Earlier this week, People magazine reported, citing “sources” close to the reality show, that Morrison was released for sending harassing messages to a female contestant. She allegedly contacted producers linked to Fox, who fired Morrison following the investigation.
Morrison responded to the allegations today.
“The opportunity to be a judge So, do you think you can dance An incredible honor for me. Therefore, I regret to inform you that I will be leaving the show,” Morrison said in a statement provided to Deadline. “After filming the show’s auditions and completing the selection of 12 finalists, I Failing to follow the rules of the competition making it impossible for me to judge the competition fairly. I can’t apologize to everyone involved, I’m going to be watching one of the best seasons I’ve ever known. “
Sources told Deadline that a new judge will join Siwa and Stephen “tWitch” Boss on the panel, which will be announced soon in the next round of competition episodes starting June 15. Morrison appeared in a total of four pre-recorded episodes.
Cat Deeley is the host of this long-running series featuring skilled dancers between the ages of 18 and 30, showcasing their talents in a variety of dance styles, including contemporary, tap, hip-hop, ballroom, animation and breakdancing.
The series is produced by Industrial Media’s 19 Entertainment and MRC. Rosie Seitchik is the showrunner and will executive produce alongside co-creators Lythgoe, Jeff Thacker, Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman.