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America's Funniest Home Videos alum Tom Bergeron is exiting as host of Dancing with the Stars after 15 years.
<p>Both Bergeron and co-host <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=erin+andrews&ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Esearch" target="_blank">Erin Andrews</a> will not return to the stage for <em>Dancing with the Stars'</em> 29th season, <a href="https://celebritypage.com/search/?q=ABC" target="_blank">ABC</a> confirmed. Bergeron had been with the show since its conception in 2005 and has won an Emmy for his time as host. Andrews joined as co-host in 2014.</p>
<div id="a7395" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="664a4deaf5bac477db0bdb30ef048cee"><blockquote class="twitter-tweet twitter-custom-tweet" data-twitter-tweet-id="1282815740731510784" data-partner="rebelmouse"><div style="margin:1em 0">Just informed @DancingABC will be continuing without me. It's been an incredible 15 year run and the most unexpect… https://t.co/Qv86X6YuTL</div> — Tom Bergeron (@Tom Bergeron)<a href="https://twitter.com/Tom_Bergeron/statuses/1282815740731510784">1594682080.0</a></blockquote></div><p>Bergeron took to <a href="https://celebritypage.com/search/?q=Twitter" target="_blank">Twitter</a> to share the news with his fans, showing gratitude for his time on the show. </p><p>ABC shared a statement about Bergeron's time with the show and how they plan to proceed:</p><blockquote>"Tom Bergeron will forever be part of the Dancing With the Stars family. As we embark on a new creative direction, he departs the show with our sincerest thanks and gratitude for his trademark wit and charm that helped make this show a success. Erin will also not be returning, and we appreciate all that she brought to the ballroom. Fans have been rooting for her since she originally competed as a contestant back in 2010, and her signature sense of humor has become a hallmark of the show."</blockquote>
<div id="4e827" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="4d7a4a91e0efd6f6e5aee7c69cc8ab71"><blockquote class="twitter-tweet twitter-custom-tweet" data-twitter-tweet-id="1282821785340112896" data-partner="rebelmouse"><div style="margin:1em 0">Tom, you are one of the kindest & most supportive people I’ve met in this industry! I enjoyed every interaction we… https://t.co/S5Y7TTvYFU</div> — Karamo (@Karamo)<a href="https://twitter.com/Karamo/statuses/1282821785340112896">1594683521.0</a></blockquote></div><p><em><a href="https://celebritypage.com/search/?q=Queer+Eye" target="_blank">Queer Eye</a></em> host and former <em>DWTS</em> contestant, <a href="https://www.instagram.com/karamo/?hl=en" target="_blank">Karamo Brown</a>, shared his thoughts about the iconic host's departure. </p><p class="">Season 29 will look very different with a new host or two and possibly a social distanced or virtual dancing element. Fans agree the show will not be the same without Bergeron, but look forward to the future of <em>Dancing with the Stars</em> post-pandemic. </p>
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