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Mark Ballas' Girlfriend Is Ready to Rumba

Mark Ballas, Joanna Pacitti John M. Heller/Getty Images

Will Mark Ballas bring his real-life romance to the dance floor?

The Dancing With the Stars pro hoofer's girlfriend, singer Joanna Pacitti, tells us she'd love to compete on ABC's hit cha-cha competition show.

"I would love to do it," Pacitti, 25, told us at this weekend's Project Angel Food benefit in L.A. "I love watching him. It brings the biggest smile to my face, so I can't imagine how happy I'd be dancing with him."

The two-time disco-ball-trophy-winning Ballas, 23, is in favor of the idea, too...

"She'd be very, very good," he said. "We'd have a really good time. We were actually doing the waltz in our living room last night."

Pacitti added, "I'd have to be partners with Mark. I don't think I could dance with anyone else."

Even if Pacitti doesn't get a chance to tango with Ballas on live television, she always has that first dance to look forward to. They may not be engaged, but they definitely have marriage on the brain. 

Echoing what he first told us in July, Ballas said, "I found the right person, so we're just waiting for the right time."

Here's hoping Ballas and Pacitti's plans for romance pan out better than they did for Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Karina Smirnoff.

—Reporting by Brett Malec


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