‘DWTS’ Fans Are Not Loving Tyra Banks as Host, Demand Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews Back

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Dancing With the Stars debuted with new host Tyra Banks on Sept. 14, 2020; nonetheless, followers will not be glad. Viewers took to social media to demand that former hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews return to the present.

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Tyra Banks internet hosting the premiere of ‘Dancing With the Stars’ | Eric McCandless/ABC through Getty Images

What occurred to Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews on ‘DWTS’?

ABC and BBC Studios launched an announcement on July 13, 2020, explaining that they’re revamping the present amidst COVID-19 challenges. 

“Tom Bergeron will endlessly be a part of the Dancing with the Stars household,” the assertion learn, through Deadline. “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.” 

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Bergeron has hosted over 400 episodes of the long-running present, since 2005. His co-host, Andrews, has been a part of the sequence since 2014 — for 11 seasons.

“Erin will also not be returning, and we appreciate all that she brought to the ballroom,” the assertion 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.”

The rationalization for his or her removing is that ABC is refreshing the present with the brand new season.

Fans took to social media to complain about Tyra Banks on ‘DWTS’

“I know it’s only her first night, but I’m really not feeling Tyra Banks as the new host,” one fan of the present tweeted.

Other followers agreed that they miss the outdated hosts of Dancing With the Stars.

“I’m making an attempt to present Tyra an opportunity, however I miss Tom Bergeron,” one other fan added on Twitter.

The feedback didn’t get any higher on Instagram. 

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“Tyra’s is too much!” one fan wrote within the feedback of Banks’ picture. “Who made this awful decision? Bring Tom back!!!!”

Many viewers added that they’ve been watching the present for thus lengthy that it’s not the identical with out Bergeron.

“I just can’t with her and her fake voice,” one viewer wrote. “+She makes no sense in this show. I’ve been watching since season 1, and you need to bring Tom back.”

Why did Tyra Banks select to affix ‘DWTS’?

“Tom has set a powerful stage, and I’m excited to continue the legacy and put on my executive producer and hosting hats,” Banks mentioned in a assertion in July. 

She by no means considered internet hosting the present, however indicated that the present reached out to her earlier than the racial unrest occurred in June 2020.

“And it was something that I had to think about for a while because I knew that there’s a lot of responsibility coming into an institution,” Banks instructed Glamour. “Tom Bergeron is a genius host, a comedic host. I had to make sure that I could bring something new, [while] respecting what he’s already done. And that could I really bring my audience to the show.”

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