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After Nick Cannon’s controversial departure from America’s Got Talent the new host gig has been up for grabs but some black comedians didn’t want to touch the job because of the reasons behind Nick’s choice to leave the show but clearly there was done person who was all about that check!

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Tyra Banks is officially the new host of “America’s Got Talent” Season 12.

After much buzz about who would replace Nick Cannon as the host of “America’s Got Talent,” NBC announced Tyra Banks landed the gig.

She wasn’t even in the running according to previous reports from certain sources like TMZ who said the shortlist was three black comedians.  They even said Brandon Mychal Smith was about to sign on the dotted line. READ MORE

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