Entertainment TV 'Dancing with the Stars' : Behind-the-Scenes Fun Kirstie Alley & Maksim Chmerkovskiy's night out! The truth behind Ralph Macchio's "toupee"! See what happens when the stars leave the parquet to party By Cara Lynn Shultz Published on May 16, 2011 05:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 15 KIRSTIE & MAKSIM Courtesy Maksim Chmerkovskiy All work and no play? No way! Kirstie Alley and Maksim Chmerkovskiy took a break from the ballroom for a different kind of dancing. "[Kirstie] is VERY committed!!!" joked the pro dancer of their night out. Hey, it's gotten them to the semifinals! 02 of 15 CHELSEA KANE & HER 'PEEPS' Courtesy Chelsea Kane Tweeted the Disney star about her super-sweet posse, pro partner Mark Ballas and his possible girlfriend, American Idol castoff Pia Toscano. 03 of 15 LOUIS & KENDRA Courtesy Louis van Amstel "This is what happy people look like!!" Tweeted Dancing with the Stars pro Louis van Amstel about his celebrity partner Kendra Wilkinson. "So proud of [her] tonight. She was so good!" he raved about Kendra's April 25 "guilty pleasures" samba to Ricky Martin's "Livin' la Vida Loca." (The duo were eventually the sixth couple eliminated.) 04 of 15 HINES, KYM, ROMEO & CHELSIE Courtesy Romeo "1hr away from show time!" Tweeted an exuberant – and oh-so-dapper – Romeo posing with fellow contestants Hines Ward, Kym Johnson and his own pro partner, Chelsie Hightower, before the show's classical music-themed episode, where both couples tackled the paso doble. Although Romeo and Chelsie were eliminated seventh, Hines and Kym advanced to the semifinals. 05 of 15 LOUIS & KENDRA Courtesy Louis van Amstel Hair's to you, Louis! The dancing pro shared this goofy shot while partner Kendra prepped for the big show. "U love my new hair extension!? lol...@KendraWilkinson is so serious in the background..awwwww," he Tweeted. 06 of 15 RALPH & KARINA Courtesy Ralph Macchio Louis may have joked about his hair extensions, but Ralph Macchio's do is most definitely real! After George Lopez insinuated that the actor wore a toupee, Ralph retaliated with this shot of pro partner Karina Smirnoff pulling at his locks. "It's real biatches :-)" the good-natured DWTS semifinalist Tweeted. 07 of 15 MARK BALLAS Courtesy Mark Ballas There's much ado about their dos! Ballas posted this goofy self-portrait, saying, "New look for this week...U like?" 08 of 15 KYM & HINES Andrew Ree "A football player being compared to Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly! I've already won," Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver – and DWTS semifinalist! – Hines Ward graciously said, before praising pro partner Kym Johnson. "To go from the dirtiest player in football to being compared to Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire, speaks volumes of Kym's coaching." 09 of 15 RALPH MACCHIO Courtesy Ralph Macchio Yum! "Get these goodie presentations every Mon/Tues from where I'm staying in LA!" Tweeted the actor of his "so sweet, literally!" treats from Dancing with the Stars. 10 of 15 CHELSEA KANE Courtesy Chelsea Kane Macchio's not the only one whose sweet tooth is getting catered to! Fellow contestant – and the Disney star's "BFF" Chris Jericho – sent Kane this goodie bag. Aww! 11 of 15 KYM & HINES Courtesy Kym Johnson Taking their friendship to a different kind of hardwood floor, Kym Johnson and Hines Ward hit a Lakers game to celebrate his 35th birthday. 12 of 15 CHELSEA, MARK & DMITRY Courtesy Chelsea Kane "HAY! Hopefully our Cha-Cha is equally if not sexier than this photo. It's obviously a lot to live up to," joked Kane, giving good face – and belly! – with pro partner Ballas and Petra Nemcova's dance mate, Dmitry Chaplin. 13 of 15 KIRSTIE & MAKSIM Courtesy Maksim Chmerkovskiy Uh-oh, did Kirstie replace Maksim with his pooch? According to the DWTS pro, she has! "For all the inquiring minds that's been asking @SirSleep (yes, he has Twitter) is @kirstiealley's new partner," Tweeted Maksim about his graceful-on-his-paws pooch. 14 of 15 ROMEO & CHELSIE Courtesy Romeo Why so scared, Romeo? "[Chelsie Hightower is] trying to turn me into a real ballroom dancer Haha," Tweeted the good-natured contestant. 15 of 15 CHELSEA KANE Courtesy Mark Ballas At the end of the day, DWTS is hard work! Just ask Mark Ballas, who snapped this exhausted shot of his partner after endless rehearsals of the jive. Bring on more Red Bull!