However, Smirnoff said she was pleased with their performance on the awards show.
"It was nerve-racking, especially when we heard the announcer say, 'From "Dancing with the Stars...," ' " Karina told E!
"My heart jumped out a couple of times, but then I was like, 'Enjoy this because how often do you get to perform at the Emmys?' And then it just felt like it went very fast. I wanted to do it a couple of more times to really get into it."