Tom Bergeron isn’t tip-toeing round how he feels about being lower from his function as longtime host of “Dancing with the Stars.”
The star tweeted in July that after “an unimaginable 15-year run,” he’d been fired. His co-host Erin Andrews was additionally fired.
On Wednesday, “Good Morning America” revealed who could be starring within the 29th season of the truth collection; unveiling solid members similar to Chrishell Stause from “Promoting Sundown,” rapper Nelly, former NFL participant Vernon Davis, ice skater Johnny Weir, and “Catfish” host Nev Schulman.
Followers of Bergeron observed sooner or later later within the day that he had quietly up to date his Twitter bio to pay homage to (and subtly diss) his former internet hosting duties. It now reads: “Former Co-Host of ‘Footwork With the Well-known.’”
Additionally on Wednesday, Andrews instructed Additional that her elimination from the present was “a shock” and that she nonetheless talks to Bergeron on a regular basis.
“I textual content Tom, like as soon as per week … and the dancers as effectively. That’s a household,” she mentioned. “I danced on the present after which labored on the present for therefore a few years. I at all times name it a ‘Dancing with the Stars’ mafia — when you’re in, it’s actually onerous to interrupt away. That’s a tight-knit group.”
She went on to name Bergeron each the “present’s ballroom quarterback” and the “end-all, be-all of that present.”
Andrews isn’t the one one who feels that means. Amid the information of the brand new solid, many Bergeron followers on Twitter expressed how upset they’re, with some saying they gained’t be watching the present now that he’s not the host.
#DWTS For the first time ever, I will not be watching. What’s Tom Bergeron on..I will be watching that as a substitute. That is most likely this present’s remaining season.
— Patti * (@patti_1956) September 2, 2020
Why on Earth would @DancingABC eliminate Tom Bergeron the 12 months they convey on Johnny Weir and Carol Baskin?? I can hear his jokes now. So disillusioned he gained’t be internet hosting.
— Leah Shirey (@LeahStarrH) September 2, 2020
So unhappy I gained’t be watching! I like a number of the stars within the lineup & I’ll miss the dancers 😢 however i cant watch with Tara (whom I can’t stand as a number!! She did HORRIBLE on AGT!!) instead of @Tom_Bergeron & @ErinAndrews it wont be the identical! ABC made a HUGE mistake! 🤬
— Martha (@MarthaMoore326) September 1, 2020
The brand new season of “DWTS” begins on Sept. 14 and we’ll be sure you keep watch over Bergeron’s Twitter for any extra updates.