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-PICTURED: Nikki Bella, Artem Chigvintsev


Inside Artem Chigvintsev’s ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Firing Drama

The dancer worked with the franchise for a decade.

-PICTURED: Nikki Bella, Artem Chigvintsev

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Dancing With The Stars fans were stunned when Artem Chigvintsev announced that the show hadn’t renewed his contract for season 28. The dancer had been on DWTS and its British sibling, Strictly Come Dancing, for a decade. He found out he was fired just three days before the new cast was announced. Now, he’s speaking out about the real reasons why he was axed.