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So You Think You Can Dance fans share WILD theory on what judge Matthew Morrison did to get fired after violating rules

So You Think You Can Dance fans share WILD theory on what judge Matthew Morrison did to get fired after violating rules

SO YOU Think You Can Dance fans have been sharing a wild theory on what judge Matthew Morrison did to get fired after violating the strict show rules.

Yesterday, the show announced they had fired the former Glee star after only joining the show in April.

FoxSo You Think You Can Dance judge Matthew Morrison was fired from the show and fans fear the worst from the ‘minor infraction’[/caption]

Not known, clear with picture deskFans speculated over which strict judge’s rule Matthew violated to be axed from the show[/caption]

Matthew, 43, made a statement to Deadline in which he announced he had been axed because he had not “followed competition production protocols” which “prevented him from judging fairly.”

Concerned fans took to Reddit to speculate over which production protocol Matthew violated.

A source told US Weekly that the violation was “a minor one,” although fans feared the worst for Matthew.

One fan theorized: “What this says to me is that he got close to a contestant. There are strict laws about game shows, and this is a game show at the end of the day. As a judge, he can’t do anything that may impair his impartiality.”

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A second concerned fan asked: “…he didn’t try to flirt with or sleep with one of the barely-eighteens, did he?”

A third commented: “Why am I not at all surprised by this. Did he get too close to a contestant?”

Another remarked: “Ended faster than it started,” as they commented on Matthew’s brief stint on the show.

Apparently, Matthew admitted he had completed filming “the audition rounds for the show and completed the selection of the 12 finalists.”


On Friday, Matthew stunned fans as he announced his exit.

The actor joined So You Think You Can Dance in April alongside JoJo Siwa.

In his Deadline statement, Matthew said: “Having the opportunity to be a judge on So You Think You Can Dance was an incredible honor for me.

“Therefore, it is my deepest regret to inform you that I will be leaving the show.”

The statement concluded: “I cannot apologize enough to all involved and I will be watching alongside you all on what I know will be one of the best seasons yet.”

It’s unclear what the protocol violation in question was.

Matthew and JoJo were brought on to replace Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, and Laurieann Gibson on the latest season of the show.


The show has not yet announced a replacement.

Deadline reported that a new judge will be brought on to join JoJo, 19, and Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss on the show.

The new judge will be announced shortly and will join the show for the next round of the competition which is set to air on June 15.

Matthew appeared in four episodes of the show, all of which were pre-taped.


Following the news, fans took to Twitter to share their thoughts on Matthew’s abrupt exit.

One user wrote: “Hmm, hopefully someone will spill the tea and tell us all what went down.”


A third posted: “If Matthew’s infraction really was minor he should just say what it was and put to rest all the speculation that he did something really bad.”

Other fans speculated about the reasoning for his exit from the series.

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Matthew has not said any more about his exit from the show.

He has not been active on his personal Instagram page since early this month.

GettyFans wondered if the Glee star got close to one of the contestants[/caption]

Not known, clear with picture deskMatthew joined the show in April alongside JoJo Siwa, only to be fired the following month[/caption]

Not known, clear with picture deskMatthew admitted he completed filming all of the audition tour and the selection of the 12 finalists[/caption]

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