for it since Hugh Hefner tweeted that Karina Smirnoff would grace the cover of Playboy -- and here it is. The 'Dancing With the Stars' professional, who is paired with favorite Ralph Maccio this year, tells the magazine, "As a dancer I've always embraced my body. I'm thrilled to show off my strong, toned physique in the pages of Playboy and celebrate my sexiness." "To me, ...
- Posted Apr 12th 2011 at 03:52 PM by Rob Shuter
Karina Smirnoff will be the first professional dancer on ABC's hit show 'Dancing With the Stars' to pose nude for Playboy -- in the midst of a season no less -- but don't expect any of her male competitors to go full monty anytime soon. "The show has a very odd relationship with Playboy," a 'Dancing' insider tells me. "It's not something they like to admit or comment on, but sexy girls have l...
- Posted Apr 7th 2011 at 12:02 PM by Rob Shuter
Playboy founder Hugh Hefner announced on Wednesday that the "May issue of Playboy is unforgettable with Dancing With the Stars' Karina Smirnoff on the cover and nude inside," causing people backstage at the hit family show to freak out. "If Karina posed naked, she can kiss her dancing days goodbye," a 'DWTS' insider told me immediately after hearing of Hef's announcement on Twitter. "I hope f...
- Posted Mar 22nd 2011 at 12:45 AM by AOL TV Editors
'Karate Kid' Ralph Macchio was expected to do well, and he didn't disappoint in the premiere of 'Dancing with the Stars.' All that waxing on and off must have helped the youthful-looking star, as he gave a graceful and commanding performance of the fox trot. Paired with professional dancer Karina Smirnoff, the couple earned the highest marks of the week with 24 points. "That was just an amaz...
- Posted Mar 7th 2011 at 03:30 PM by Brittany Weiss
Karina Smirnoff is known for her good looks and sexy dance moves on the dance floor, made famous by way of 'Dancing with the Stars.' The star recently announced her engagement to St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Brad Penny, but that hasn't stopped her from fantasizing about dance partners. In fact, Karina would love to dance with Keanu Reeves, but only "if he can dance." Smirnoff takes to the b...
- Posted Nov 11th 2010 at 06:00 PM by Emily Hall
With her exotic good looks and busy lifestyle as a successful professional dancer on 'Dancing With the Stars,' it's no surprise Karina Smirnoff has found true love. Earlier this month, the Ukrainian-born Smirnoff announced her engagement to St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Brad Penny. "Karina fell in love with Brad because he treats her like a lady, likes to laugh and even with a middle American,...
- Posted Nov 7th 2010 at 08:42 AM by Christine Fenno
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Now here's a bride who won't be worrying about her footwork during the first dance. Karina Smirnoff, 32, has revealed that she got engaged last month to her boyfriend, pro baseball pitcher Brad Penny, also 32. The 'Dancing with the Stars' veteran -- who partnered with Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino this season, but recently got eliminated -- was celebrating the fifth anniversary of Tao Las ...
- Posted Sep 12th 2010 at 11:10 PM by Maggie Coughlan
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'Dancing With the Stars' footwork phenom Karina Smirnoff is paired this season with 'Jersey Shore' breakout star Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino. So how does she feel their chemistry on the dancefloor will be? It's a big question mark. "I'm excited to actually start. Everyone's been rehearsing for like two and a half to three weeks and we'll start [this week]. I'm excited to start and to see if...
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