Mario lopez and karina still dating
“The relationship wasn’t heading in the right direction.” Lopez issued the following statement through his rep: “Karina and I have the utmost respect for each other. I support her always and feel blessed to have her in my life.” The on-again, off-again couple–spotted frolicking in Miami last month– began dating in 2006 when they were partnered together on the third season of ABC’s .Though they remained mum about their relationship, they were spotted vacationing in Mexico together shortly after coming in second on the hit reality dance competition.“I thought that he was extremely hot and charming,” she says.
“People were saying things,” she says, “and trying to bring his past into our present.
Karina Smirnoff and Mario Lopez have called it quits, Smirnoff’s rep confirms to PEOPLE.
“Karina has parted ways with her two year relationship with Mario Lopez,” says Smirnoff’s spokesperson.
I just thought that I would much rather trust him than everyone else.” Though Smirnoff admits the relationship was always stormy—”The passion was through the roof!
” she says—the couple hit a particularly rough patch when Lopez, 34, headed to New York to appear on Broadway in A Chorus Line, while Smirnoff stayed in Los Angeles on DWTS.