Did Tyra Banks Threaten to Quit DWTS?

Did “Dancing With the Stars” host Tyra Banks threaten to give up the show after the producers employed Alfonso Ribeiro as her co-host? That’s what one report says in OK Magazine.

Here’s what the journal is saying and what some leisure podcasters suppose is occurring:

OK Magazine Reports That Banks Was ‘Livid’ When The Producers Hired Ribeiro

On July 14, “Dancing With the Stars” introduced on social media that season 19 Mirrorball champion Alfonso Ribeiro can be becoming a member of Banks within the ballroom as her new co-host. Fans had been speculating that the show would attempt to deliver again former host Tom Bergeron, particularly after Bergeron even stated returning government producer Conrad Green can be the one one that might get him to come back again.

But as an alternative, the show employed a co-host for Banks in Ribeiro, which Bergeron was totally on board with, calling the re-hiring of Green and the hiring of Ribeiro the 2 “smartest resolution[s]” the show has ever made.

But in keeping with OK Magazine, behind the scenes, Banks was not completely satisfied concerning the resolution to rent Ribeiro as a result of she thought it confirmed a scarcity of religion in her.

“Tyra threatened to give up when she came upon concerning the plans so as to add a co-host subsequent to her when the show returns. Tyra was furious and feels betrayed — not [only] as a result of the producers clearly have misplaced religion in her talents to single handily carry the show, but additionally as a result of nobody had the decency to inform her what was occurring till it was a performed deal,” stated the supply.

Another supply stated, “Tyra is meant to be an government producer on the show. When she signed as much as host, she insisted that she even be a producer to ensure she was sitting on the desk the place the choices are made. Now it’s clear that the title means nothing. They simply gave it to her to close her up. Well, they’re messing with the unsuitable lady. Tyra walks when she shouldn’t be completely satisfied. ABC ought to know that. When Tyra wasn’t completely satisfied together with her manner her daytime discuss show was being produced, she give up. If Tyra would not really feel like she is being revered, she is gone.”

Entertainment Podcast ‘Who Weekly’ Thinks Banks Will Stick It Out for 1 Season Before Quitting

On the leisure podcast “Who Weekly,” Lindsey Weber and Bobby Finger mentioned the report from OK, saying that the story is “getting messy” as a result of it feels like she and Ribeiro are feuding, however they don’t seem to be.

In actuality, the story makes it clear that Banks shouldn’t be mad at Ribeiro, she’s mad on the producers. But “Who Weekly” thinks she might be a bit of miffed at him for taking the job.

“She in all probability feels a modicum of disrespect from him for pondering that he might take this job,” stated Finger.

Weber added that she thinks Banks “typically demoralized by the truth that she’s been internet hosting the show and nobody likes her because the host … I imply, Tyra Banks can do a whole lot of issues properly, however I’d agree that internet hosting ‘Dancing With the Stars’ shouldn’t be one of many issues that she’s performed properly in her profession.”

She continued, “I do consider this [rumor]. I do consider that Tyra Banks was not thrilled once they stated we have to deliver on somebody that can assist you host. I feel it makes her look dangerous and I feel she is aware of it. And she’s had these internet hosting gigs like given and brought from her and I feel she’s insecure about that and I’d be too. You can be pissed. ‘Oh, we’re bringing you a man that can assist you.'”

“Especially as a result of it is a man is irritating. She took over for a person after which it was like, ‘Oh, really we want a person in right here.’ That’s disrespectful, there is not any manner round it,” stated Finger.

They went on to debate that the producers in all probability figured they wanted “a light-weight, likable determine” beccause that is not the best way Banks comes throughout, however they suppose she’ll stick round for one yr earlier than quitting.

“[S]he’ll in all probability find yourself leaving this, however I feel she has to do one yr of doing it collectively [with Ribeiro] simply to show that she will’t fail and get fired,” stated Weber.

“And then it will simply be Alfonso,” added Finger.

“Dancing With the Stars” returns for its thirty first season on Monday, September 19, on Disney Plus.


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