A very handsome Dancing with the Stars instructor. Ladies love to look at Maksim Chmerkovskiy. He took season six of the show off... but...

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"Dear Sir ... after you have ass raped me there is really no reason to include 'I wish you the best' ... It's rhetorical." - Kirstie Alley, August 1, 2014

We're assuming she isn't making actual sexual assault allegations against former Dancing With the Stars partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy, and is merely joking.

Nevertheless, putting "ass raped" into any joke? Questionable at best.

Kirstie Alley and Maksim Chmerkovskiy DWTS Picture

Recently on Watch What Happens Live, Maksim was asked about the formerly friendly relationship the two had during their great run on DWTS.

Maks, who advanced to the finals with Alley, and though they didn't win (he just retired from Dancing With the Stars after his first and only title), they were close.

No longer. Asked about their apparent falling out, he responded:

"She stopped getting along with me. I think the world of her. I'm not judging people by their religion. I'm Jewish. I don't really believe in science fiction, whatever."

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Dancing's version of Michael Strahan, Maksim Chmerkovskiy has retired from Dancing With the Stars after winning his first and only title in his 16th season.

During an appearance on The View on Tuesday, July 29, the Ukrainian native announced he will no longer perform on the popular reality competition.

"I'm done dancing," he said. "I feel like it's time."

Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy

"When I came back to the show, it was not the same ... I was different, probably," the 34-year-old explained of his previous departure in February 2013.

"When I came back, I saw all this amazing talent… I looked at it and thought they can do much more and better. I was taking up a huge spot."

Chmerkovskiy returned for season 18, having missed the previous two, and won the Mirror Ball trophy for the first time with Olympic ice skater Meryl Davis.

After his win, the pro dancer hinted that he was ready to retire from the ABC dancing competition during an interview with Social Life magazine.

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It looks like reports of Jennifer Lopez and Maksim Chmerkovskiy dating may not be ridiculous after all. The possible couple was seen together this weekend!

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  • J. Lo on the Red Carpet

The day after the singer slammed rumors that she’s romancing the Dancing With the Stars pro, the pair was spotted dancing together after her concert.

J. Lo rocked the house at Shrine Nightclub at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut, according to insiders, and the two were cutting a rug afterward.

“Maks was whispering into her ear and hugging her,” an onlooker told the magazine, adding that the two got down to tunes including Jay Z‘s “99 Problems."

“They looked very flirty with each other. She had a huge smile on her face and looked like she was having a great time,” says a witness at the club.

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Kate Upton and Justin Verlander started dating in late 2012. Most would congratulate the Detroit Tigers ace for landing the ultimate WAG - the trophy girlfriend to end all trophy girlfriends.

If you care more about baseball than boobs, however, you might be screaming for Verlander to drop Kate like a hot rock.

The Cy Young winner has been struggling this season and many believe Upton is proving to be a distraction that Verlander simply can't handle.

If that's the case, at least Justin can take comfort in the fact that he's not the first athlete to fall victim to the curse of Kate:

Justin Verlander
Kate and Justin have been on and off for years. They split in 2013, leading to an epic post-season performance by the Tigers ace. Now that they're back together, Verlander is carrying a career-high ERA.

Yes, despite the fact that Upton just turned 22 earlier this month, she's already, um...rounded the bases with a number of athletes, kinda-athletes, and...mascots?

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Is Maksim Chmerkovskiy retiring from Dancing With the Stars? He would certainly be going out on top after winning his first title this spring with Meryl Davis.

Whether Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Meryl Davis are together or not remains a mystery, but clearly, his relationship with Davis is particularly dear to him.

Speaking about whether he'll return to DWTS for another season, he said he has to think about it, since he knows he'll never get another partner at her level.

"I want Meryl to be the last person I dance with," said the hunky dance pro, "and the last person I got to be passionate with and care so much for."

Certainly sounds like retirement ... and true love. Or is it?

"Do you know what a showmance is? It is like being at a summer camp when you're a teenager," he said. "You spend summertime away from your home."

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It was only last week that we found out Jennifer Lopez broke up with Caper Smart, her boyfriend of nearly three years.

Now, it seems J-Lo has already moved on to a new relationship...with current Dancing With the Stars champ Maksim Chmerkovskiy

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  • Maksim Photo

People magazine reports that Maks and Jen were introduced through their mutual friend, actress Leah Remini. They hit it off immediately but have been taking things slow due to work commitments.

Sources say Lopez and Chmerkovskiy hung out at the American Music Awards recently and bonded over their shared love of - what else? - dancing:

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Every attractive Dancing With the Stars duo seems to inspire dating rumors, but for Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovksiy, it's been particularly intense.

From the moment they were paired together, their chemistry was electric, and the duo rode it all the way to the Season 18 Mirror Ball title last month.

Is that chemistry anything more than professional, though? Chmerkovskiy sort of explained this and revealed the key to their relationship this week ...

Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy

Asked about his bond with Davis, he said, "About our romance?" Smiling, he said, "No, we're good. We're great. She's an amazing person."

Pressed for more, the 34-year-old explained that "[The rumors are] always circulating around us dancers. It's fine. That's the nature of what we do."

"We're always in close proximity to each other. In order to produce what Meryl and I produced, there had to have been so much chemistry, and we had it."

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Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Meryl Davis won Dancing With the Stars earlier this week, but the personal nature of the questions they've faced on their victory-lap press tour may make the partners wish they'd never taken home the Mirrored Ball.

For example, Maksim and Meryl appeared on The Wendy Williams Show today and Wendy asked the duo point-blank if they were "smushing."

After pretending they didn't know what she was talking about (In fairness, Wendy is clinging to Jersey Shore slang from like five years ago), Maks and Meryl both dodged with question, with the latter insisting, "We are not dating...we prefer to keep the private lives private."

That's certainly not gonna help put the rumors to bed! 

Nor is the fact that when Wendy turned the topic to Maksim's nude photo shoot for the latest People magazine, he and Meryl anxiously held hands. 

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If you're Maksim Chmerkovskiy and you've just won Dancing With the Stars for the first time in 14 seasons as a professional, what else is there to do?

Pose nude for People magazine, of course!

Maksim, along with fellow Dancing with the Stars pro and brother Val Chmerkovskiy, posed with Vivienne Westwood hats made famous by Pharrell.

And nothing else.

Maksim Chmerkovskiy Nude

Maksim Chmerkovskiy, 34, and Val Chmerkovskiy, 28, discussed their matching six-packs, why dancing is a great workout and the dangers of makeup.

All for the magazine's special Hollywood's Most Talked About Bodies issue. Excerpts from their video and interview with People after the jump ...

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Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Meryl Davis are your Dancing With the Stars champions for Season 18, riding their chemistry and talent to the Mirror Ball title.

But are they dating? After Tuesday's Dancing With the Stars results were announced, they nearly kissed after learning of their win on live television.

Naturally, this sparked the inevitable discussion of their relationship status. What do they have to say about that - and of course, winning the show?

Meryl Davis & Maksim Chmerkovskiy - Freestyle - FINALS
Meryl Davis & Maksim Chmerkovskiy get into the Freestyle groove in the DWTS FINALS.

"We were just saying that this show, despite the fact that it's a reality show, puts people into really real situations," Davis coyly said of the dating rumors.

"It's challenging and we're not just coming to the show ready to dance every Monday. You go through the daily grind and it's very challenging."

"You get to know people in really fun moments and in really challenging moments, and I think that's what makes the show so successful."

"I also think that's why when the cameras stop rolling, I think that's why many of the relationships you form on the show keep going on long after the season's over."

Well, that tells us nothing, except that DWTS is awesome!

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