Ralph Macchio and Karina Smirnoff started off Dancing With the Stars Season 12 on the top of the judges’ leaderboard, but were eliminated just short of the Finals.

Karina recently told Wetpaint Entertainment that Ralph is one of her closest friends; they celebrated New Year’s Eve together and she even had a boot designed as inspired by their beautiful Romeo & Juliet Waltz.

So would the Karate Kid wax himself back onto the ballroom for DWTS Season 15’s All-Stars?

"I would be flattered and privileged for them to ask me, and I think that on that day I would take a look," Ralph told People. "I always enjoyed creating and telling stories with dance."

However, he said he’s not “dying to jump back onto the dance floor” since he knows it would be tough on his 50-year-old body. "If I was 25, it would be a little bit easier. It's a lot tougher to be over 40 and do that show."

But if he should go back, he joked to People about his new strategy to win — based on the past year’s winners, Hines Ward, J.R. Martinez and Donald Driver. "I said to my wife, 'I'm gonna have to shave my head, do a little tanning and start throwing that football around if I want to go back.'"

Ha! He should develop a more inspiring backstory too. But mostly he should just work on his dancing and cross his fingers that he makes the Finals and rocks a killer Freestyle.

Do you want to see Ralph return for All-Stars?

Source: People

Gina Carbone is a contributing writer at Wetpaint Entertainment. Follow her on Twitter @ginacarbone.

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