However, sources confirm to PEOPLE that Chmerkovskiy did not perform by choice because of ongoing conflict with Lachey. “They both have big personalities and that’s not always the best recipe for a good partnership.” While the former host, 36, has called the Ukrainian dancer the “best coach,” the source adds, “They’ve been fighting a lot.” (Reps for Chmerkovskiy and Lachey could not immediately be reached for comment.) Pros have been known to sit out of live shows for illness reasons, but not for “personal issues,” one insider said.
She is a proud TV junkie and in her spare time can be found watching late night talk shows, talking about Chrissy Teigen or Amy Poehler, or eating off of other people’s plates.
partners Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Vanessa Lachey will remain professional despite claims they're not getting along.
The Ukrainian-American heartthrob, often affectionately referred to as the “bad boy of the ballroom,” won the show’s coveted Mirrorball trophy in 2014 and made it to the final round five times, with two runner-up and two third-place finishes.
Not one to limit himself, Chmerkovskiy also appeared on a number of hit television shows in the U.
They both have big personalities and that’s not always the best recipe for a good partnership.” The insider also stated that the two have been fighting a lot. That said, we don’t know who this source is, and how they are related to the production.