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Twitter erupts overs Chris Hardwick's return to TV as 'AGT' guest judge

Host and comedian Chris Hardwick was a guest judge on Tuesday’s America’s Got Talent, and considering the year he’s had, reactions on Twitter were pretty evenly split. Earlier this year Hardwick was investigated by AMC - a network for which he hosts multiple shows - after sexual assault claims surfaced. His ex-girlfriend, Chloe Dykstra, posted an essay on Medium insinuating Hardwick. AMC cleared him of any wrongdoing, but that didn’t stop fans from reacting:

  But it wasn’t all negativity surrounding Hardwick’s appearance, in fact for every “wishing Chris Hardwick wasn’t the guest judge” tweet, were statements of support like:

  The outpouring of positivity could have also come Hardwick’s way because he gave the golden buzzer to 14-year-old rapper, and fan favorite, Flau’jae. So with fans, and networks, back on Hardwick’s side, it doesn’t seem like the multi-show host will have any trouble finding yet another job. In fact, after being pulled onstage to assist an act that consists of two men making sounds with their bodies, Hardwick was quick to volunteer for future stage time.“Thank you for making me a part of your act. I will tour with you anytime,” Hardwick said.

America’s Got Talent airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. on NBC. Watch clips and full episodes of America’s Got Talent for free on Yahoo View.

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