After Kathy Griffin was rumored to be a top contender for replacing Joan Rivers on Fashion Police, reports claim NeNe Leakes is now the top contender.
Life & Style has obtained the inside scoop on how the co-hosts, including Melissa Rivers, Kelly Osbourne and Giuliana Rancic, feel about welcoming the Real Housewives of Atlanta star.
"The remaining hosts of ‘Fashion Police’ weren't thrilled about Kathy Griffin, but they're certainly not on board with the possibility of NeNe Leakes taking over,” an insider tells Life & Style. “The news that NeNe is in talks to replace Joan has everyone up in arms EXCEPT the E! executives!”
Pictured: George Kotsiopoulos, Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic, and Ross Mathews
According to the source, the execs “love” the idea of having NeNe since “fans really respond well to her.” Now, the only problem is getting the co-hosts to like her as well.
"Melissa thinks it's a huge mistake and Kelly and Giuliana think it's an outrage...They're afraid that it will become the NeNe Show,” the insider added.“Melissa just doesn't think NeNe should be in the running and definitely doesn't think she even comes close to filling her mother's shoes.”
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Meanwhile, Bravo’s Andy Cohen is pushing NeNe to take the job. “He thinks it’s a great idea and E! is listening,” the insider tells Life & Style.
On Sept. 28, NeNe hinted at some big news coming our way:
God is opening up so many doors in my life right now and I just wanna praise him! I am truly grateful— NeNe Leakes (@NeNeLeakes) September 28, 2014
God is opening up so many doors in my life right now and I just wanna praise him! I am truly grateful
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