Jerry O’Connell is the brand new co-host of The Discuss.
The actor — who has beforehand guest-hosted this system — made his large debut as everlasting co-host on the daytime speak present Wednesday with a Rocky-style montage.
— The Discuss (@TheTalkCBS) July 14, 2021
“You girls have been so welcoming to me. 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 type, you’re enjoyable, it labored, and right here we’re,” O’Connell mentioned. “We’re gonna have plenty of enjoyable. We actually are.”
TheWrap first reported on Monday O’Donnell was nearing a deal to affix this system.
O’Donnell is changing Sharon Osbourne, who left the present after coming beneath criticism for a tense segment the place she defended Piers Morgan after he blasted Meghan Markle.
“I’m not racist, neither is Piers racist, and I hate the actual fact of even saying I’m not racist, it’s a horrible evil phrase to name anyone with out information of that,” Osbourne mentioned. She added at one level, “Inform me when you’ve heard him say racist issues. Educate me!”
Osbourne left The Talk in March.
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