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Maksim Chmerkovskiy Explains Why He's Done with 'Dancing with the Stars'

Maksim Chmerkovskiy Explains Why He's Done with 'Dancing with the Stars'

Maksim Chmerkovskiy will not be returning to Dancing with the Stars as a pro dancer.

The subject came up during his appearance on The Real, when one of the co-hosts, Loni Love, noted that she missed him on the show.

“I have a sibling that looks just like me, does the same stuff, and says similar things,” the 38-year-old pro dancer said, referring to his brother Val Chmerkovskiy.

“I’m a dad, I’m a husband…your chemistry changes when you have a child, things look different, they seem different,” he continued.

Maks is married to fellow dancer Peta Murgatroyd and they have a 20-month-old son named Shai.

Maks last appeared on the show last year while partnered with Vanessa Lachey. He won one time, while partnered with Meryl Davis for season 18.

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