Michael Bolton Asks for Apology, 'DWTS' Producers Say No


Michael Bolton Asks for Apology, 'DWTS' Producers Say No


'I think he should apologize publicly and he should be reprimanded for it,' Bolton said in response to Bruno Tonioli's comment that he did the worst Jive in 'Dancing with the Stars' history.

Michael Bolton is still hot on the topic of Bruno Tonioli's comment over his Jive on "Dancing with the Stars". The singer is persistent that the judge should apologize for telling him, "You did it all very, very, very badly -- this is the worst Jive in 11 seasons."

In a press release after his elimination on Tuesday, September 28, Bolton gave "Good Morning America" a brief interview about his hard feelings. "I was disappointed with Bruno -- to me, he let everybody down," Bolton said. "My mom was there, she's 90, she flew down to see the show."

He continued, "And I just didn't expect that level of disrespect from him. Even [fellow judge] Len [Goodman] stopped him and said, 'That's inappropriate'. I think he should apologize publicly and he should be reprimanded for it."

However, Tonioli is not sorry. He said after the elimination, "I think Rin Tin Tin would have done a better Jive. He's a fantastic singer, he's a wonderful person, it's nothing personal. I'm here to call it as I see it."

Producers of "DWTS" are apparently on the same page as Tonioli. In a statement to TMZ they said, "While we respect the feelings of our celebrities and dancers, we don't feel Bruno should be expected to apologize for doing his job. Bruno's role as a judge is to give his honest opinions on the quality of the dances he's judging, which is what he did in this case."

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Braless Gigi Hadid Risks Wardrobe Malfunction in Pajama-Like Jumpsuit
  2. Will Ferrell's 'The House' Co-Star Speaks Up About Mariah Carey's Diva Behaviors on Set
  3. Fighting Over Karrueche? Chris Brown's Crew Allegedly Confronts Migos at BET Awards After-Party
  4. Going Too Far? Halsey Shades Britney Spears, Demi Lovato and Katy Perry
  5. 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Features Surprise Return of 'Iron Man' Character
  6. Tupac Biopic 'All Eyez on Me' Creators Slapped With Copyright Infringement Lawsuit
  7. Jamie Foxx Says Dating at 49 Is 'Tough' Amid Katie Holmes Romance Rumors
  8. 'Toy Story': Sad Backstory of Andy's Father Debunked by Writer
  9. 'Avengers: Infinity War' Set Photos Reveal Iron Man's New Suit
  10. Meet Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes' Youngest Daughter Amada

CELEBS PHOTO