Tyra Banks is buying and selling the ballroom for the boardroom.
The American TV character introduced she shall be leaving her internet hosting gig at Dancing with the Stars after three seasons on the competitors present’s helm.
Banks, 49, dropped the bomb to TMZ on Thursday. Whereas leaving a Complete Meals in Santa Monica, Calif., Banks mentioned she shall be switching profession gears to concentrate on being an entrepreneur.
“I’m actually targeted on enterprise,” Banks informed TMZ.
She mentioned she needs to concentrate on her constructing her model — an ice cream firm known as Smize & Dream — and on producing extra tv, although from behind the scenes.
“I feel it’s time to graduate from the dance flooring to the inventory market flooring,” she mentioned. “From the ballroom to the boardroom!”
When requested instantly if she actually can be leaving Dancing with the Stars, Banks responded merely, “I feel it’s time.”
“I’m an entrepreneur at coronary heart,” Banks defined. “My coronary heart, my soul, is into my enterprise. It’s additionally into producing new TV, which we’re engaged on.”
She mentioned it will be unattainable for her to concentrate on her entrepreneurship whereas internet hosting the competitors present.
Banks took over Dancing with the Stars internet hosting duties in 2020 after Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews left the present. Bergeron, 67, had been internet hosting the dance program since its inception in 2005. Andrews signed on in 2014.
Banks has appeared in a big swath of well-liked tv collection through the years. She created the immensely well-liked competitors present America’s Subsequent High Mannequin, which premiered in 2003. She has additionally hosted The Tyra Banks Present and one season of America’s Obtained Expertise.
Season 32 of Dancing with the Stars is prone to air on Disney+ in mid-to-late September.
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