So you assume you may determine why Matthew Morrison is in search of a brand new job?
The “Glee” alum just lately joined Fox’s actuality dance competitors sequence “So You Think You Dance” as a choose for the just lately launched seventeenth season alongside Stephen “Twitch” Boss and Jojo Siwa.
But simply over every week after the premiere, the Tony-nominated Broadway star is two-stepping towards the exit after violating “competition production protocols.”
“Having the opportunity to be a judge on ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ was an incredible honor for me,” Morrison stated in a press release on Friday, per Variety. “Therefore, it is my deepest regret to inform you that I will be leaving the show. After filming the audition rounds for the show and completing the selection of the 12 finalists, I did not follow competition production protocols, preventing me from being able to judge the competition fairly.”
He added, “I cannot apologize enough to all involved and I will be watching alongside you all on what I know will be one of the best seasons yet.”
The nature of Morrison’s protocol breach has but to be revealed, however an unnamed supply informed Us Weekly, which first reported the information, that the problem was a “minor infraction.”
The actor will nonetheless proceed to look in 4 upcoming episodes by means of mid-June, as early rounds within the competitors are pretaped.
A alternative for Morrison is anticipated to be introduced within the coming weeks. A consultant for Fox stated the community “will soon announce a new judge to the series for the next wave of the competition starting on June 15th featuring the Top 12 performing for America’s vote,” per Us Weekly.
Morrison was tapped as a brand new “So You Think You Dance” choose in April after the community selected to overtake the sequence following a two-year COVID-related hiatus. The actor was introduced in to interchange the long-running present’s unique judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy, who weren’t requested to return. Cat Deeley, nevertheless, has remained because the present’s host.
Upon his casting announcement, Morrison said that he was “thrilled to be heading back to my dance roots.”