OH NO!Len Goodman to Miss a Few Weeks of ‘Dancing With the Stars’ — Find Out Why!

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.

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Len in September 2016.

“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!

Click through the gallery below to see all the past DWTS winners then and now!