Maksim Chmerkovskiy leaving 'Dancing with the Stars'

Olympic athlete Meryl Davis and dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy, winners of "Dancing with the Stars" , appear on ABC's Good Morning America on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, in New York. (Andy Kropa)

When "Dancing with the Stars" returns on September 15, there will be one less Chmerkovskiy on the dance floor.

Maksim and Val Chmerkovskiy appeared on "The View" Tuesday morning. The elder Chmerkovskiy announced that he will not be returning to the show.

"I'm not trying to do Lebron 'The Announcement.' There's no big announcement. I'm done dancing," said Chmerkovskiy, who clarified he meant dancing for the show.

Other members of the panel responded with a resounding, "No!"

"I feel like I've done a lot and not a lot for me," Maksim said.

He praised his fellow professional dancers, saying the show has so much talent.

Maksim won his first mirror ball last May with Olympian Meryl Davis.


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