Karina Smirnoff from “Dancing with the Stars”: My Music

Karina Smirnoff from “Dancing with the Stars”: My Music

Karina Smirnoff: My Music The perennial star of Dancing with the Stars dishes on her dance partners, ’80s-era Queen and pulling a Tonya Harding on Kristi Yamaguchi. By Mike Errico You always seem to get the hottest partners. Why is that? I think they kind of pair me up a lot of times with bad boys. Like I think Floyd [Mayweather] was somewhat of a bad boy. Mario Lopez was definitely a bad boy. I think they give them to me ’cause they know that I can handle it, and I probably control them in some way. But it’s flattering to think that people think I get the hottest boys. That’s awesome! If you had the ability to go back to any time period and any time in the world, who would be your dream dance partner? Oh, wow. I think that the perfect partner is the person who has the natural ability to dance, but he also really needs to have the time to put into rehearsal and the desire to win. If a partner has the commitment and determination, it’s a win-win situation. Is there someone in particular who fits that description? I don’t know if he would be a great dancer, but I always liked Keanu Reeves. You may have the greatest booty on television. Do you think it helps your dancing? Well, I don’t think of my booty as being really good, but it definitely helps to be in shape. We do work out all the time when we’re dancing; we put a lot of hours into rehearsal. So being in shape definitely helps. Thank... read more
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