The former “Glee” star announced his exit from the Fox dance competition, which premiered on May 18, in a statement released Friday.
“Having the opportunity to be a judge on So You Think You Can Dance was an incredible honor for me. Therefore, I am extremely sorry to inform you that I will be leaving the show,” Morrison said in the statement, after filming the audition rounds for the show and completing the selection of 12 finalists. , I didn’t follow competition production protocols, which prevented me from judging the competition fairly. “I cannot apologize enough to all involved and will watch alongside you all for what I know will be one of the best seasons yet.”
It’s not clear exactly what “competitive production protocols” led to Morrison’s exit. Since the show has already started airing its seventeenth season, Morrison will still appear in four episodes.
Kan Morrison declared as judge On the show in April, alongside JoJo Siwa, Twitch, and returning host Cat Deeley. Morrison, Siwa and Twitch have replaced panelists Nigel Lithjoy, Mary Murphy and Lorraine Gibson for the new season.
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