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DWTS Maksim Chmerkovskiy Guests On Master Chef In The Ukraine

Today, Maks made a guest appearance on “Master Chef” in the Ukraine. They interviewed him on his favorite foods, cooking, the making of “The Bachelor”, and his love to dance. Here is a take from Kiev Media Week. Keep in mind when reading that this is a google transalation so, it reads a little different. You can view some fun new pics of Maks at the link as well. Special thanks to @DWTSSeason12 at Facebook for this article.

Maxim, you’re tired of TV projects?
No, absolutely. На In fact, I never wanted to get on TV, it all started with the “Dancing with the Stars”, because dancing – it’s mine. By itself, television work – this is not the bricks to lug around. I always meet new and interesting personalities, and meet new people.

What are your impressions of shooting at Yalta?
Very cool. I am a professional dancer, I like to teach people to dance. Because, despite the fact that we had to get up at 4:30, Yalta became for me a break. A lot of talented guys. Only in terms of hip-hop and modern Ukrainian dancers noticeably lag behind the U.S. I think it’s very promising, and I want to develop it in Ukraine. 

What was your first cooking experience?
For the first time I stood up to the plate when I left the family home. Then I cooked some scrambled eggs, if not mistaken.

There were culinary failure?
I’m at all surprised that everything went well today – One day my brother and parents were invited for dinner and decided to make sushi. It turned out that this was not the best idea …

What’s love of food?
I do love food. But the specific weaknesses in the meal plan I have. Although there … I love bread. But not often can not afford it in large quantities: only during intense workouts. Actually, I eat very well and do not accept junk food. My free-range. If I go to the store, for example, I’m not going to buy a simple egg, and take free-range (from chickens free-range). And let it costs more, but I eat the right foods clean.

Yet a few words about the “Bachelor”. What are advantages for you for your participation in the show? And whether the cons?
Of course, I was very impressed with the popularity of the Ukraine, because this is my home. The only thing that is difficult – the position of exile, because it seems to us, and there do not like and not like here. And I’m tired of what I knew as a bachelor – is not that a little title that I want to wear.

July 25, 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 Maksim Chmerkovskiy Puts Yalta “On The Blades”

This past week Maks, his brother Val, and business partner, Eugene Livshits travelled to the Ukraine (their homeland) to give a master class for the show “Everybody Dance” at a Yalta resort. It’s hard to make out the articles (even translated), but, you can read about it here and here. You can also see some fabulous photos like the pics below at both links. Maks is looking fine to say the least. :D

Special thanks to DWTSSeason12 at facebook for the links!

July 24, 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 Pros in the Off-Season – Karina Smirnoff on Celebrity Ghost Stories

Pro Watch 2K10 is upon us, folks! Today is the day that the pros are supposed to start finding out whether or not they’re going to be on this season…which means that Heidi will be busy monitoring Twitter for news of who’s in and who’s out, and posting updates as she finds them.  Show her some love, people – this is no easy task.  It was absolutely crazy last season!

But before the madness commences, here’s a quick little ditty about what one of the pros has been up to during the DWTS hiatus. Apparently Karina Smirnoff has had more than one brush with the paranormal, and she’s sharing her experiences in two episodes of the Biography Channel series Celebrity Ghost Stories. Her first story was featured on the August 7 episode, and tells of her encounter with the apparition of her dead grandmother back in Ukraine when she was only a teenager.  I can’t embed it, but you can go watch the clip here. You can also catch reruns of it on the Bio channel – they’ve been repeating it quite a bit. Karina prefaces her story by explaining how her upbringing has shaped her belief in the spirit realm: 

I’ve always been around people that have either believed in ghosts or encounters with the spirits. My dad is Greek, and my mom is Russian, and both cultures are very much in tune with the other side.

It’s a pretty cool (but chilling) story. Her second story airs tomorrow night at 9 pm EST.  I haven’t been able to find any spoilers for it, but I know it’s not a repeat of her first story.  Should be interesting to watch…if I don’t scare the bejesus out of myself like I have been watching that show for the past few weeks! ;-)

August 20, 2010 I Written By

Ultrasound sales specialist by day, semi-knowledgeable DWTS fan by night...with a smattering of hair & makeup enthusiast, occasional model, and crazy cat lady peppered in to make things REALLY interesting ;-) I might pee my pants in happiness if Donnie Wahlberg ever does DWTS - or if they ever use "Sunglasses at Night" as a paso doble. Check out some of my other work at pureamericasgottalent.com!