Tyra Banks Seemingly Getting The Boot From 'Dancing With The Stars' Hosting Duties — Find Out Why
On the chopping block? Tyra Banks appears to be getting the axe from her hosting duties on Dancing with the Stars following the show's low ratings during the latest season.
According to The Sun, it is now Banks' turn to be eliminated from the long-running dance competition show after continuously ruffling viewers' feathers while acting as host.
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"There is no official decision on who will be hosting next season but it doesn't look like Tyra will be back," an insider spilled to the publication, noting it "would be a network decision, not her decision."
Overall, the source concluded: "The problem is, she just didn't fit in.She didn't fit in with producers and she didn't fit with the audience and it showed."
While hosting Season 30 last fall, the 48-year-old supermodel was consistently dragged for her over-the-top ensembles and underwhelming hosting abilities, which were speculated to be a factor in the show's plummeting ratings.
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It was also reported that Banks was a "nightmare" to work with on set, given that she constantly made "wild demands" and was "disrespectful to the crew," as OK! learned.
The former America's Next Top Model host was hired for the gig for Season 29 to replace longtime host Tom Bergeron and his co-host, Erin Andrews.
But Banks' lack of popularity doesn't seem to be the only thing plaguing the longtime show, as it was revealed just last week that DWTS would be moving to Disney+ as the platform's first-ever live series after airing on ABC for 30 seasons.
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According to the publication, the switch-up had less to do with Banks and was mostly caused by the record-low viewership numbers.
"Production has been a mess, with no clear direction of where [the show] was going, which is why certain producers have been axed in recent months," the source added before concluding: "The mix of the behind-the-scenes chaos and the historically low ratings ultimately was the nail in the coffin. ABC didn't feel it was worth the investment anymore, but didn't want to drop it as a whole."