Peta Murgatroyd is ready to defend her title… just months after welcoming baby Shai with her fiancé Maksim Chmerkovskiy!
As you may remember, the 30-year-old was pregnant when she won her second Dancing With The Stars trophy last May with model Nyle DiMarco — and she admits it was a long eight months without stepping on the dance floor.
But now the new mom is getting back into action, with the help of Maks who put up mirrors all around their basement, and enlisted the help of instructors from his Dance With Me studio.
The 37-year-old told Us Weekly:
"I just pawned her off to them. I was like, ‘I'm not going to be the guy telling her what to do after she just gave birth!'"
While the full cast will be revealed on Good Morning America on March 1, Maks is thrilled his bride-to-be (come July!) will be rejoining him on the show: