Anna Trebunskaya of
"It wasn't planned, but when it happened, I thought, 'This is perfect -- I'm ready to be a mom,'" Trebunskaya told Us Weekly. "This is something really good for me and fulfilling, and it'll give me a whole new meaning in life. I'm really looking forward to it."
Trebunskaya, 32, was absent from the recently announced list of stars and pros competing in the 17th season of
A rep for Trebunskaya told E! that she is four months along in her pregnancy, which means her due date is likely early next year.
"I'm so excited to share this news with you!!!Thank you for all of your support!" the dancer tweeted.
In October 2012, Trebunskaya and Jonathan Roberts announced that they would divorce after nine years of marriage, E! reported. She has declined to announce who the child's father is but said that he is "very supportive."
The Russian pro has previously been partnered with Jerry Rice, Evan Lysacek, Drew Lachey, Kurt Warner and Carson Kressley, placing second with Rice and Lysacek but never winning the "coveted" Mirror Ball trophy.
"I love being on the show, and I'll miss it a lot, but I'll still be around visiting," she said. "I'll be their biggest cheerleader."
Post-pregnancy, the dancer said, she's "looking forward to getting back into shape and dancing.
"And bringing the baby on board into the 'DWTS' family!" she added.
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