As Tyra Banks left the hosting job for "America's Next Top Model," the 43-year-old will now be the new host of the upcoming "America's Got Talent." The television personality replaced Nick Cannon in the hit reality television series after he recently resigned from the show.
Nick Cannon has been hosting "America's Got Talent" since 2009 and now Tyra Banks is going to take his place. In fact, the "Life-Size" actress proudly shares the news on her Twitter account on Sunday. "Suprise! TyTy is the new host of #AGT @nbcagt. Can't wait 2work w/new fam," she tweeted.
Tyra Banks is now excited to work with Melanie Brown, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Simon Cowell in "America's Got Talent." She even said in her press release (via Time) that she feels thrilled to be a host again, especially that she is "obsessed with grand performances."
— Tyra Banks (@tyrabanks) Marso 12, 2017
The producer believes that the presentations in "America's Got Talent" are quite unbelievable that it is making the impossible be possible. "I love how AGT brings that feeling into everyone's home, capturing the best of people who come out," Tyra Banks said. "And give it their all to make those big, fierce and outrageous dreams come true."
Tyra Banks further said that she's now looking forward to being connected with "America's Got Talent" aspirants. This includes having fun on the set, giving hugs to the dreamers and offers her words of wisdom and encouragement to every contender.
Moreover, a lot were surprised when Tyra Banks left "America's Next Top Model." As everyone thought that she permanently quitted as a show's host, she is going to be the new emcee of "America's Got Talent."
Tyra Banks even revealed that it was not hard leaving "America's Next Top Model." As a matter of fact, she already tried to quit the interactive competition in 2007. However, she promised that she would still stay behind the camera and she just wanted someone to replace her, E! News reported. NBC has yet to announce when "America's Got Talent" 2017 will start.