Len Goodman takes his last bow Dancing With the StarsThis season. Goodman announced that he would be retiring at the end of Season 31 during the semi-finals. The news shocked many who have been following him for years. DWTS fans pretty emotional.
Tyra Banks, co-host of Monday’s episode, shared with Goodman that Goodman had made an announcement. He shared that he enjoyed his time here. DWTSHe has decided it is time to retire. Ex-professional ballroom dancer, the chief judge said that he looks forward to spending more time with his loved ones after his retirement from dance competition. Everyone who was present stood to applaud after the announcement.
Twitter users had a similar positive reaction to the news. While they were still emotional about Goodman’s departure, they did not seem to be able to help but feel it. DWTSAfter so many years.
Get ready to cry
— pettybachnation (@pettybachnation) November 15, 2022
According to this fan, Goodman actually got on their behalf. “nerves” at times. He is still alive and well. DWTS staple.
— Kieran (@Kieran409) November 15, 2022
Goodman will be departing DWTSAfter having been with the program since its inception. Carrie Ann Inaba (Chair), Bruno Tonioli (Co-Chair), and Derek Hough (Co-Chair) remain on the panel.
I’m so sad 😔 Len is forever synonymous with Dancing With The Stars. He became like family to me, I got so used to seeing him weekly 😭. We are so grateful for all that you did for Len.❤️ #DWTS pic.twitter.com/p3IPyx1rlE
— Lucas 🍂 (@DWTSDisney) November 15, 2022
The news broke the hearts of many viewers. Goodman was a beloved celebrity. “like family.”
— . (@CheyanneBabeey) November 15, 2022
Many people were shocked by the news. It’s definitely the, as this fan pointed out. “end of an era.”
It’s not the same
— alex .ᐟ / FAN ACCOUNT (@sashafarberdni) November 15, 2022
DWTSGoodman’s departure will mean that things won’t be as good. He was part of the program from the beginning.