Would rather learn from failures I'm proud of than take pride in success I don't believe in.— Maksim Chmerkovskiy
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I'm more of a fantasy kind of person. I like movies. My favorite movie is 'Kick Ass.'
'DWTS' came to America and I was ranked first in the U.
S. When I got the call, I turned them down. That's why I missed the first season because I felt like I was still seriously competing and it would have been distracting. They called me again for the 2nd season and I said yes. I wanted to see what it was like to do something different and here we are.
I never wanted to be a dancer. I was too big, I was too slow. I remember not liking it. Later on, when I came to the United States, I realized I had a skill, and when you come to this country, you realize if you have a skill and a determination, you can do anything.
I sleep - laying down, not on the ceiling.
Nothing about my life is crazy. I fly a lot, I travel a lot. I eat and sleep like everyone else.
I am a hopeless romantic who falls in lust and gets in trouble.
I love my work and am very productive, yet I always find time to play.
I spent a lot of time taking acting lessons Actors have no inhibitions, and Im inhibited by everything. To be able to make fun of yourself is a skill and a liberating experience.
When I first joined 'Dancing with the Stars,' I did not want to do it.
It's not what I like, it's not what I believe in... the judges are fake, this is fake, that is fake... there is not a lot of reality.
I would love to be a dad. For the longest time, Ive wanted kids, but you have to have the right setup, right?
As a dancer, obviously, we are all inspired by Michael Jackson, and I always looked up to Gene Kelly. He was a bigger version of Fred Astaire, and he was amazing as well.