Karina Smirnoff Takes a Swipe at Shannon Elizabeth’s Ploy for Votes
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“With our new ‘strategy’ we are doing it for fun now and for the audience,” Derek added. “With our new ‘outlook’, I think it’s going to go down a lot better. We’re like, if they want kisses, we’ll give them kisses!”
If it was a ploy for votes, well, it didn’t work, seeing as they were eliminated this Tuesday. Professional dancer Karina Smirnoff, herself in the gossip headlines about her relationship with season 3 celebrity dancer Mario Lopez, weighed in on Shannon and Derek’s little game.
“If it’s a strategy, it’s not a good one,” Karina Smirnoff told In Touch. “Everyone knows that Shannon was dating a schoolteacher when the season started. You’ve both got to be young, hot and single in order for people to want you together. Their relationship will get them publicity, but that doesn’t mean it’ll get them votes.” Source