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Valentin Chmerkovskiy may not have landed in the top spot on the leaderboard with his celebrity partner, Kelly Monaco, on Monday's "Dancing with the Stars: All Stars," but he made headlines by stripping down to his briefs for his first number.

After the show, he told Access Hollywood that it was the "surfer" theme attached to their flamenco that led to the itty bitty costume.

"It was an edit that came last minute," he said. "I personally have a lot of respect for the genre and the culture of flamenco and paso doble and I didn't want to ...

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