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Leah Remini and Holly Robinson Peete Fired From ‘The Talk’?

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When I first watched ‘The Talk,’ I knew almost immediately that the show would not survive with its panel of hosts. The women didn’t gel, and the only person that I thought had true talent was Julie Chen, who, similar to Barbara Walters’ role on ‘The View,’ is a real journalist (though there is only one Babs). So it’s no surprise that three of the original hosts have been given the axe. This includes: Leah Remini, Holly Robinson Peete, and Marissa Jaret Winokur. Leah Remini recently admitted to the firing (or “not having her option picked up” as it goes in Hollywood), which I appreciate. There’s no need to develop some elaborate excuse about not wanting to return (hear that Megan Fox?). Though I feel bad for them, this was a good decision on CBS’ part. First, Remini wasn’t funny. She’s an actress not a comedian. Unlike Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, and Sherri Shepherd, Remini not only lacks the timing necessary to navigate those segments, but she also is the rare breed of annoying, which includes thinking you’re funny when you’re not (at least Julie Chen never attempted jokes). As for Holly Robinson Peete, she just wasn’t particularly interesting or funny. I hate to be harsh, but I’m glad CBS got their act together. There are rumors swirling that Kris Jenner might be the new co-host, which is actually a good idea. Despite my love/hate relationship with the Kardashians, they are relevant — like it or not.

  • Lisagale2

    I have not hardly watched “The Talk” since Leah and Holly left the show, they were very funny and I loved their attitudes.Happy.
     

  • Sm_artlady

    Excuse me Dishmaker, you do not speak for the women of America.  Leah & Holly both added to the show because they shared their personal experiences.  They are two very down to earth women.  I too do not watch this show anymore because I felt they should not have been let go. 

    I do not believe that Sharon had anything to do with them being let go.  I believe that Julie may have felt threatened by these two women who are just as confident and capable as she.

    • http://www.theDishmaster.com The Dishmaster

      You are correct. I speak for The Dishmaster. That’s why this site is called TheDishmaster.com.

  • Sm_artlady

    Excuse me Dishmaker, you do not speak for the women of America.  Leah & Holly both added to the show because they shared their personal experiences.  They are two very down to earth women.  I too do not watch this show anymore because I felt they should not have been let go. 

    I do not believe that Sharon had anything to do with them being let go.  I believe that Julie may have felt threatened by these two women who are just as confident and capable as she.

  • Amadrigal341

    I enjoyed both Holly,and Leah on the show.They besides Sara Gilbert was my reason for watching the show. 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/U3QTU52TCSBCPL5PRDV7X7UPN4 Patricia

    I’ve watched clips with Leah Remini in them; she’s very annoying and not really all that funny – down right obnoxious at times.  She was rude and constantly shouting out comments – if she’s that upset about it she should initiate her own talk show and see if anyone would be willing to pick it up – doubt it

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/U3QTU52TCSBCPL5PRDV7X7UPN4 Patricia

    I’ve watched clips with Leah Remini in them; she’s very annoying and not really all that funny – down right obnoxious at times.  She was rude and constantly shouting out comments – if she’s that upset about it she should initiate her own talk show and see if anyone would be willing to pick it up – doubt it

  • dj

    Leah was the comic relief.  I loved her on King of Queens and loved her on The Talk. She was hilarious and said what people were actually thinking but too afraid to say.  I loved how she would make fun of the other women, especially Sara and Julie cause they are so uptight.  Sara brings nothing to the show except her producer credit.  I don’t watch anymore. It’s boring.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/BVTA5WB2ZCVXHLEU2KJHJKRNFU Stacey S

    I’ve watched this show some and it’s just about as bad as the View. A bunch of women talking over each other and spending way too much time talking about nothing. The guests they have only get maybe 5 minutes.

  • Blees

    the dishwasher??????????

  • Leah

    they need to give it, the women are nothing like the view.. holly?!!! really? why was she ever on there? now, leah…she was great…poor network, they have no clue who the real america feels comfortable and relateable with…

  • Sunny

    Gee u seem to know soo much, maybe u should run for president

  • K Logan9

    I had no idea they were fired. So disappointing. I won’t bother tuning in now.

  • Toni

    Well there is no use wasting my time watching “The Talk” now no more Leah, or Holly. Oh well. BORING!!

  • Barbara Phillips

    Leah remini was very funny and very relevant to most average women we could relate to her family children and her overall personality I think iesha is very narrow minded and contraversal and I think Leah was much better on this show than her.i don’t watch the show too much anymore and neither do my friends and I still here comments about the show being better with her I have heard numerous others say the same

  • Bootsie

    I haven’t watched the show since Leah and Holly have been gone and I won’t watch it anymore.

  • Bdbp

    Since Leah and Holly left I swore off the view. The red head is so fake. She goes on a show trying to teach on having ”class”. Geeez, you can’t teach the opposite of way you are. CBS needs to find some writers who can come up with some decent shows. Big Brother?? IS A JOKE.

  • Richard Levy

    I love Leah Remini !!!! So if they fired her I just don’t watch the show. Period.