Matthew Morrison fired from ‘So You Assume You Can Dance’ over ‘flirty’ messages with feminine contestant: report

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Matthew Morrison’s abrupt exit from “So You Think You Can Dance” final week was allegedly attributable to misconduct he exhibited towards a feminine contestant, based on a report.

Morrison, 43, was fired from being a decide on the present “after he had an inappropriate relationship with a female contestant,” a supply instructed Folks journal.

The supply went on to inform the outlet the 2 by no means “never met up off-set” however “it was just the messages that crossed the line.”

Matthew Morrison was fired from

Matthew Morrison was fired from “So You Think You Can Dance” following alleged misconduct with a feminine contestant
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“They did not have intercourse, however he reached out to her by means of flirty direct messages on social media,” the supply added, per the report. “She felt uncomfortable with his line of comments and went to producers, who then got Fox involved. He was fired after they did their own investigation.”

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Morrison introduced Friday that he would now not be a decide on the present, citing a failure to observe the present’s manufacturing protocols. He departed per week after season 17 of the present premiered.

HOLLYWOOD - AUGUST 06:  TV host Cat Deeley at the

HOLLYWOOD – AUGUST 06:  TV host Cat Deeley on the “So You Think You Can Dance” finale held on the Kodak Theater on August 6, 2009 in Hollywood, California.  (Picture by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Photos)
(Picture by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Photos)

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On the time, it was not instantly clear what protocols he didn’t observe.

“Having the opportunity to be a judge on “So You Assume You Can Dance” was an incredible honor for me,” Morrison stated amid his departure. “Therefore, it is my deepest regret to inform you that I will be leaving the show.”

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‘SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE’ JUDGE MATTHEW MORRISON OUSTED OVER FAILURE TO FOLLOW SHOW’S PRODUCTION PROTOCOLS

General view of the stage at the

Basic view of the stage on the “So You Think You Can Dance” finale held on the Kodak Theater on August 6, 2009 in Hollywood, California.  (Picture by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Photos)
(Picture by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Photos)

“After filming the audition rounds for the show and completing the selection of the 12 finalists, I did not follow competition production protocols, preventing me from being able to judge the competition fairly,” he continued within the assertion. “I cannot apologize enough to all involved and I will be watching alongside you all on what I know will be one of the best seasons yet.”

Morrison’s substitute has not but been named and a lot of the season’s episodes have already been recorded so he’s anticipated to seem in episodes up till June 15.

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