Tyra Banks stepped into the ballroom to host Dancing With the Stars for the primary time this fall, and regardless of rumors on the contrary, she will not be a one season-only host. Gossip Cop shut down a latest report from the Nationwide Enquirer claiming that Banks “is already attempting to again out of internet hosting” one other season of the present, an assertion largely centered on a “horrifying gaffe” Banks made in the course of the Oct. 5 episode.
Whereas saying the outcomes of that week’s voting, Banks mistakenly positioned the unsuitable couple within the backside two. She introduced that Vernon Davis and Peta Murgatroyd and Keo Motsepe and Anne Heche have been up for elimination, however in the end needed to name again Monica Aldama and Val Chmerkovskiy because of an error. Aldama and Chmerkovskiy have been up for elimination whereas Davis and Murgatroyd have been protected.
After the present, govt producer Andrew Llinares informed Entertainment Tonight that the flub was “not” Banks’ fault. “I believe Tyra handled it amazingly,” Llinares stated. “I simply need to be actually clear, this was not Tyra’s fault. It was a behind-the-scenes difficulty.”
“There was a technical difficulty because the precise votes have been coming in final evening. What occurred was, Tyra really had the unsuitable names on her card,” he defined. “As quickly as we realized what was happening, and we bought the proper voting data, we instantly rectified that on air. We spoke to Tyra, we bought her to information us by way of that. I believe she did a tremendous job rectifying what occurred stay on the present. It isn’t a straightforward factor to do, what she did.”
Choose Bruno Tonioli stated that the names on Banks’ notecards have been totally different from what she was being informed in her earpiece. “It is stay tv, issues like this occur, particularly with data coming in from everywhere in the nation, voting and calculating in such a small period of time,” he stated. “Tyra was good … she was actually good as a result of she took management of the state of affairs.”
Banks was introduced because the alternative for earlier hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews, and whereas she has acquired criticism from followers of the present, Tonioli stated he needs followers to cease with the negativity and “let her do it her approach.”
“Oh, please. Tyra did a unbelievable job. She is doing it the way in which she needs to do it,” he stated. “It is a bit tiring, all of the negativity, in not even giving individuals an opportunity. Simply let her be who she is. It is nice to work along with her.”