Daytime’s worst saved secret was lastly shared with the world right now (Jan. 6): Amanda Seales is the brand new co-host of The Real.
Adrienne Bailon, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai, and Tamera Mowry kicked off 2020 by welcoming Seales to the desk as a everlasting co-host.
“Please welcome the newest member of our family,” Love introduced after noting the brand new seating association and itemizing Seales’ accomplishments and credit.
The comic and actress walked out to confetti and cheers from the viewers and her new colleagues.
“I’m tripping right now,” she stated when requested the way it feels to have a everlasting seat on the desk.
And then she grew to become emotional. “I didn’t expect to cry; I’m a G,” she stated.
A frequent visitor co-host, Seales revealed how releasing it was to be herself on the present and to have her voice heard with out having to second-guess herself.
“[W]e are in a enterprise and in a city the place you’re being scrutinized a lot, and it’s at all times like, ‘You gotta play the game.’
“You know, it’s actually simply dope to come back to an area the place there was 4 girls who I get together with on and off-screen, and now we have completely different personalities and now we have completely different factors of view, however that’s the world, that’s what it’s.
“To have the ability to have the glory of bringing my voice into which means quite a bit to me.”
A number of weeks earlier than the brand new 12 months and earlier than The Real went on its vacation hiatus, it was extensively reported that Seales can be becoming a member of the panel. However, there was by no means an official affirmation or announcement till right now.
This will mark the primary time The Real has had a everlasting fifth co-host since 2016, when authentic co-host Tamar Braxton was abruptly fired from the present.
Braxton has been vocal about her contentious dismissal and now not speaks together with her former co-hosts.