As Dancing With the Stars followers are totally conscious, ABC fired longtime host Tom Bergeron forward of Season 29. The present then tapped Tyra Banks to take his place. In a current interview on the Stuttering John Podcast, Bergeron was requested whether or not he misses the present, and the previous DWTS host didn’t maintain again in his response.
When requested whether or not he misses DWTS, Bergeron instantly replied, “No. No, as a result of it began altering early in 2018, there have been workers modifications and I feel philosophical modifications about methods to do the present. So, I miss the sooner years. I miss up till that time when it had a distinct vibe, a distinct really feel. No, I am sort of digging this break day and I am fairly able to being very lazy.” The interviewer then requested whether or not Bergeron would tackle one other job for the time being. For the previous host, it might completely rely on what the job would entail. Bergeron mentioned, “No, it might rely. I by no means say by no means. However, I’ve hosted, as you’ve got identified, so many various codecs. I am not likely seeking to work loads, 5 days every week … Now, I am 65, I’ve obtained some cash within the financial institution. I am having fun with my life.”
Elsewhere within the interview, Bergeron was requested about the brand new “artistic path” that DWTS has taken itself in, together with the truth that they tapped Banks to take his place. However, the previous host held his tongue and stored his reply on the demure aspect. “Effectively, I am unable to converse to their (producers) mindset,” Bergeron mentioned. “Look, my backside line is, I’ve had a beautiful profession. I’ve obtained buddies who’re nonetheless on that present, each on digicam and behind the scenes, so, out of respect for them, that is about all I will say.” He later added that among the execs on the present even reached out to him when he introduced in July that DWTS had fired him alongside co-host Erin Andrews.
The previous America’s Funniest House Movies host mentioned, “There are lots of people who I actually care about who’re on that present, who I hope have lengthy, thriving careers. And to those that got here to me when the phrase got here down in July that I would not be a part of it anymore, among the execs mentioned, ‘We do not know if we wish to be a part of it.’ I mentioned, ‘Look, you are constructing a model, you are in your 30s, or late 20s or no matter, and I am an previous man. I’ve made my cash. I am alright, so don’t fret about me. Simply go and construct your model.”