Seasons 7—9[ edit ] He returned for the show's seventh season, this time paired with two-time Olympic volleyball gold medalist, Misty May-Treanor. Alley and Chmerkovskiy earned After his season 23 elimination, Chmerkovskiy said he did not plan to return for season
In week 1, they received the second-lowest score, The couple was eliminated four weeks later, finishing in fifth place. Prior to the full cast announcement, US Weekly reported Chmerkovskiy would return to Dancing for season 18 after a two-season break. Chmerkovskiy returned for season 25, and was paired with television personality Vanessa Lachey. Her withdrawal gave them a finish in 10th place. Following the season 5 finale, Chmerkovskiy reportedly told TV Guide Magazine he would not be returning to the show, something he later told People Magazine he had announced his departure because of stress. Chmerkovskiy and May-Treanor were forced to withdraw from the competition in Week 3. They were eliminated second in the competition, giving the pair a finish of 12th place. Seasons 7—9[ edit ] He returned for the show's seventh season, this time paired with two-time Olympic volleyball gold medalist, Misty May-Treanor. On week 3, his leg gave out causing her to fall heavily on him, earning 21 points out of Morris and Chmerkovskiy were eliminated on week 6 after receiving a perfect 40 and finished in 8th place. In Solo's book, A Memoir of Hope, she wrote that Chmerkovskiy treated her roughly, once slapping her during a rehearsal. They were announced the winners on May 20, , marking Chmerkovskiy's first win. They made it to the finals and finished in third place. He eventually began competing in ten-dance, which includes both ballroom and Latin dances. Alley and Chmerkovskiy were eliminated in week 8 alongside Gilles Marini and Peta Murgatroyd in a double elimination. Working at the restaurant, Chmerkovskiy decided winning competitions as a dancer would be a way to argue for higher pay. In week 4, while performing the paso doble, Gilbert hit her head on the dance floor and suffered a mild concussion. I wanted to open my studio somewhere where there was nothing like it and where people would look at it with no preconceived notions. She was rushed to the hospital and was unable to be at the results show the following night. In the ninth season, he was paired with actress Debi Mazar , during which they were eliminated fourth. Seasons 14—18[ edit ] For season 14, he was partnered with actress Melissa Gilbert. Halfway through season 9, Chmerkovskiy partnered Joanna Krupa for one week while Derek Hough was ill. They made it to the semi-finals but were eliminated with a fourth-place finish. Alley and Chmerkovskiy earned
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