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Jerry O’Connell says he can’t wait to work with new ‘The Talk’ co-host Akbar Gbajabiamila (Exclusive)

Jerry O'Connell says he can't wait to work with new 'The Talk' co-host Akbar Gbajabiamila (Exclusive)

Jerry O’Connell is wanting ahead to working with The speechthe most recent co-host of! ET’s Matt Cohen spoke to the 47-year-old TV persona at Star Trekfifty fifth anniversary pink carpet, and O’Connell could not restrain his pleasure about Akbar Gbajabiamila becoming a member of the CBS sequence.

“We have a new co-host, Akbar. He’s amazing and I can’t wait to perform with him,” O’Connell mentioned. “I’ve known him for years. It’s going to be so much fun.”

O’Connell and Gbajabiamila, who’re the present’s first male hosts, can be alongside Amanda Kloots and Sheryl Underwood when Season 12 premieres on September 13. The group of 4 leaves room for one more facilitator. Whereas O’Connell famous that his spouse, Rebecca Romijn, was able to tackle the duty, he hinted that she would exchange him and never as a everlasting host.

“The bosses said to me, ‘Hey, is your wife available to come in? “,” O’Connell told ET. “And so my spouse may take my place in some unspecified time in the future.”

Whereas the brand new coming season has quite a bit to rejoice, The speech the household has one thing else to stay up for, as Kloots is ready to compete on Dancing with the celebrities‘thirtieth season.

“I’m very excited for our other co-host, Amanda,” O’Connell mentioned. “… I invested a lot of money for her to earn. I took a lot of money out of my children’s college fund. That’s how confident I am that my co-star take the mirror ball home. “

As for what introduced him to the pink carpet within the first place, O’Connell, who performs Jack Ransom on Star Trek: Decrease Bridges, had nothing however constructive issues to say concerning the long-standing franchise.

“I think Star Trek has been so popular for decades, “he mentioned,” because it represents all that is good for mankind. ”

Followers around the globe will be capable of dwell stream the Star Trek Free Day Celebration Indicators at StarTrek.com/Day, on Paramount + and on the Paramount + Twitch web page. Throughout this time, The speech airs weekdays on CBS.