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Brooke Burke-Charvet Fired From ABC’s ‘Dancing With the Stars’: Brooke-Burke Charvet isn’t returning for the upcoming 18th season of “Dancing With the Stars.” A host of the dancing competition since Season 10, Burke-Charvet was informed she had been fired on Friday. “weird day….Shocking pre-season elimination #DWTS… ME,” she tweeted. “@Tom_Bergeron didn’t even read my name. I won’t be returning to the show this season.” Also read: Ratings: ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Hits Finale Low, ‘Rudolph’ Shines “Dancing With the Stars” executive producer Conrad Green released the following statement on Burke-Charvet’s “elimination.” “We can confirm that Brooke Burke-Charvet will not be joining us next season. She’s been a wonderful part of the Dancing with the Stars family since her triumphant win in season seven and will unquestionably be missed by our entire team. We’d like to thank Brooke for her years of great service.” According to a report from E!Online, Burke-Charvet had no idea she was in danger of being fired when producers told her on Friday afternoon. Also read: ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Picks Season 17 Champion: Amber Riley, Corbin Bleu or Jack Osbourne? “I have enjoyed seven seasons co-hosting DWTS but understand the need for change considering the position of the show at this juncture,” she told the site in a statement. “I’ve always been one to embrace change and looking forward to pursuing opportunities I previously wasn’t able to entertain because of contractual obligations to the show. I’ve seen my fair share of shocking eliminations in the ballroom but this one takes the cake.” Over the past few seasons, the celebrity dancing competition has experienced a decrease in viewership. Last November, “Dancing With the Stars” had its lowest season finale ever, earning a 2.4 rating — down 20 percent from last fall’s finale — and 12.8 million viewers. The post Brooke Burke-Charvet Fired From ABC’s ‘Dancing With the Stars’ appeared first on TheWrap.Related stories from TheWrap:Michelle Obama, Will Ferrell Pull In 7.7 Million Viewers for Rising Tonight Show (Updated)Heroes Alum Milo Ventimiglia Joins ABCs Alien Pilot The VisitorsJimmy Kimmels Hoaxy Fingerprints Are All Over Sochi Wolf Clip (Video)
Posted on: Sat, 22 Feb 2014 20:34:35 +0000

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