Gilles Marini & Peta Murgatroyd Reveal Who Decided On The Dancing Hunk's Towel Costume

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Peta Murgatroyd and Gilles Marini perform during Week 5 of 'Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars,' Oct. 22, 2012 -- ABC
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Peta Murgatroyd and Gilles Marini perform during Week 5 of 'Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars,' Oct. 22, 2012 -- ABC

The sight of Gilles Marini in just a towel got pulses racing on "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" on Wednesday night and it turns out, viewers have Maksim Chmerkovskiy to thank.

"Maks! Maks!" Gilles told Access Hollywood.

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"My boyfriend nominated us to be the most scantily clad couple," Peta Murgatroyd, Gilles' professional partner, added of her beau Maks. "I think Gilles pulled it off very well. Actually, I think the women wanted to see this. Right?"

Gilles sported the towel during the group dance to guilty pleasure song "Gangnam Style" and Peta enjoyed the experience.

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"It was wild," she laughed.

Also wild was their Monday night performance, a sexy rumba which knocked judge Carrie Ann Inaba right out of her chair.

"I was like, 'Oh gosh, [is] she hurt?' And I picked her up and she was fine," Gilles told Access.

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"I couldn't believe she fell," Peta added.

And Peta put the blame totally on Gilles for Carrie Ann's fall.

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"It's because [of] your sexiness, you realize," she laughed.

"Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" continues next Monday at 8/7c on ABC.

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