Jerry O’Connell Joins The Speak because the Present’s First Male Co-Host


The Speak has discovered Sharon Osbourne’s alternative.

On Wednesday’s episode, it was revealed that recurring visitor host Jerry O’Connell could be becoming a member of the panel full-time.

“To begin with, I need to say you women have been so welcoming to me,” O’Connell said on Wednesday’s broadcast.

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“I imply, I got here right here as a visitor months in the past, and simply from the second I walked in, you’re simply gracious, you’re form, you’re enjoyable, and it labored. And right here we’re. We’re going to have lots of enjoyable, we actually are.”

The actor was set to have his personal syndicated speak present in 2019, however the full-fledged collection by no means materialized after a trial run.

He joins the present internet hosting panel, which incorporates Sheryl Underwood, Carrie Ann Inaba, Elaine Welteroth, and Amanda Kloots.

Sharon Osbourne on Sirus XM

Osbourne was the ultimate unique solid member on the collection, and her reign got here to an abrupt conclusion earlier this year.

The host caught warmth earlier this 12 months for supporting Piers Morgan following controversial feedback he made about Meghan Markle.

Sheryl Underwood advised Osbourne through the episode that by standing by Morgan, “it seems that you’re giving validation or secure haven to one thing that he has uttered that’s racist.”

Osbourne responded that she felt like she was being put “within the electrical chair” as a result of she was defending a buddy folks imagine is racist.

Sharon Osbourne on G'Day UK

“Educate me, inform me when you may have heard him say racist issues?” she advised Underwood.

“I very a lot really feel like I’m about to be put within the electrical chair as a result of I’ve a buddy, who many individuals suppose is a racist, in order that makes me a racist?”

Osbourne went on to problem an apology through social media wherein she stated she “panicked, felt blindsided, obtained defensive” throughout her alternate with Underwood.

“After some reflection, after sitting together with your feedback & sitting with my coronary heart I want to deal with the dialogue on The Speak this previous Wednesday,” she stated within the assertion.

Sharon Osbourne at The Beverly Hilton

Allegations of office misconduct in opposition to Sharon additionally got here to gentle on the time, with Sharon subsequently departing of her personal accord.

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