‘DWTS’: Alfonso Ribeiro Would Host the Show Under ‘Very Different’ Circumstances

by Jeremy Spirogis
Alfonso Ribeiro and Tom Bergeron during the two-hour Season Finale of "Dancing with the Stars

Fans and celebrities have been shocked to seek out out Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews weren’t returning to host Dancing with the Stars. This comes after backlash on the present’s winners after a number of seasons. Alfonso Ribeiro solutions if he would have taken the internet hosting job.

Alfonso Ribeiro needed ‘Dancing with the Stars’ to vary

Alfonso Ribeiro and Tom Bergeron during the two-hour Season Finale of "Dancing with the Stars'
Alfonso Ribeiro and Tom Bergeron in the course of the two-hour Season Finale of “Dancing with the Stars’ | Kelsey McNeal/Walt Disney Television by way of Getty Images

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The season 19 winner was one among many followers of the competitors present who needed issues to vary. Mostly as a result of the technically greatest dancers haven’t been profitable the trophy.

“I think what ends up happening is a lot of people think, ‘Oh I don’t need to vote for them because they’re so good, they’re automatically going to be there, I just want to continue seeing this person,’” Ribeiro instructed Yahoo. “And that person, who has no business being in the finals, ends up the finals. You hurt your own show by doing that. They’ve got to change the voting on the show. Personally, that’s just my opinion.”

The present has made some modifications since public complaints. It’s now returning for season 29 with a brand new host.

Tyra Banks is the brand new host

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Bergeron and Andrews gained’t be returning to host subsequent season. Tyra Banks has changed each of them. This is large information contemplating how lengthy Bergeron had the job.

“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?” Bergeron tweeted on July 13.

People aren’t holding again sharing their upset reactions to the information. That consists of Ribeiro.

Ribeiro stated he would possibly’ve been focused on internet hosting

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Banks is perhaps a stunning choose as a number to individuals. It can be attention-grabbing to consider which former stars may host as an alternative and Ribeiro suits the mildew given his dancing background. But would he ever do it?

“If the circumstances were very different, that might’ve been something that I might’ve been interested in doing,” Ribeiro instructed Us Weekly. “I actually wouldn’t have been focused on Tom being fired and me being employed to do it. I imply, I already took over for him on [America’s Funniest Home Videos]. I can’t do all of his gigs.”

He continued, “And on the finish of the day, the AFV [exit] was not a firing. It was him leaving, and that’s what made it doable for me to go. I by no means wish to take somebody’s job like that. Yes. That has nothing to do [with] whoever you’re hiring after all, however as a result of I’m so near him, it simply wouldn’t have felt proper to do in the event that they approached me.”

Ribeiro questioned why Dancing with the Stars wasn’t canceled and producers didn’t simply begin over with a brand new present. He added that he cherished Bergeron.

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