Tyra Banks took the stage as the host of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” for the first time Monday night, and fans were far from thrilled with her performance.
In July, the network announced that the former “America’s Next Top Model” host would be involved in season 29 of the successful reality dance competition to replace suddenly ousted guests Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews.
Fans were stunned when Bergeron suddenly announced on Twitter that he would not return. It has hosted the show since its debut in 2005. Andrews, who was named co-host in 201
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“ABC has decided not to take Tom’s option. In the refined tradition of Hollywood clichés, they are “going in a different direction,” “a statement from Bergeron representatives given to Fox News read at the time.
Although Banks previously stated that her predecessors leave behind big shoes to fill, she considers herself a fan of the show and was thrilled to take on the duties of a host. In addition to “America’s Next Top Model”, it previously hosted “America’s Got Talent”.
However, it appears that those skills haven’t necessarily switched to “DWTS,” as many who tuned in to Monday’s season 29 premiere took to Twitter to not only complain about the loss of the previous two hosts, but to slam the first run. by Banks at the new concert.
“May Tyra Banks be the first person not to vote, thank you! #Dwts,” wrote a user.
“Tyra Banks ruined dance with the stars .. try to be fun but keep falling flat … # bringtomback #DancingWiththeStars,” another user posted.
“After 2 minutes and I have already passed #TyraBanks as a host. #DWTS”, noted a third user.
“Remember that #DWTS firing Tom and Erin was ridiculous and pointless, Tyra Banks is literally the worst host that ever lived and Carol Baskin killed her husband. Don’t even give @DancingABC the satisfaction of all of you.” wrote another person, noting the inclusion of controversial star “Tiger King” on this season’s celebrity roster.
“#TyraBanks don’t quit your day job dear. Hosting DWTS is not your strong point”, wrote another user.
“I’m sorry, I don’t like taking people down, but Tyra Banks is so annoying. I’ve been watching her since day one, but I’m not sure I can carry her …” someone else wrote.
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“I’m sorry but Tyra Banks is so fucking fake and annoying! Why on earth should they replace Tom bergeron and Erin Andrews. It’s terrible #DWTS,” wrote another user.
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“I can just say, what the hell was ABC thinking replacing Tom Bergeron with Tyra Banks on DWTS. His wit and quick comebacks made the show interesting. It’s so boring now that I can’t stay awake. #DWTS,” wrote a Twitter user.