Last Monday night, after Maksim Chmerkovskiy skipped out on an episode of this popular ABC competition, multiple outlets reported that he and partner Vanessa Lachey do not get along.Amidst rumors that he and Dancing with the Stars partner Vanessa Lachey don't exactly get along, Maksim Chmerkovskiy has come out and attempted to quiet all such chatter.
"You have to walk away when the time is right, and the time was right," he says about his exit following his season 18 win with Olympic ice dancer Meryl Davis. Like a plant that in order to improve growth, you have to pull branches. Every now and again, everything needs to be refreshed." "Me, Cheryl, Karina, the few of us leaving, I think this might be one of the last times we see Derek," Maksim adds.
"We've moved on, and the show is still where it is.
According to People, Alley called Remini a “bigot” for her scathing comments about the church after she left it in 2013.
For that reason, Chemrkovskiy, 34, says Alley, 63, can’t associate with him anymore.
But everyone is entitled to their own insanity." Remini famously made headlines for publicly leaving the controversial religion in 2013, a topic she spoke about at length on "DWTS," her reality show and in her memoir, "Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology." "I think that is the most repulsive thing that a person can do…
is attack another person’s faith," Alley later said of Leah on Howard Stern.
"I understood it because I know the policy," she explained.
"I understand that hiding behind, you know, religious bigotry is the route to go." "If I did [run into Kirstie], I wouldn't say anything, because I know she couldn't talk to me," Remini added.
She went on to call Remini a "repulsive bigot." "When you are generalizing and when your goal is to malign and to say things about an entire group, when you decide to blanket statement that Scientology is evil, you are my enemy," Alley added.
Remini later appeared on Howard as well, saying she understood why Alley felt the need to retaliate.
The two competed together twice, coming in second place in 2011 and 7th in the 2012 All-Stars season, but have since had a major falling out. "A note was sent to a friend telling me I was 'disconnected,' as in, I am no longer allowed to be Kirstie's friend.