"You can accuse me of a lot of things," said Maks. "You can't accuse me of not working hard enough."
Maks' comments come in response to Hough's accusation that he "phoned in" his performance. Following the blowup, some social media users suggested that Hough may have been taking sides because her brother
Derek is still in competition.
"She said it and now she has to own up to it," said Maks.