The engagement seemed the fairy tale ending to their rapport as colleagues and a fresh, new meaning to the word "partner." So what happened?In July they finally set a wedding date of June 2010 when their hectic Broadway schedules reportedly got in the way. "We're rehearsing 14 hours a day."Karina added, "We were supposed to pick the place, but we've never actually had the time to go further [with the plans]."Was the wedding not enough of a priority for Karina?Last March reported that Maks had taken a lead with the planning, and Karina said she'd go along with whatever he wanted.
For the last few days she's been tweeting happily about progress with her new partner Aaron Carter, and three weeks ago she tweeted about how she and Maks were disagreeing over decorating their home. OMG, yesterday, Maks tweeted, "What was meant to be a 'life long book', turned into a 'chapter'......now that 'chapter' is finished......
Se la vie..." (The post was removed before the researching of this story.) Yep, looks like Maks is groveling, even though AOL is reporting he dumped Karina because she's "too high maintenance" and "lacked independence."However they'll stay a team to fulfill their obligation to dance together at this year's Emmys on Septemer 20 but will no longer share a dressing room, according to
Karina Smirnoff is partnering with the former on Dancing With the Stars this season. Mario Lopez and Karina Smirnoff fell in love and are still dating as a result of that season of pro and certified cutie responded this week to rumors that she is hooking up with her current partner, the R&B singer Mario.
, with her friend Lindsay Rielly, a source tells Us Weekly that she is also engaged.
PHOTOS: Best celeb engagement rings ever The Ukrainian-born performer, 37, is set to marry Jason Adelman, her on-again, off-again boyfriend of less than a year.
PHOTOS: On-again-off-again couples Smirnoff was previously engaged to fellow dance pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy and MLB pitcher Brad Penny. “The whole wedding scenario isn’t necessarily a must for me anymore — though I would love a wedding — but having someone special in my life is all I require.
And kids.” With her extensive dating history, Smirnoff and her best friend and manager Rielly candidly dish about their dates with A-listers and regular guys, including crazy pickup lines and the wild antics of potential suitors, in their new book.
Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiy were the dance world's prime duo. The jig's up for Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Karina Smirnoff.
According to People, Karina's rep confirmed yesterday that the pair have called off their engagement.' Maks, 28, proposed to Karina, 31, in January of this year.