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KARINA SMIRNOFF PHOTOS
Karina Smirnoff and Mario Lopez

Karina Smirnoff and Mario Lopez
Karina Smirnoff

Karina Smirnoff
Karina Smirnoff and Mario Lopez

Karina Smirnoff and Mario Lopez
Karina Smirnoff and Mario

Karina Smirnoff and Mario (Season 6)