And the “Biggest Clapback King” award goes to… Tom Bergeron!
The former host of “Dancing with the Stars” and “America’s Funniest Home Videos” just let the ABC show know how he really feels about his firing.
The Blast previously reported on Bergeron’s exit from the competition dance show.
Tom Subtly Shades “Dancing With The Stars”
In July 2020, ABC announced that Bergeron and Andrews would no longer be a part of the show, as the series would be heading in a fresh creative direction.
ABC & BBC Studios applauded them for their time on the show but fired them anyway.
Bergeron hosted the dance program since its 2005 debut while Andrews joined him in 2014 for season 18.
The TV personality told Saget, “In all candor, the show that I left was not the show that I loved.”
At the end of the season that turned out to be his last, Bergeron was already prepared.
The actor took everything out of his dressing room that he wanted, as it was clear that he and the executives were not seeing eye to eye, off-camera.
Despite Being Fired, Tom Looked Back On ‘DWTS’ With Fondness
Bergeron said it was not a pleasant experience, but he was unsurprised, and there was no blue period surrounding his firing.
“I think Erin and I had more fun being fired than virtually anybody,” the comedian said. He added that he had a largely positive experience hosting the ABC show.
The star said that the producers were entitled to “do the show the way they think is best,” and he looked back at a vast majority of his time there with really great fondness.
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Speaking of producers, Tom sent a very subtle yet poignant message to one of them on Twitter.
On March 17, it was announced that the executive producer of ‘DWTS,’ Andrew Llinares was “out” as EP of the hit dance show.
One fan retweeted it and asked Bergeron for his thoughts.
He responded, “Karma’s a b***h,” and signed if off with a winking smiley face.
Tom Gives A Lesson In Karma
Bergeron’s fans were loving the shade commenting things such as, “People who make false promises and double cross others NEVER win,” and “Amen to that Tom!”
One fan was at a loss for words writing, “TOM AKSJSJSJS GO OFF.”
Fans Looooove Tom’s Clapback
Despite everything that went down between Bergeron, ‘DWTS’ and ABC, he made light of things by reacting to his firing catching the headlines of magazines.
At the time of his firing, he found a copy of Stars Magazine which featured an article about why they believe he was “really fired.”
Bergeron comically captioned a picture of himself holding a copy of the magazine by saying, “Who says grocery shopping isn’t enlightening?”