Ballroom dance legend Len Goodman announced he is leaving ABCs “Dancing With the Stars” after 17 years.
He made the announcement during Mondays episode, saying he wants to spend more time with his family back in his native U.K.
I cannot thank you enough, the Dancing With The Stars family, it’s been such a wonderful experience for me,” he said.
Goodman, 78, has been the shows lead judge since its 2005 premiere. He was also lead judge on the U.K.s “Strictly Come Dancing” from 2004–2016.