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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, 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 …


Maks [on his brother]: “I get fit, he gets a little fat. He knows now as long as you don’t turn sideways, you can draw abs [with body makeup].”

Val: [laughing] “I look like 300 up front … turn to the side, I look like a zebra.”

Maks: “Dancing with the Stars is amazing. I used to take it for granted, but the three months you spend on the show, with that grueling regimen, you just shed weight.”

Val: “We’re all conscious of something. Everybody has their insecurities.”

Maks: “He literally came up with a clothing line for men that have big biceps and want to show them off, but keep it a little loose in the middle. So you don’t have to have a six-pack and big biceps.”

Val: “It’s a good idea!”