Latest: Matthew Morrison, 43, was fired last week as a judge on Fox TV, So You Think You Can Dance

Matthew Morrison fired from SYTYCD job for ‘inappropriate relationship with a female contestant’

Matthew Morrison was fired last week as a judge on the Fox TV show So You Think You Can Dance “after he had an inappropriate relationship with a female contestant.”

The contestant spoke with producers about the 43-year-old actress after he “connected with her through direct messages on social media,” according to a source told People Tuesday, noting that they “did not have sex” and “did not They never meet.” Awad.’

The source told the outlet that the contestant “felt uncomfortable with his comment line and went to the producers, who later engaged Fox.”

Latest: Matthew Morrison, 43, was fired last week as a judge on the Fox TV show So You Think You Can Dance “after he had an inappropriate relationship with a contestant.” Filmed in New York City last year

Details: Morrison and his wife of seven years, Renee Puente, 37, are parents to two children, son Revel James McKay, four, and daughter Phoenix Monroe, 11 months.  They were seen in an Instagram post in March

Details: Morrison and his wife of seven years, Renee Puente, 37, are parents to two children, son Revel James McKay, four, and daughter Phoenix Monroe, 11 months. They were seen in an Instagram post in March

The source said Morrison “was fired after they conducted their own investigation,” adding that “just messages crossed the line.”

Morrison and his wife of seven years, Renee Puente, 37, are parents to two children, son Revel James McKay, four, and daughter Phoenix Monroe, 11 months.

Morrison announced his exit from his judging role last week, saying in a statement to the outlet: “After filming the audition rounds for the show and completing the selection of the 12 finalists, I did not follow competition production protocols, which prevented me from being able to. To judge the competition fairly.

Getting the chance to be a judge on So You Think You Can Dance was a huge honor for me. Therefore, I am very sorry to inform you that I am leaving the show.

The family is seen in a group photo Renee posted on Instagram in February

The family is seen in a group photo Renee posted on Instagram in February

Puente took to Instagram last week with a post titled 'GRATITUDE JOURNAL' accompanied by a shot with Morrison and their son, in which she said she was dealing with a difficult time.

Puente took to Instagram last week with a post titled ‘GRATITUDE JOURNAL’ accompanied by a shot with Morrison and their son, in which she said she was dealing with a difficult time.

Looks like the family was having a great time during their Disneyland trip earlier this month

Looks like the family was having a great time during their Disneyland trip earlier this month

Morrison posted a shot of Puente and their two children after a day at Disneyland earlier this month

Morrison posted a shot of Puente and their two children after a day at Disneyland earlier this month

Morrison and his wife of seven years, Renee Puente, 37, were amputated in New York City in 2019

Morrison and his wife of seven years, Renee Puente, 37, were amputated in New York City in 2019

Representative Glee added, “I can’t apologize enough to everyone involved and I will be watching alongside you all for what I know is going to be one of the best seasons yet.”

Puente took to Instagram last week with a post titled GRATITUDE JOURNAL accompanied by a shot with Morrison and their son, in which she said she was dealing with a tough time.

“I am so happy and grateful to have an outlet,” she said. “That I have the tools to reach for when I’m feeling overwhelmed as if I’m drowning to the bottom of the ocean.”

Puente continued, “I am so grateful to be able to have days that allow me to play and be happy, so when I feel the weight of the world weighing in, I can take a step back and remember what is really important… my husband and my children.

Puente said she has a loving and supportive family [her] when [she needs] “Adding” I’m alive. breathing. calling.’

Puente said staying grateful “even for the smallest things” was key “when life seems really bleak, and the darkness is thick and heavy. ⠀

You may feel confused and unsteady. This is when you ask for help from your tribe.

Morrison announced that he was leaving the show in a statement last week

Morrison announced that he was leaving the show in a statement last week

Puente said last week to stay grateful

Puente said that

Puente said last week that staying grateful “even for the smallest things” was key “when life seems really bleak, and the darkness is thick and heavy.” Viewed in an Instagram Stories post in 2019

Short-lived: Morrison's tenure as a Fox judge ended quickly

Short-lived: Morrison’s tenure as a Fox judge ended quickly

Morrison said,

Morrison said, “To have the opportunity to be a judge on So You Think You Can Dance was an incredible honor for me.”

Puente said he is “F***ing the darkness out there now” and advised others “to do what they can to illuminate the land.

“Love for those who hurt so much, and compassion in your hearts to carry us all together.”

Morrison, Stephen Boss and JoJo Siwa were judges for the 17th and current season, which began with the auditions ring on May 18.

FOX revealed to Us Weekly that it will “soon be announcing a new verdict for the next wave of the competition starting June 15 featuring the top 12 performers in America’s Vote.”

In an interview published online by Broadway World last week, Matthew said of the show, “I love this show. I kind of, right from the start, really, really feel like I grew up with the show in some way.”

Matthew said that his previous work in Broadway musicals gave him the “credibility” to perform his judging duties.

The actor was seen with his wife Renee and son Revel James McKay in December 2021

The actor was seen with his wife Renee and son Revel James McKay in December 2021

Company: Stephen 'tWitch' Boss and JoJo Siwa remain judges for the ongoing 17th season, which began with last Wednesday's audition episode

Siwa was photographed on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon

Company: Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss and JoJo Siwa remain judges for the ongoing 17th season, which began with last Wednesday’s audition episode

FOX has revealed to Us Weekly that it will 'soon be announcing a new verdict for the next wave of the competition starting June 15 featuring the top 12 performers in America's Vote'.

FOX has revealed to Us Weekly that it will ‘soon be announcing a new verdict for the next wave of the competition starting June 15 featuring the top 12 performers in America’s Vote’.

Heart sizzling: Matthew was cast in a 2009 episode of the long-running TV musical Glee, making him a star

Heart sizzling: Matthew was cast in a 2009 episode of the long-running TV musical Glee, making him a star

I grew up as a break dancer, like when I was really young and then transitioned to, you know, ballet and tap and jazz, and my first roles were on Broadway before I started doing roles as a dancer. I was on set and kind of worked my way up the ranks of Broadway. I feel like I studied and trained like all these people do.

Meanwhile, tWitch shot to fame as a contestant on the series and then gained international recognition as the sidekick on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

After becoming runner-up on So You Think You Can Dance in 2008, he returned to shake his leg on the show several times before becoming a judge in 2018.

Although he was away from the series during the 2019 season, he was announced as a permanent judge for the current track.

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