Granted, Maria is wearing heels, but the female dancers and stars will usually wear heels while hoofing it in the ball room. Does this mean that Maria will have to wear flats? And, most importantly, will this mean trouble for three-time Mirror Ball champion Derek? Maksim Chmerkovskiy was paired with the tall Hope Solo during Season 13 and the pair was constantly criticized by the judges.
Either way, Derek doesn’t seem to mind his tall partner: he was spotted checking out Maria’s long legs when she flashed her thighs for the cameras.