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DWTS Karina Smirnoff’s Wedding To Brad Penny Off? Rumor!!!

I wasn’t even going to report on this rumor, but, I’ve noticed a lot of people believing and posting at twitter and elsewhere that Karina’s engagement to Brad Penny is off without thinking about it and instead believing everything they read from the media and internet as “factual”. E Online was the first to report about the engagement being called off (quote from the article below). But, until we hear from Karina or Brad on this themselves, I would take this news with a grain of salt. I mean…why would Karina wear her engagement ring at all (even for a photoshoot) if they weren’t still very much together?

“They are just two different people,” the source says simply.

It’s understandable if Smirnoff, who was doing promotional appearances in Las Vegas over the weekend, didn’t want to make a big deal about it. So is that why she was playing peekaboo with her ring?

Sources tells E! that Smirnoff would wear her engagement diamond during photo ops, but would remove it when the cameras were off.

In my opinion, this is another case (as Heidi keeps stressing) of “don’t believe everything you hear or read” on the internet or in newspapers until you hear it from the sources mouths instead.

Also, just because someone takes off their rings or doesn’t wear them always means something is off. I’m very happily married, but, I don’t always wear my rings because I don’t want them ruined by every day wear and tear.

December 6, 2011 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Dancing With The Stars Karina Smirnoff Attends GILT CITY Launch Party In Atlanta

This past week, Karina travelled to Atlanta, Georgia to attend the GILT CITY Launch Party at MODA. While there, she took some time to chat with Mychael Knight of Project Runway about her upcoming wedding to Detroit baseball star, Brad Penny. According to InTouch Weekly, the two were heard talking “silhouettes”. It’s unknown who the wedding dress designer will be, but, Karina plans to have two dresses designed. One dress will be for the reception. Karina said, “I want to make sure I can dance in it!” You can view more pictures of Karina at the GILT CITY Launch Party at the Celebrity VIP Lounge. This is an older video, but, Karina talks about her wedding and the wedding planner. She also mentions the upcoming changes coming to Dancing With The Stars as well.

August 6, 2011 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Karina Smirnoff On Her Wedding, New DVD, And The Dancing With The Stars Cast Rumors

Hollyscoop has a new interview up with Karina Smirnoff. Karina gives us some hints on her wedding inspirations. She also dishes on her new fitness DVD coming out and Dancing With The Stars. They ask her about the Dina Lohan rumors. Karina says she wouldn’t be surprised if one of the Lohan’s ends up on the show because of how much they make the press. They ask her on some other celebrities too …Queen Latifa, Regis Philbin, and Mike Tyson. Karina pushes for John Stamos, Kelly Ripa, and more as her wishes to do the show. More below.

July 12, 2011 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

DWTS Pro Karina Smirnoff Lends A Dancing Hand To Detroit Tigers Fundraiser To Benefit Autism Families

Dancing With The Stars pro Karina Smirnoff lent a dancing hand to a special fundraiser for the Detroit Tigers this week. The proceeds from the event went to Jack’s Place, which helps families of children with autism. As most of you know who keep up with Karina, she is the fiance of Tiger pitcher Brad Penny. CBS Local caught up with Karina where she had this to say on dancing and her fiance’s dancing skills. More at the link and be sure to view the video below of Karina teaching some dancing. Check out her HAIR too which seems a little darker or is it just the lighting?? Whatever the case, I like it!

“You’ve gotta enjoy your performance, let the audience know that you’re having fun,” said Smirnoff, “because the moment you start hesitating, doubting or get nervous, it comes across in the performance and then people kinda get nervous with you.”

Will we get to see Penny’s dancing skills at the event?

“You know what, he has twinkle toes,” Smirnoff said. “People will not expect him to dance but he’s a great dancer, he’s just too shy to do it at first. I mean, he does a mean electric slide, and Michael Jackson’s Thriller, I think he’s better than Michael Jackson.”

Smirnoff said she’s trying to get Penny to show his stuff in their January wedding in a Footloose routine, but Penny’s not too keen on that.

Justin Verlander’s girlfriend Emily Yuen said her Tiger boyfriend isn’t too sure about what goes on during their rehearsals, but she thinks all the girls are making progress.

“I think he has a mental picture of it being like the real show. So, he probably thinks Maksim from the show is in here or something with no clothes on but, it’s very professional in here,” Yuen said.

Smirnoff also said she’s very impressed with how the Tiger wives have been doing so far, but she’s a little sad she can’t stay in Detroit longer.

“But, I do have to go back to work in L.A. because, you know, someone has to make money in the family I guess,” Smirnoff joked.

June 30, 2011 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

Dancing With The Stars – Karina Smirnoff And Brad Penny Set Wedding Date

People.com is reporting Karina Smirnoff and her finance Brad penny have finally set a date for their wedding which will take place on January 12, 2012 in an undisclosed, secret location in the Caribbean. At this time, Karina has six wedding dresses picked out and is trying to decide on “the one”. She reveals some more wedding plans below. I predict her wedding dress will be sexy and spectacular.

“I’m very open to the colors, the setting, the flowers. I’m very easy,” said Smirnoff, 33. “The only thing I do want is that big dress with the train. Even if it’s just me walking in a dress, I’m all good.”

Whichever dress she eventually picks will be “in the grand scheme of things,” she said.

The couple, set to hold the wedding in the Caribbean, are not revealing exactly where the nuptials will take place, only saying that it will be a “destination wedding” and quite the melting pot of cultures.

“I have a lot of family and friends that live in Europe and Israel, and Brad has a big family in Oklahoma,” Smirnoff said. “It’s going to be a very diverse, colorful crowd.”

June 8, 2011 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.