Dancing With the Stars

Mark Ballas would waltz with a man on 'Dancing'

June 13, 2011 at 11:39 AM ET

If ballroom pro Mark Ballas could have his pick of any partner on the next season of “Dancing With the Stars,” he’d choose royal in-law Pippa Middleton. But if he can’t have her, he’d be fine with just about any other celebrity — man or woman.

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Mark Ballas with his celebrity partner Chelsea kane on "Dancing With the Stars."

In an interview with PopEater.com, Ballas discussed his feelings about same sex pairs on the dance floor.

"I would be totally cool with it," the two-time champ revealed. "There are other competitions where they have same sex couples. I'd support it.”

According to Ballas, the only concern he’d have if he waltzed alongside a male star is whether or not they could win.

“There is a slight inherent disadvantage,” he warned. “Two girls and two men just can't move like a man and a woman. But you can try."

Last season, Ballas made it to third place in the ballroom bash with his partner and Disney Channel star Chelsea Kane.

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