DWTS Alum Weighs In on Tyra Banks Exit Rumors

“Dancing With the Stars” season 30 finalist Cody Rigsby would not need the identical adjustments made to the ballroom competitors that some followers do.

Ahead of season 31, some followers need host Tyra Banks to go away the competitors show. The show will already be going via loads of adjustments each on- and off-camera.

On prime of that, there have been a number of stories that Banks won’t return for the upcoming season, although there was no affirmation from any official supply.

Cody Rigsby, who was a contestant on season 30 of the show and ended up within the finale alongside skilled Cheryl Burke, has weighed in on these rumors.

Rigsby Called Banks ‘Polarizing’

While talking with Us Weekly, Rigsby shared that he believes Banks is a “polarizing” determine for viewers.

“Tyra, I really feel like, was such a polarizing determine,” he advised the outlet. “Either you liked her as a bunch or folks have been typically mad about it. I do not know. She was nice.”

He additionally stated he liked assembly the well-known model and TV host.

“It was so iconic assembly her and she or he was such a stunning individual so if she needs to do the job, I hope she’s again,” he added. “If she would not, then any individual else.”

Rigsby additionally weighed in on the show’s transfer to Disney+.

“I believe streaming ‘Dancing With the Stars’ goes to be fascinating as a result of – I do not understand how it’ll play out however it’ll be fascinating,” he shared. “I at all times really feel just like the fan base is particular and I do not know in the event that they’re folks that can stream. But hey, Disney executives know greater than I’ll.”

He additionally stated he thought it was good.

“I believe it’s going to be nice as a result of folks will be capable to discover the show rather a lot simpler and it is not like you must show up at 8 p.m. and watch it,” he stated. “So I’m additionally to see how they do voting, how it’ll work.”

Fans Want Tom Bergeron to Return to the Role

Some followers are calling for the return of ex-host Tom Bergeron to the show. Bergeron was the host of “Dancing With the Stars” for a few years, however Banks took over for him in season 29 of the show.

In a Reddit thread speaking about whether or not or not Banks shall be leaving the show, followers talked about how Bergeron could possibly be persuaded to return.

“Even although it hasn’t been made official, I’d be very shocked if Tyra returned,” one individual wrote. “Especially if Conrad [Green] is made EP, he could attempt to persuade Tom [Bergeron] to return, or get somebody new.”

Green was an govt producer on the show beforehand and received 9 Emmys throughout his time with the ballroom dance competitors. According to Deadline, he has been in talks to return to the show.

One individual replied, “I’ve a sense they could get Tom [Bergeron] again with Conrad returning as producer… If we get somebody new co-hosting with Tom I really feel manufacturing will most likely choose considered one of Kaitlyn [Bristowe], Jeannie [Mai], Amanda [Kloots] or Leah Remini.”

“Dancing With the Stars” will return within the fall of 2022 in a brand new house. The show will now air reside solely on Disney+ as a substitute of on ABC.


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