After a strong start this season, Ralph Macchio took a step back last week on Dancing With the Stars. The issue? His lack of chemistry with Karina Smirnoff.

Yes, lack of chemistry with Karina Smirnoff. Future Playboy cover girl Karina Smirnoff. If that can't ignite a little romance into your waltz, you've got issues.

In fun celebrity couple news bringing the worlds of American Idol and Dancing With the Stars together, Pia Toscano and Mark Ballas are dating.

Pia and Mark became acquainted while shooting their respective shows and went on their first date Friday. According to reports, it was a 10!

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Dancing with the Stars Quotes

We should have started dancing with one arm waaay before.

Cristian de la Fuente [following his injury, trip to the hospital and subsequent stellar performance]

I am not the best dancer, and I have not been the best dancer from the beginning. I am happy we made it this far.

Cristian de la Fuente