Smirnoff has danced on "Dancing With the Stars" for a long time (since Season 3), so she knows a bit about how the judges work on the
The judges "leave no room for us," Smirnoff told UPI in an interview published Monday. Citing recent comments by judge
"I think when Carrie Ann mentioned something in the waltz that he wasn't on his center, I went back and watched that over and over again, and I was like, gosh darnit," she said. "That's what cost us a 10?"
But don't expect to see Smirnoff and Bleu attempting to butter up the judging panel. She tells UPI, "At the end of the day, this is something we can't control. Our main goal is to come up with routines that are exciting and entertaining, and hopefully the audience will love it and vote us into the final."