Our favorite judge will sadly be missing from the panel during the upcoming weeks of Dancing With the Stars.
Len Goodman will be absent from the popular dance competition for a few episodes to instead serve as head judge on the British television show Strictly Come Dancing.
Len in September 2016. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
"It's difficult to fly every week there and back," the 72-year-old told the audience during the DWTS results show on Tuesday, Sept. 27. "I'm going to miss it because I've enjoyed so much watching the [competition's] progression. But I'm going to be well-informed of what's going on. Make sure that — it's a ballroom dancing competition, it's not all about razzle-dazzle. Show us some proper ballroom dancing."
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We'll miss your energy, Len!
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Since twirling around the dance floor with partner Alec Mazo — who left the show after Season 5 — Kelly has hosted the Miss USA Pageant and starred on the E! reality series Dirty Soap. In 2012, she returned to DWTS for a chance to win a second Mirror Ball Trophy in Season 15 but finished in third.