The couple said their “I do’s” in front of family and friends at Oheka Castle in Long Island, New York. Chmerkovskiy and Murgatroyd welcomed their son, Shai Aleksandr Chmerkovskiy, on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.
“That’s why they couldn’t be paired up again [for the All-Star shows].” Both parties have denied the affair. He is now dating Australian dancer Peta Murgatroyd, who recently ended a five-year courtship with “Dancing” pro Damian Whitewood.
(Whitewood is reportedly dating Russell Crowe’s estranged wife, Danielle Spencer, a contestant on “Dancing with The Stars” in Australia.) A source close to the show says Maks’ brother Valentin may be the next dancer to take the plunge with his celebrity partner, Kelly Monaco.
The show has no official policy about workplace hookups, but producers are often faced with cleaning up the mess when a showmance fizzles out. She won’t say who, but insists “it wasn’t a great experience.” Burke, 29, may have been referring to disgraced football star Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson, who asked her out in 2010 during a televised interview on “Entertainment Tonight.” (She said yes! Maks, 32, did become engaged — to fellow dancer Karina Smirnoff — in 2009, but the romance quickly flamed out, creating an awkward work environment “There is bad blood,” he told The Post last year.
All-Star contestant Shawn Johnson had “a nasty breakup” with pro Mark Ballas after they won the mirrorball trophy in season eight, a source says. ) After the pair were eliminated, Johnson presented her with a $10,000 diamond ring. “I felt weird wearing that big diamond that first of all is way too big for my hand. “I will never speak to that person again.” Maks — who is currently paired with Kirstie Alley -— admits he also “crossed the line” with partner Willa Ford during Season 3.
I’m excited for the next chapter in our lives and to plan the wedding of my dreams with Maks,” Murgatroyd told People Magazine in a statement.
When it came to an engagement ring, Chmerkovskiy went all out.
Petachka your team got numbers now,' the 29-year-old dancer wrote on Instagram.
Chmerkovskiy and Murgatroyd became husband and wife on July 8, and will be celebrating their union throughout the whole weekend. It’s going to be unbelievable,” Chmerkovskiy told ABC News back in March.
“It took months and months to find a name that both Maks and I loved and kind of embodied what he means to us.