By Randy McMullen rmcmullen bayareanewsgroup. Smirnoff will grace the May cover of Playboy, as well as pose nude in the inside pages, the New York Daily News reports. Playboy founder Hugh Hefner broke the news on a Twitter post. Reports say ABC execs are not pleased. ABC has not commented officially on the matter. Smirnoff has been a successful and popular competitor on the show, which is a ratings giant.
In , Smirnoff immigrated to the United States. She finally graduated from Bronx High School of Science. Smirnoff graduated from New York City 's Fordham University with a double major in economics and information system programming. They ended their dance partnership in January A; the partnership ended in December A; this partnership thus far is her most successful one. Kryklyvyy and Smirnoff earned numerous top titles and high ratings together.
According to sources, ABC is pissed that Smirnoff's nude photo shoot could sully the otherwise innocent and family-friendly image of the hit dancing show. You know, the show where dancers wear demure head-to-toe costumes designed to make sure a body part is never revealed, and the contestants themselves are chosen on the basis of their prestigious reputations in the entertainment industry. Like this season's dancer, former stripper and Playboy bunny Kendra Wilkinson! Advertisement There's been no official announcement from Smirnoff being in Playboy, but Hugh Hefner decided to make the news public via his Twitter feed this week.