'Dancing with the Stars' Pro Karina Smirnoff to Pen New Book: Will She Kiss and Tell?

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Will truth be stranger than fiction?

"Dancing With the Stars" pro dancer Karina Smirnoff is writing a book, but will she kiss and tell? The Ukrainian beauty recently told OK Magazine that the book will be, "non-fiction with the stories where the names are a little twisted."

Hmm … Maks Chmerkovskiy , anyone?

Name games aside, Smirnoff promises, "None of it is bad. It's all fact. None of it is horrible. Some of this information is out already, some isn't. A lot of times I've decided not to speak up and say certain things and address certain things and it's not because I didn't want to say but, it's because I wanted to step back and look at the situation and learn from it. Now that I have I'm ready to share those lessons."

Smirnoff's high-profile relationships include broken engagements to fellow "DWTS" star Maks Chmerkovskiy and MLB pitcher Brad Penny, as well as a two-year relationship with "Extra" host Mario Lopez.

While it's unclear if her upcoming read will be a relationship book, a dance book, a beauty book, or a cool combo, it's not the first time the "Dancing With the Stars" veteran has talked book-writing -- or her love life.

In an interview earlier this year with HudsonMOD she revealed that her five-year plan includes, "writing more books." She also said, "I still believe in love; I still believe in the fairy tale in spite of everything. The whole wedding scenario isn't necessarily a must for me any more-though I would love a wedding-but having someone special in my life is all I require. And kids."

When it comes to her relationships, in 2011 she told HuffPost TV that she and Maks Chmerkovskiy "thought that we had something bigger than what it really was." She also told PopEater, "We couldn't find the common ground on the wedding negotiations ... A woman is supposed to plan the wedding, but it got to the point where it was just too much, especially with me working on 'Dancing With The Stars.'... [Maks] joked that he was going to have to plan it all, tell me the wedding date and just have me show up with my hair and make-up ready."

During a 2008 appearance on "Chelsea Lately," a teary Smirnoff addressed her breakup with Mario Lopez after a Hooters waitress alleged that he cheated on the "DWTS" pro with her, "You know, I am okay now," the dancer told late night host Chelsea Handler. "I was little bit upset earlier. But there is no easy way to break up, and, especially when you're in the public eye, it's that much harder. But, you know, it could be worse. It could be Divine Brown [the prostitute caught with Hugh Grant]."

Indeed, the perky pro dancer undoubtedly has enough material to fill a book. She once even gave Match.com a few of her own relationship tips, saying: " A relationship is like a baby: You develop it, you grow it, you put your heart and soul into it ... and whatever you put in is what you're going to get out of it."

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