“Dancing with the Stars” pro Anna Trebunskaya, 32, is pregnant with her first child and will miss the upcoming Season 17, ABC News has confirmed.
US Weekly broke the news and spoke with the “DWTS” veteran about how excited she is for this next phase in her life.
“It wasn’t planned, but when it happened, I thought, “This is perfect — I’m ready to be a mom,”" she told the magazine. “It’ll give me a whole new meaning in life. I’m really looking forward to it.”
Trebunskaya added that she’s four months along and that she found out about the baby at the end of last season. She’ll also absolutely miss her friends on the show while she can’t compete.
“I’ll miss it a lot, but I’ll still be around visiting,” she said. “I’ll be their biggest cheerleader.”
Trebunskaya’s past celebrity dance partners include Drew Lachey, Sugar Ray Leonard and Chuck Liddell.