Earlier this yr, The Talk shook issues up when the present introduced that Sharon Osbourne wouldn’t be returning after a heated onscreen argument with co-host Sheryl Underwood. Since then, the discuss present has been in search of a number to switch Osbourne. Now, actor Jerry O’Connell has been introduced as her official alternative, making him the present’s first male host. So, who actually is Jerry O’Connell?
Who’s Jerry O’Connell?
O’Connell started appearing early in life, along with his first gig as an actor being a business for Duncan Hines cookies. When he was 11, he appeared in Stand By Me. He continued doing business work throughout that point, however in 1988, he landed his first starring function in a Canadian sitcom known as My Secret Id. In 1992, he appeared within the ABC sitcom Camp Wilder with Hilary Swank.
Followers might know O’Connell for a few of his larger initiatives like Jerry Maguire, Scream 2, Crossing Jordan, and Obsessed. He additionally performed Captain Marvel within the DC Universe Animated Authentic Motion pictures quick movie Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam.
Is Jerry O’Connell married?
O’Connell is married to actor Rebecca Romijn, who’s greatest recognized for her function as Mystique within the X-Males trilogy. The 2 simply celebrated their 14th wedding ceremony anniversary.
“I really like my spouse,” O’Connell not too long ago informed Entertainment Tonight. “It’s not straightforward being married to me.”
Whereas on the present, O’Connell goes to attempt to defend his marriage and relationship along with his two daughters, Dolly and Charlie.
“I’m attempting to remain married,” he quipped. “I’m hoping that my stint right here on The Discuss doesn’t break up us aside. That might be a bummer.”
Due to this, he gained’t share all the things on the present.
“With social media, they’re up on all of it…they learn feedback and so they’re like, ‘Dad, why did you say that?’” he mentioned of his daughters. “Yeah, sure issues are off-limits, particularly when you’ve daughters. I can’t be an entire open ebook.”
The brand new host on ‘The Discuss’
It was introduced on Wednesday that O’Connell can be becoming a member of The Discuss.
“It’s an thrilling time. It’s one thing new,” O’Connell mentioned on the present. “It’s new and it’s a change. Change is sweet. Change is sweet. It’s a must to do issues that scare you and shake it up somewhat bit.”
Thus far, O’Connell has obtained a heat welcome.
“The women right here, Sheryl [Underwood], Amanda [Kloots], Elaine [Welteroth], they’re so welcoming,” he informed ET. “I got here on briefly in the previous few months, and so they’re so good.”
“I feel after this yr and a half that we’ve all been by way of, I wished to have some enjoyable,” he continued. “That is the primary time I haven’t been in underwear, in my home, in a yr and a half. I simply wished to have a great time, and I feel that’s what we’re gonna do on The Discuss.“
The actor is happy to carry one thing new to the present.
“What I feel I improve at The Discuss is simply, us having enjoyable,” he mentioned.”If any individual says one thing or has a narrative that remotely makes me snort, or that I feel is humorous or fascinating, we’re gonna hammer that. We’re gonna go proper in there. I feel it’s principally about us breaking down the tales and having a great time whereas doing it.
“I feel the one factor that does occur is, being a brand new persona on a present, viewers are used to seeing different folks there,” he added. “I feel it could possibly take some time for folks to get used to it… I are likely to get excited and form of energetic, and based mostly on Instagram feedback, that may annoy folks.”