Get able to smize on the ballroom ground, as a result of Tyra Banks is the brand new host (and govt producer) of Dancing With the Stars. The announcement comes a day after ABC introduced that former cohosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews wouldn’t be returning for the upcoming season 29. “I have been a fan of DWTS since its starting,” the previous America’s Prime Mannequin host stated in an announcement on Tuesday. “The enjoyable blended with uncooked emotion, seeing celebrities push previous their consolation zones, the scorching dance performances. It is at all times transported me to my days of turning it up 10 notches on the catwalk. Tom has set a strong stage, and I am excited to proceed the legacy and placed on my govt producer and internet hosting hats.”
Banks additional addressed her new internet hosting gig throughout Good Morning America on Wednesday. Along with being the primary solo host, she will even be the primary Black feminine host. “I like breaking these doorways down, in order that we have no extra firsts, but it surely’s good to be first, so you possibly can open that door and let so many individuals in after you,” Banks stated. She added that followers higher “prepare,” as a result of this season is present process a number of modifications. “Let’s simply preserve this actual: It’ll be so subsequent stage.”
“It’s good to be first so you possibly can open that door and let so many individuals in after you.”@tyrabanks says she’s excited to be the brand new host of @dancingABC! Banks would be the present’s first solo host and the present’s first African-American feminine host. https://t.co/ZGK6MpSV6Z pic.twitter.com/O7fz8BeAAs- Good Morning America (@GMA) July 15, 2020
Bergeron beforehand addressed his exit on Twitter, writing, “Simply knowledgeable @DancingABC might be persevering with with out me. It has been an unbelievable 15 12 months run and probably the most surprising reward of my profession. I am grateful for that and for the lifelong friendships made. That stated, now what am I alleged to do with all of those glitter masks?” Andrews additionally launched an announcement on Twitter, writing, “Thanks ABC and all the Dancing With the Stars household for [six] memorable seasons. These years would not have been as particular with out my loving host Tom Bergeron, the gifted dancers, and witty judges. I’ll at all times cherish my days on that set, even when I wasn’t the very best at strolling in heels.”
The brand new season of DWTS is slated to air this fall. Although an official solid checklist hasn’t been introduced but, we do know one celeb who might be competing. Throughout The Bachelor: The Biggest Seasons – Ever! in June, Kaitlyn Bristowe was formally invited to hitch the present. Hopefully ABC will make extra casting bulletins quickly!