With each well-liked present comes a fair proportion of backlash. Ever for the reason that 2005 debut of, followers have been very vocal about what they do and don’t like — and who deserves to be on the present.
One of many greatest shakeups got here forward in July 2020 whenintroduced that after internet hosting the present for the reason that collection premiere, he was axed from the present, together with cohost . The sportscaster had joined him in 2014 and the duo shortly grew to become fan favorites.
“As we embark on a brand new artistic route, he departs the present with our sincerest thanks and gratitude for his trademark wit and allure that helped make this present successful,” ABC and BBC mentioned in an announcement on the time. “Erin will even not be returning, and we respect all that she dropped at the ballroom. Followers have been rooting for her since she initially competed as a contestant again in 2010, and her signature humorousness has develop into a trademark of the present.”
The present’s govt producer Andrew Llinares later opened up concerning the resolution to chop Andrews and Bergeron and forgedas their alternative.
“I feel it’s all about evolution. I feel any present like this that has been on many, many seasons must proceed to evolve,” he advised reporters in September 2020. “I feel altering the host was all about evolution, it was about making the present really feel contemporary, making it really feel new [and] type of make it attain out — perhaps to a brand new viewers as nicely, in addition to the viewers that’s been there for years.”
The hosts aren’t the one ones to begin an issue on the present! The judges, the professionals and the celebrities have additionally made many headlines by way of the years. Scroll by way of the gallery beneath for a number of the greatest moments.