Given all of the coach turnaround on “The Voice” UK, you would almost think that this is a show that has been around much longer than it has. After the second season, the BBC One series lost both Jessie J and Danny O’Donoghue to other commitments. Now, they have officially lost Kylie Minogue after just a year on the show.
In a statement today, Minogue confirmed that she will not be returning to the series for its upcoming season, with the biggest reason for this decision being her upcoming tour
“#Lovers, due to timing of my tour I won’t be back next season for The Voice UKThanks to all who supported! Hope to see you on my KMO tour!.”
Kylie’s exit from the show is only somewhat of a surprise, given that it was never really mentioned near the end of the season that she had any other commitments or reasons why she may want to not be a part of the show (save for checking her schedule).
At least she is telling the series early enough so that there can be a full search for a new coach, and given that producers likely want another woman, we’re sure that some oft-rumored names such as Rita Ora or a former Spice Girl will come up now. We would find it entertaining if Kylie’s sister Dannii Minogue came on, especially since it would send the British tabloids into a tizzy thanks to her work on the British “X Factor” for so many years.
But like we said, they have time. The next new episode of “The Voice” UK isn’t likely to premiere on BBC until early next year, and they call sell everything from the salary to the pretty easy schedule as reasons why people would want to take part.
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