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— America's Got Talent (@nbcagt) March 12, 2017
Tyra Banks has been named the new host of “America’s Got Talent.” … Banks replaces Nick Cannon, who has served as host of “America’s Got Talent for a whole eight seasons.
Tyra Lynne Banks is an American television personality, producer, businesswoman, actress, author, former model and occasional singer.
The news of her new job at NBC was received with such diverse reviews. . . some warm, others not too warm and it is all playing out on Twitter . . . .
“Surprise! TyTy is the new host of #AGT,” Tyra Banks so tweeted, after being named the show’s [America’s Got Talent] new host.
The supermodel-turned-business-mogul, in her tweet, also tagged the handles of judges Mel B, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, and Simon Cowell, saying she “can’t wait 2work” with her “new fam.”
According to TMZ, Nick Cannon was “shaken to his core” and seriously questioned his value as an entertainer after NBC unleashed its fury on him, and that led him to the decision to quit “America’s Got Talent.”