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Strictly's Bruno Tonioli explains why return to show is 'impossible'

Earlier this year, Bruno Tonioli confirmed he wouldn't be returning to the judging panel for Strictly Come Dancing 2022. Instead, Anton du Beke will take his place alongside Craig Revel Horwood, Motsi Mabuse and head judge Shirley Ballas. Tonioli sadly made the choice to leave his role on the celebrity...
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‘Dancing With The Stars’ Judge Bruno Tonioli Reveals Reason He Quit UK Show ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

Dancing with the Stars judge Bruno Tonioli has shared the reason for his decision to quit the British version of the show after nearly two decades. The effervescent Italian had appeared as a judge on Strictly Come Dancing since its debut in 2004, but was finding it increasingly difficult to juggle making shows on either side of the Atlantic and how now shared the toll it was taking on his health.
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'Dancing With the Stars': Bruno Tonioli Quits Major Gig as Show Moves to Disney+

The UK version of Dancing with the Stars is losing its longstanding judge. Bruno Tonioli, who has been on the British show Strictly Come Dancing since its inception 18 years ago, is saying goodbye amid the US version's move to Disney+. Tonioli has traveled between countries to serve as a judge on both shows but says that in the aftermath of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, its become "unsustainable." The decision comes after he missed two seasons on the UK version due to travel restrictions.

Strictly Come Dancing judging line-up for 2022 confirmed as Bruno Tonioli departs

Bruno Tonioli has left Strictly Come Dancing and will be replaced on the judging panel by Anton Du Beke, the BBC has said.The 66-year-old Italian dancer and choreographer has been a judge since the popular celebrity ballroom show launched in 2004.The panel for the upcoming 20th series of Strictly will feature Du Beke, as well as returning favourites Shirley Ballas, Craig Revel Horwood and Motsi Mabuse.Professional dancer Du Beke sat on the judging panel last year while Tonioli, who is a judge on American series Dancing With The Stars, was unable to take part due to “uncertainty over international...

Bruno Tonioli quits Strictly Come Dancing as Anton Du Beke steps in as permanent replacement

Bruno Tonioli has announced he is leaving Strictly Come Dancing after 18 years, with Anton Du Beke replacing him on the judging panel.The Italian star, 66, announced the news on Thursday’s episode of The One Show (19 May), explaining that travel commitments to film Dancing with the Stars on Disney Plus in the US will make it impossible for him to film Strictly in the UK in the future.His decision comes after two years of partial absence from the judging panel, due to Covid travel restrictions. Former Strictly professional Du Beke had stood in for him on a temporary...

‘Dancing With The Stars’ Move To Disney Plus Behind Judge Bruno Tonioli’s Decision To Quit UK Show After 18 Years

Click here to read the full article. One of Dancing with the Stars‘ most effervescent judges, Bruno Tonioli, has revealed his decision to quit the UK version of the show after 18 years, saying juggling both shows had become “unsustainable”, following the former’s move to Disney Plus. Tonioli, who has been on the British show Strictly Come Dancing since it began 18 years ago, has not appeared for the last two seasons due to travel restrictions during the Covid epidemic. He travelled back and forth between the UK and US to appear on both Strictly Come Dancing and Dancing with the Stars...

Carlos Marin death: Simon Cowell, Bruno Tonioli lead tributes to Il Divo singer and his ‘passionate spirit’

Industry veterans and fans have paid tribute to legendary Il Divo singer Carlos Marín following his death aged 53. The pop opera group confirmed Marín’s death on Twitter on Sunday (19 December) night. He had been hospitalised in Manchester earlier in the month after reportedly contracting Covid-19.Il Divo’s online statement read: “It is with heavy hearts that we are letting you know that our friend and partner, Carlos Marín, has passed away. He will be missed by his friends, family and fans.” “There will never be another voice or spirit like Carlos,” Il Divo members Urs Bühler, David Miller,...

‘DWTS’ Judge Bruno Tonioli Hits the Road in New ITV Show

Bruno Tonioli has been a staple on the Dancing with the Stars judging panel since its very first season. After such a difficult year, ITV decided that giving Tonioli a travel show with Craig Revel Horwood would brighten everyone’s lives just a little more. Craig and Bruno’s Great British Road Trips is an all-new travel show based in the U.K.

Strictly Come Dancing's Bruno Tonioli speaks on odds of judging comeback

Strictly Come Dancing's judging panel is once again disrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic this year. Anton du Beke will be replacing Bruno Tonioli for the 2021 series, but Bruno has revealed he might well be a permanent replacement and there is a chance he won't return to the BBC One show.

Helen McCrory once mistook Bruno Tonioli for ‘an exuberant Italian prince’

Actor and playwright Stephen Beresford has shared an anecdote that exemplifies the late Helen McCrory’s decidedly unbothered attitude to fame. In a tribute published in The Sunday Times, Beresford remembered many touching moments in his friendship with the Peaky Blinders star, who died this month from cancer, aged 52.McCrory and Beresford met when she was cast in his first play, The Last of the Haussmans, in 2012. “Her attitude to fame – hers and other people’s – was admirably prosaic,” he wrote. “She considered it a necessary but uninteresting side-effect, like bunions for a floorwalker. And since she was...