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Who is Replacing Holly Robinson Peete on the ‘The Talk’ TV Show?

Who is Replacing Holly Robinson Peete on the ‘The Talk’ TV Show?

Rumors surrounding actress and activist Holly Robinson Peete’s tenure on the daytime talk show ‘The Talk” have swirled about the set as of late.

Robinson Peete confirmed on her blog what most already had considered a foregone conclusion: she will not return for a second season of the show she helped to launch.

The wife of former NFL quarterback Rodney Peete will be replaced by popular comedian Sheryl Underwood. Robinson Peete addressed her fans directly:

“After weeks in limbo, I was finally officially given word from CBS today that I have not been picked up for the second season of The Talk,” she wrote. “While I am relieved to have this closure, it doesn’t diminish my disappointment one bit about not continuing with a show I worked very hard to launch and love dearly. But I’ve been around long enough to know that while you cannot control certain situations, you CAN control how you respond to them.”

Robinson Peete, whose son has autism and is active in raising money and awareness to try to eradicate the ailment, was appreciative of having an “amazing platform” to spread awareness about the disease.

She will not be the only casualty of the show. Former co-host Leah Remini announced her firing last month, and will be replaced by Molly Shannon. Kris Jenner, the mother of the infamous Kardashian clan, will also join the table for its second season, joining co-hosts Julie Chen and Sara Gilbert. –terry shropshire

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