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Why Is Heidi Klum Not on AGT? They Feared She Had COVID-19

Why Is Heidi Klum Not on AGT? They Feared She Had COVID-19

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For tonight’s June 30 episode of America’s Got Talent, followers of the fact expertise competitors could also be stunned to see that choose Heidi Klum, as soon as once more, is absent from the episode. As we realized final week, she received sick whereas they had been filming the present again in March, and was despatched residence to get well away from the reveals solid and crew.

With Klum absent, the judges’ panel welcomed actor Eric Stonestreet to be the interim visitor choose till Klum was capable of safely return.

In Spite of Showing Symptoms, Klum & Her Husband Tested Negative for Coronavirus

At the time Klum received sick with a fever and a sore throat, the variety of circumstances of coronavirus within the US was simply beginning to spike, so the worry was that she probably had COVID-19. Since she had a number of the signs of coronavirus, manufacturing was frightened that she ran the danger of infecting the many individuals concerned in making AGT doable.

In an interview with People, she defined, “When I fell ill, it was on March 10. I was experiencing fever and sore throat, so I told production and immediately the medic did my vitals and said, ‘Yes, you have a fever,’ and then I w as dismissed.” Continuing, she added, “It felt strange to leave, but that was the right thing to do. I told them how I was feeling. They looked at me, checked me out and said, ‘Yeah, go home.’ Then I was asked to get tested ASAP so that I could go back to work because we didn’t know that this was all unfolding the way it did. They were like, ‘Okay, get tested as fast as you can.’”

Ultimately, she and her husband Tom Kaulitz each examined detrimental for coronavirus; nevertheless, it was nonetheless a scary and irritating expertise. She stated that after she was despatched residence from AGT filming, “I tried and I went on the search for the test. I was unaware that there were no tests anywhere. I was just asking everyone because we were told that there are tests for everyone. That wasn’t really the case, so that took a really long time. Obviously, [the AGT team] were all nervous there too. We were just all learning things every day and it took a really long time until I could tell people that I was negative.”

Klum Returned to the Show in Time to Film the Judges’ Cuts

According to Gold Derby, Klum’s sickness precipitated he to overlook the remainder of audition filming. She was, nevertheless, capable of return in time for the judges’ cuts spherical of the competitors. Klum’s first episode again will air on July 28, when the primary of the season’s three judges’ cuts episodes airs.

The ultimate two audition episodes of the season air on June 30 and July 14. A “best of” episode airs the next Tuesday on July 21.

With the coronavirus pandemic ongoing, the present eradicated the viewers presence for the rest of their pre-taped episodes and took additional precautions to stop the unfold of sickness between the acts, judges, and staff working behind the scenes to maintain the present operating.

New episodes of America’s Got Talent season 15 air on Tuesday nights at 8/7c on NBC.

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