This musical sensation shone in her first and only season on the show but was sidelined by personal issues. In a year full of changes, Thanksgiving will also be altered for 2020. “I’ve loved every single second, but discovered that juggling, to my surprise really is a bit more difficult than I thought,” Morgan quipped during his exit announcement, reported by Reuters. She first worked with Simon Cowell on the British version of “The X Factor” where she had a radar for spotting talent. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. The incident went down while Brown was in the middle of a divorce from estranged husband Stephen Belafonte. “As we head into our milestone 15th season, we are excited to welcome Sofia to the AGT family,” said Trish Kinane, President of Entertainment Programming, Fremantle. “The initial conversation was candid and productive,” an NBC spokesperson said in a statement to PEOPLE on Dec. 4, 2019, about the sit-down with Union. I would like other people to know I’m affordable. with Regis and Kelly, according to Variety. A source close to the AGT production told Entertainment Tonight that NBC simply wanted to "change things up" when execs decided to say goodbye to Brown and Klum. As both a respected actress and successful entrepreneur, she embodies the American dream that is synonymous with AGT’s transformative stage,” said Meredith Ahr, President, Alternative & Reality Group, NBC Entertainment. She impressed the judges on America's Got Talent, not only by mixing hip-hop, pop, and classical music on the violin, but by incorporating dancing with playing the violin, which she also does on her tours and official music videos. The series was supposed to follow Hasselhoff as he helped his two daughters, Taylor Ann and Hayley, launch their music careers. Cowell is an English reality tv judge of "Pop Idol," "The X Factor," "Britain's Got Talent," "American Idol," "The X Factor," and of course, "America's Got Talent." After Osbourne's departure, the former Spice Girl joined the panel and held things down until she left in February 2019. Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic, Credit: “We are also delighted at the return of the amazing Heidi Klum and look forward to a lot of fun as these dynamic, accomplished women join Simon, Howie and host Terry Crews to inspire contestants in a fun-filled and unpredictable series.”. I didn’t get let go,” Osbourne said on The Talk. “He sets it up that the men stay, no matter how ugly they are, no matter how old they are, no matter how fat they are, no matter how talentless they are,” Stern said on his radio show, referring to Union and former judge Julianne Hough, who was also fired, and the “excessive notes” they both reportedly received on their physical appearance during their time as judges on the show. Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic, Credit: Explore Wikis; Community Central; Start a Wiki; Search This wiki This wiki All wikis | Sign In Don't have an account? It also said that both Union and Hough were subject to “excessive notes” on their physical appearance. The former Baywatch star held his post for four seasons until he told PEOPLE in 2010 that he would be stepping down to pursue his own TV show. The season 15 premiere of America’s Got Talent airs on Tuesday, May 26 at 8/7c on NBC. Her playful banter with Simon Cowell came from their years of working together on “Britain’s Got Talent.”. Engineer Creates App To Translate Your Cat, The Sweetest Photos of Princes Harry with Diana. Now for the rug to be pulled from underneath me and to be publicly reprimanded and ridiculed over a joke about my own race is completely wrong and I have to do something about it.”. “It’s true that America’s Got Talent is a boy’s club. The show does well because it has no problem adding new people and making changes," the source added. While on the show, the star infamously threw water on then-fellow judge Cowell and stormed off the stage after he made a crude joke about her wedding night. 'America's Got Talent' judges Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Sofia Vergara wished Simon Cowell a speedy recovery. The judges for AGT season 15 are Simon Cowell, Howie Mandell, Heidi Klum, and newcomer Sofia Vergara. Though he attributes his success to being “gorgeous and authentic," Mandel also shared: “I think if I had to put one word on why NBC keeps me on the show, I would say affordable. Category:Judges - America's Got Talent Wiki. I really wanted to decide if this was going to take away too much free time.”. And while she explained that it was "a great show to work on" to her The Talk castmates, she also said she left because of the network, NBC. Her effervescent charm made her much missed in season 14 and Cowell and company brought her back for season 15. “NBC was very nice to me and they were totally OK with [my leaving],” he added. After Variety was the first to report that Union and Hough were not going to return to the show after only judging one season, a new report claimed that the reason for their firing was a result of the "toxic" workplace culture.