Quite a lot of “Dancing With the Stars” followers had been furious when Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews had been fired in July 2020. But they’re nonetheless indignant in regards to the substitute host, Tyra Banks. Here’s why followers can’t stand her and need her fired and changed with somebody new.
Fans Think She Makes ‘Dancing With the Stars’ All About Her
Fans’ greatest grievance with Banks is that she makes the show all about her.
“She obtained fired from AGT for a similar factor she’s doing @dwts making it about her and her ‘runway,'” wrote one fan.
Another chimed in with, “I do not watch any extra since tyra makes the show ALL ABOUT HER…. Too unhealthy she Wrecked the show.. Too Bad.. You misplaced alot of viewers due to her actions… If she needs to model, let her do it someplace elses, not on the show…”
A third wrote, “Get rid of Tyra. She makes the show all about her and it is not. The promos mustn’t embody her because the show just isn’t about her.”
There are different followers who declare that Banks was solely employed due to variety.
One fan commented, “She solely obtained the job as a result of she was black. Like Tyra Banks on DWTS they fired the white man due to BLM.”
Another wrote, ” do not see ABC selecting up a show with two white guys any time quickly. This is the community that fired Tom Bergeron, beloved host of DWTS, to switch him with the cringeworthy Tyra Banks. #woke.”
In reality, Banks’ former “America’s Next Top Model” co-star Janice Dickinson mentioned the identical factor throughout a podcast interview when she was requested why she thinks Banks retains getting employed for internet hosting gigs. Dickinson mentioned she would get employed for internet hosting gigs too if she weren’t white.
“I believe I’d be getting [high-profile jobs] too if it weren’t for the colour of my pores and skin. They like variety on tv today and now that we’ve a incredible African-American Asian vice chairman, there’s going to be much more variety coming in. Look out for the change,” mentioned Dickinson.
She added, “I have not watched her on the show, however I am unable to think about it is accomplished any enhance for the rankings … nobody likes her on the show.”
Fans Have Vowed to Boycott The Show Until She Is Replaced
There is a vocal contingent of followers who’ve mentioned they won’t be watching the show till Banks has been fired and changed.
“I ended watching DWTS once they fired Tom & Erin & Tyra made herself the star. We have tix for the tour. Just expressing my opinion/disappointment,” wrote one fan.
“Can @DancingABC simply hearth Tyra Banks already? Nobody requested for her, no one needs her. I’ll say that it is becoming since she had her winner picked on day one on ANTM identical to the judges do on DWTS,” wrote another fan.
“Tyra Banks ruined DWTS she is evil need her fired,” wrote a third.
Fans Want Tom Bergeron To Come Back
Fans have been calling for Bergeron (and to a lesser extent, Andrews) to return again just about because the day they had been fired.
“#DWTS simply wants to fireplace Tyra Banks and convey again Tom Bergeron & Erin Andrews, after which I’ll watch once more!” wrote one fan on Twitter.
“Bring again @Tom_Bergeron! He’d by no means make himself the face of advertisements,” wrote another fan.
“When are you going to finish this debacle and convey again Tom Bergeron to his rightful place because the host of DWTS? It’s all the time arduous to confess errors, however the Tyra Banks experiment has been an enormous failure,” wrote a third.
Alas for these followers, Bergeron just isn’t returning to “Dancing With the Stars.” He is definitely going to be asserting a brand new recreation show internet hosting gig any day now. He additionally told TV Guide magazine in 2020, “When individuals say, ‘I’m not gonna watch till you are again,’ I say, ‘Well, there’s actually no “till” right here.’ This practice has left the station. I respect the assertion, and I do not maintain it in opposition to anyone in the event that they [watch ‘Dancing With the Stars’].”
“Dancing With the Stars” season 30 premieres Monday, September 20, 2021, at 8 p.m. Eastern and Pacific instances on ABC.