"Dancing with the Stars" couple breaks up

June 6, 2008 2:56:42 PM PDT
A "Dancing with the Stars" dream team is ending their relationship.Mario Lopez and Karina Smirnoff have ended their two year romance that started during their first year on the show.

Karina issued a statement saying that the romance wasn't heading in the right direction.

Mario says, "Karina and I have the utmost respect for each other -- she is a phenomenal and talented woman. I support her always and feel blessed to have her in my life."