'DWTS' Fans, Tom Bergeron Just Broke His Instagram Silence About Tyra Banks' Host News

'DWTS' Fans, Tom Bergeron Just Broke His Instagram Silence About Tyra Banks' Host News

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Over the last few months, Dancing With the Stars fans have dealt with big changes for season 32. Apart from the competition series streaming on Disney+ and Len Goodman retiring after 17 years as a judge, news recently broke about the co-hosts switching up. Now, Tom Bergeron is sharing his thoughts on the show as a whole.

On March 17, TMZ reported that Tyra Banks is leaving Dancing With the Stars after three seasons as a host. The news stunned viewers, as her initial hire in 2020 came as ABC abruptly fired Tom and Erin Andrews. As a result, many fans commented on the former America's Funniest Home Videos host's latest Instagram post, begging him to make a grand return to the ballroom.

While celebrating St. Patrick's Day the same day Tyra's departure was announced, Tom posted a photo of a beer that he was enjoying and he took a second to respond back to a particular comment. "[We're] hoping, that with the luck o' the Irish, we will have the #BestHostEver back over-seeing his realm where he belongs!" one fan wrote.

"Thanks! It’ll be interesting to see what happens with the show," he replied. "Disney+ was hemorrhaging $$ under [former CEO Bob] Chapek and the returning Bob Iger has pledged to cut costs. Add to that viewing #'s for DWTS were never released (unlike, say, for The Mandalorian) which also doesn’t necessarily bode well. I wish them well, [though] 💃🏼🕺🏻🪩."


Needless to say, Tom's answer inferred that he had no plans to return to Dancing With the Stars anytime soon. What's more, on March 20, Variety exclusively reported that Julianne Hough will replace Tyra and work alongside Alfonso Ribeiro as a co-host. Fans know her for holding a number of roles on the show, starting with being a professional dancer in season 4. She then left in 2009 and later returned as a judge from 2014 to 2017. This marks her first return in a full-time role since.