Karina Smirnoff Returning To Dancing With The Stars Season 21

Posted: Aug 19 2015, 9:43am CDT | by , in News | Latest Celebrity News

Karina Smirnoff Returning to Dancing with the Stars Season 21
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Karina took the 20th season off and will now return on the show on September 14th.

It has been learnt that Karina Smirnoff will be returning to the DWTS ballroom for its 21st season. She is 37 year old Ukrainian-American girl. Karina won the Mirror Ball Trophy in the 13th season along with the soap opera star J.R. Martinez.

Karina stated that she was quite nervous about not dancing on the show as she had been doing so for the last years. Karina took the 20th season of the Dancing with the Stars off.

She wants to promote her book ‘We’re Just Not That Into You: Dating Disasters from the trenches. And She is also starring in an indie film called Tango Shalom.

Karina Smirnoff stated that she had some other things to do in her life. And that there were times when she did miss the dancing.

"I was a little nervous about not dancing on the show at all last season. I was doing it for the last 10 years," Karina told Entertainment Weekly.

"I had other things to do in my life, but not going back to the show felt like trying to see if I can walk on my own two feet! I've had obvious moments when I missed it."

Apart from Karina, Val Chmerkovskiy and Whitney Carson will also be returning. Val Chmerkovskiy won season 20 with Rumer Willis. And Whitney Carson previously danced with Chris Soules.

The rest of the cast for this season will be revealed within this week. Moreover the dancers don’t know with whom they will be partnered for the new season.

Karina stated that she is quite excited but also nervous about whom her partner would be. The show is set to start on September 14th on ABC.

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