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Julianne Hough out as DWTS judge

Julianne Hough out as DWTS judge
Dancing with the Stars judge Julianne Hough during season 24; she won't be returning for season 25. (Photo by Eric McCandless/ABC)

Julianne Hough won’t judge season 25 of Dancing with the Stars, which will return to its core judging panel: Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli, and Len Goodman.

Hough judged seasons 19, 20, and 21, skipped 22, and returned for 23 and 24.

Someone identified as “a rep for DWTS” gave this icy statement to People, which fails to mention Julianne at all:

“We are thrilled to have Len, Bruno and Carrie Ann back in the ballroom and look forward to welcoming guest judges wherever possible.”

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