Tyra Banks Officially named the new Host and Executive Producer Of “Dancing With The Stars”
The announcements came a day after old-time popular hosts Tom Bergeron and co-host Erin Andrews stepped back from the show.
Tyra banks is a reality Tv legend ever since her stint as the host of America’s Next Top Model and America’s Got Talent. A day after popular hosts Tom Bergeron and co-host Erin Andrews decided to part ways with Dancing with the Stars, ABC in a press release revealed that the supermodel will now be taking control of the stage. The makers of the show signed Tyler as the next host and executive
producer of the reality series.
“I’ve been a fan of ‘DWTS’ since its beginning … The fun mixed with raw emotion, seeing celebrities push past their comfort zones, the sizzling dance performances … it’s always transported me to my days of turning it up 10 notches on the catwalk,” Banks, 46, said in a statement. “Tom has set a powerful stage, and I’m excited to continue the legacy and put on my executive producer and hosting hats.”
Tom Bergeron took to Twitter to announce stepping back from the show after 15 years. Bergeron, 65, has hosted the reality dance competition since its premiere in 2005.
Take a look at his post here:
Just informed @DancingABC will be continuing without me. It's been an incredible 15 year run and the most unexpected gift of my career. I'm grateful for that and for the lifelong friendships made. That said, now what am I supposed to do with all of these glitter masks?
— Tom Bergeron (@Tom_Bergeron) July 13, 2020
ABC and BBC Studios on Monday put out a statement revealing Bergeron and Andrews’ departures from the show on Monday. According to reports by the PEOPLE, they said: “Tom Bergeron will forever be part of the Dancing with the Stars family. As we embark on a new creative direction, he departs the show with our sincerest thanks and gratitude for his trademark wit and charm that helped make this show a success.”
“Erin will also not be returning, and we appreciate all that she brought to the ballroom,” the statement continued. “Fans have been rooting for her since she originally competed as a contestant back in 2010, and her signature sense of humor has become a hallmark of the show.”
Meanwhile, fans are super excited to watch their favorite supermodel on the 29th season of Dancing with the Stars.
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