The pair have been an item for eight years, after being partnered on the show back in 2013.
The Russian dancer said she was "not supporting Putin, war, invasion, lost lives and politics."
From Ben Cohen's pulse-racing Paso to Faye Tozer's slinky jazz routine.
As well as herself and Nicole Scherzinger, Kristina wants to see US star Mandy Moore on the panel.
"So many other ways to be unique."
The dancer admitted he sees the criticism as 'sad'.
'Nearly every week we have props and crazy production.'
But she's adamant 'the contract' will have to be worth it.
It's all in the past now.
It's fair to say some have been more successful than others.