Freshly-fired “America’s Next Top Model” judge tells TMZ, the show’s in for a rude awakening now that he’s been canned … because his shoes will be INCREDIBLY difficult to fill.
Nigel tells us, “Good luck to whoever [replaces me]. I would imagine it’s a tricky thing to replace someone who’s going on their 19th season.”
As for why Nigel believes he got the boot — he tells us, the network is bent on completely revamping the show … after record low ratings the last two seasons.
But he adds, “Who knows if this is going to work? I don’t necessarily think it’s a good idea … Maybe it will work. Maybe it won’t. I wish them luck.”
Tyra Banks announced this morning … the CW would not be renewing Nigel’s contract for the show’s next season. Two other famed “Top Model” personalities — Jay Manueland J. Alexander — were also fired.