TravelGuides – ‘The Talk’ adds Akbar Gbajabiamila as new male co-host

TravelGuides – ‘The Talk’ adds Akbar Gbajabiamila as new male co-host

Oh man! Things are shifting quick at “The Talk.”

Page Six reported weeks in the past that the hit present was trying to find a second male co-host to interchange Carrie Ann Inaba, and former NFL participant and host of “American Ninja Warrior,” Akbar Gbajabiamila, is simply the person for the job.

“It is an absolute honor to be joining ‘The Talk’ as a host. I am so excited for this new generation of such a long-standing establishment,” he told The Hollywood Reporter.

“To be a part of this diverse group is truly a dream and a new statement for ‘The Talk.’ In a world as divided as ours, I look forward to showing up as my fun and authentic self every day and advocating for conversation over confrontation.”

The announcement comes on the heels of Elaine Welteroth parting methods with the controversial chat fest earlier this week after lower than a 12 months.

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Gbajabiamila will be a part of Sheryl Underwood, Amanda Kloots and the primary man to affix the panel, Jerry O’Connell.
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Meanwhile, sources instructed us Inaba may not abdomen the surroundings, and he or she confirmed her exit final month. Insiders instructed us on the time “The Talk” was searching for a male athlete or comedian to interchange her.

On September 13, Gbajabiamila, 42, will be a part of Sheryl Underwood, Amanda Kloots and the primary man to affix the panel, Jerry O’Connell, who was employed earlier this 12 months to interchange Sharon Osbourne amid the present’s notorious race row incident that pressured her out.

“It’s a new day in daytime for season 12 of ‘The Talk,’ and we are thrilled to welcome Akbar to the family. His engaging personality, openness and quick wit really impressed us when he appeared as a guest co-host last season,” govt producer and showrunner Heather Gray instructed THR.

TravelGuides – ‘The Talk’ adds Akbar Gbajabiamila as new male co-host