Tom Bergeron reflects on the “betrayal” that led to his exit from DWTS

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And during the same conversation, in response to the casting choice, Tom suggested he take the season off, only to be told by the showrunner and producer over the phone that they could let him out of the three-season contract he had recently signed. Signed if he preferred it.

“And that really bothered me,” Tom said, explaining that it was this move that inspired him to release his 2019 single. Statement Regarding White House Alumni Casting-He clarified that he would have taken a step even if the contestant was from his favorite political party.

So when Shawn’s casting was announced good Morning America, Tom remembered, “My phone started going off. People were angry. I knew at that moment, this was probably my last season. Because of that one betrayal. Because I was lied to by the people who were in charge. Then Up to that point, there were people of character.”

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America’s Funniest Home Videos alum will eventually left the competition show In 2020, ahead of the series’ 29th season.

He had tweeted at that time, “Just informed.” [Dancing With the Stars] Will continue even without me. It’s been an incredible 15-year journey and the most unexpected gift of my career. I’m grateful for this and the lifelong friendships made. He said, “Now what should I do with all these shining masks?”

this year, dancing with the Stars Entered its 32nd season. Keep reading to see which celebs are gracing the ballroom.

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