Heidi Klum Talks Returning for ‘America’s Got Talent: The Champions’ After Being Replaced on ‘AGT’

by Jeremy Spirogis
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America’s Got Talent: The Champions can be again with former contestants competing in opposition to one another once more. Heidi Klum, who’s a former decide, can also be returning this season.

Find out what she needed to say about returning after being changed. Also, discover out extra concerning the different casting modifications after Julianne Hough and Gabrielle Union weren’t saved on the present.

Heidi Klum and Mel B have been changed on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Season 14 had a brand new forged change with Klum and Mel B getting changed by Hough and Union. Meredith Ahr, President of Alternative and Reality Group at NBC Entertainment gave a press release to Deadline about this choice.

“One of the various secrets and techniques to the success and longevity of America’s Got Talent is its fearless drive to reinvent itself,” mentioned Ahr. “The next evolution of the format brings in fresh expert eyes to join Simon [Cowell] and Howie [Mandel] on the panel.”

The president continued, “Gabrielle and Julianne are two of the most aspirational women in the business, on top of being electric entertainers with talent across disciplines. As their partner in crime, host Terry Crews will continue to light up the stage with his quick wit and unending charm.”

Sofia Vergara is reportedly being thought of to be a brand new decide

Hough and Union received’t be returning to America’s Got Talent after judging only one season. There is reportedly a celeb who’s being thought of to exchange one in all them.

Sofia Vergara is reportedly being thought of for one of many roles. NBC and Fremantle has reportedly met together with her to fill one of many spots on the present, in response to TMZ.

This was after Union reportedly spoke up after a number of incidents occurred whereas she labored on the present. SAG-AFTRA introduced it will likely be investigating the matter behind her exit from the present.

“We take issues of workplace health and safety very seriously,” the union mentioned in a press release in response to Page Six. “We immediately reached out to Ms. Union’s representatives when these reports came to light. It is our practice to work closely with members who reach out to us and their representatives in instances like this, as that usually affords the best protection and best resolution for the affected member.”

Klum mentioned everybody has been wonderful together with her returning

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The former decide opened up about what it was prefer to return to the present. Klum mentioned that she was welcomed again in a candy method.

“It feels so good to be back and everyone has been so amazing,” she advised Entertainment Tonight. “You know, there were welcome signs everywhere, the whole audience was chanting my name. I was like, ‘Oh my God.’ I was going beet red.”

She continued, “It was just really sweet. I didn’t expect it for everyone to be this welcoming.” The different decide this season is Alesha Dixon, who obtained some assist from former decide, Mel B by way of a tweet.

“She’s just really nice and genuine and if she didn’t mean that, she wouldn’t have said it. I feel like Mel’s always had my back,” Dixon mentioned.

America’s Got Talent: The Champions premieres Jan. 6 on NBC.

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