Dancing With The Stars Tom Bergeron Admits His Firing Got Ugly
The Dancing with the Stars (DWTS) spoilers reveal that Tom Bergeron’s firing got ugly. He opened up about his frustration with his abrupt exit from the dancing competition show.
He admits that the producers “screwed” them over. He feels betrayed by their casting. Keep on reading to learn more.
Dancing With The Stars Spoilers: Tom Bergeron Calls Out Betrayal
The Dancing with the Stars spoilers suggested that Tom Bergeron is not happy with his firing. He had a bad feeling that his time with the show was ending. He recalled the exact moment he got the news. Bergeron hosted the show from 2005 to 2020. His firing came as a shock to the fans.
Bergeron talked about his controversial firing in a new interview with DWTS pro Cheryl Burke on her Sex, Lies and Spray Tans podcast. The Dancing with the Stars spoilers suggest that producers have wanted to make changes to the show.
The executives scheduled lunches where they would talk about the upcoming season in 2019. He noticed they wanted to cast politicians from either side who would provide a “wonderful escape” from the election year.
One of the producers and the showrunner called Bergeron. They gave him a list of public figures and celebrities they were interested in casting on the show.
Bergeron made it clear that he didn’t want former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer competing on the show. The television host has always been vocal about his political views.
“And this former showrunner says to me, ‘You might want to sit down for this last one.’ I said, ‘Why?’ And they told me who it was,” Tom Bergeron explained. “I said, ‘Guys, this is exactly what we said we wouldn’t do. Don’t go there. This is, you know, not the right time, play to our strengths, be the show that gives people a break from all this bullsh*t.'”
DWTS Spoilers: Tom Bergeron Shares Details Of Firing
The Dancing with the Stars spoilers reveal Tom Bergeron’s firing. It happened when he offered to take a break during that season.
He wanted to sit out his position if producers were going to move forward with Spicer. The showrunner and the producer suggested, “Let you out of your contract if you want.”
Bergeron shared that it “really p*ssed me off.” The Dancing with the Stars execs haven’t responded to Bergeron’s claims. What are your thoughts on his ugly firing? Sound off below in the comment section below.