September 8, 2009
Smirnoff, Chmerkovskiy break up
Karina Smirnoff's publicist says the Ukrainian-born dancer has broken off her engagement to fellow dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy.
I can confirm that this is true, Smirnoff's representative told People magazine, without offering any further details about the split.
Dancing with the Stars and
Burn the Floor co-stars dated for about a year and announced their engagement last December.
Smirnoff previously dated actor and
DWTS contestant Mario Lopez.