'Not always the best recipe for a good partnership': Sources for the weekly confirmed that Maks actually did not perform by choice due to an ongoing conflict between he and the 36-year-old television personality'She wants to choreograph her own dances, select her own music and even design her own costumes.' Things have apparently gotten to the point where Maks' future on the show is in jeopardy.
'Maks is done with her and might not return to the ballroom.'A source has told People problems between the pair have been apparent since the very first week of the show.
'They've been bickering since week one and he finally just had enough of it,' said the source.'They definitely will want him and Vanessa to play nice for the camera, but I wouldn’t expect them to last long if they don’t find a way to actually work together,' the source also said.
Meanwhile on Wednesday, Maks took full responsibility for his absence via Twitter, and apologized to his partner.'As you are all aware, I had to leave the show last week to take care of some personal issues,' he wrote. 'There is a big chemistry issue,' the insider claimed.
'They both have big personalities and that’s not always the best recipe for a good partnership.'Things definitely do not seem to be going well for the pair as a source told Us Weekly: 'There is a lot of fighting going on behind the scenes.'Despite getting some of the highest scores on the reality competition show, things don't seem to be going well backstage.
On Monday night's episode of DWTS, Erin Andrews informed the audience that Maks would not be taking the stage as he was replaced by Alan Bersten, who was eliminated last week with partner Debbie Gibson.