Tom Bergeron Hospitalized on 41st Anniversary with Beloved Wife — Former ‘DWTS’ Host Revealed He Had a Bruised Rib
Tom Bergeron will be leaving “Dancing with the Stars” in 2020 after hosting the show for 28 seasons. On the podcast “Bob Saget’s Here for You,” he talked about why he left the show.
Bergeron joined the show in 2005, and in 2014, his co-have Erin Andrews joined as well. Albeit the 68-year-old had been important for dance contest show more than 10 years, he admitted there was strain in the background. The host said, “In all candor, the show that I left was not the show that I loved.” Even before Bergeron was informed of his departure, he said he cleared his dressing room on the last day of the season without knowing it would be his last time hosting the show.
Therefore, when the news finally came, Bergeron was already emotionally prepared. He added, “Actually, I think Erin and I had more fun being fired than virtually anybody.” Despite leaving on a not so sweet note, Bergeron will always be part of the “Dancing with the Stars” history. The show also released a statement thanking the host for his trademark and for making the show a success. Model and renowned television personalityTyra Banks was tasked to replace Bergeron and Andrews. In the meantime, Bergeron uses his open schedule to spend time with his wife and care for his health.
Tom Bergeron Spent His Anniversary at the Hospital
In May 2023, Bergeron and his wife Lois celebrated their 41st wedding anniversary, but things did not go as planned. The “America’s Funniest Home Videos” star shared on his Instagram that he was battling a few health issues, “We spent our 41st anniversary yesterday at the Santa Ynez Hospital,” he revealed.Bergeron received much support in the comments, with people congratulating him on his milestone anniversary and wishing him a speedy recovery.
Fans did not fail to mention how much they wanted the host to be back at “Dancing with the Stars” and wished the host well on his further adventures.Bergeron keeps most of his life private, so it was a surprise for him to share news about his health. Nonetheless, the has not given an update on his recovery.
Tom and Lois Bergeron’s Love Story
Like most of his life, Bergeron has kept his relationship out of the media and only mentions his wife once in a while. The couple married in 1982 and share two children. They welcomed their daughter Jessica in 1988, and in 2018, the proud father shared a picture of his daughter appearing with him on Boston TV at five months.
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With over four decades of marriage, the game show host still does not see life without his wife. He is confident that they are better together than alone.
Despite how private he is about his marriage, Bergeron shares a few family moments with his wife and family. In one photo, Lois appeared in the background along with their two daughters and other family members.