‘The Real’: 6 Celebrities Reportedly Auditioned to Replace Amanda Seales and Tamera Mowry Before Garcelle Beauvais Was Selected

by Jeremy Spirogis
Amanda Seales, Tamera Mowry, and Garcelle Beauvais

The Real has formally discovered its fourth co-host. It was introduced on Aug. 24 that Garcelle Beauvais will step in to exchange Amanda Seales and Tamera Mowry Housley in September when the Emmy-winning program returns from its summer season hiatus.

A current report shed some gentle on the vetting course of that went into discovering the very best match for the present and revealed that Beauvais allegedly competed towards six different candidates earlier than being chosen for the job.

Amanda Seales, Tamera Mowry, and Garcelle Beauvais
(L-R) Amanda Seales, Tamera Mowry, and Garcelle Beauvais | Amanda Edwards/WireImage; Charley Gallay/Getty Images North America; Mike Coppola/Getty Images North America

Garcelle Beauvais was introduced on to the present after two others give up

Seales was the primary to depart The Real. She was employed on in January to exchange Tamar Braxton, an authentic co-host who was fired in 2016 for causes which can be nonetheless unclear, earlier than saying in June that she had determined to not renew her contract because of censorship points.

Barely a month later, Mowry introduced that she too wouldn’t be returning to the present. She stated in an announcement shared on Instagram that she wished to spend extra time along with her household and pursue different profession alternatives. She had appeared on the present ever since its 2013 debut alongside the opposite authentic co-hosts, Adrienne Bailon, Loni Love, and Jeannie Mai.

Almost a month and a half after Mowry’s exit, information broke that Beauvais had been employed as a substitute. Of the hiring, Beauvais shared an announcement that stated partly, “I’m thrilled to be becoming a member of the dynamic, daring, and various ladies on the award-winning discuss present The Real.”

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Inside the rumored course of that went into choosing a brand new co-host for ‘The Real’

Reportedly, there was a complete of seven candidates that auditioned for the present, together with Beauvais, in keeping with HollywoodLife. But when it got here right down to it, “Garcelle blew them away,” a supply instructed the outlet.

“She is such a natural talker that it really was an effortless audition session,” the insider continued. “She tested against six other women. There were seven women in total. And she truly blew everyone away.”

The supply added: “All great personalities aren’t natural talkers. She has a definitive opinion and doesn’t mind sharing it. Whether they were talking about celebrities, parenting, or politics, she was so well-read on every issue.”

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The supply didn’t share the identities of the alleged candidates that auditioned for the present, however an insider beforehand instructed the outlet that producers wished somebody “diverse.”

“The producers want someone who’s diverse,” the supply shared. “They have narrowed it down to eight women they’re interested in and [they’re] keeping the names tight-lipped.”

Fans had been championing for a number of stars to hitch the present, together with Keke Palmer, Tameka “Tiny” Harris, and Raven-Symoné. However, it seems just like the present had different issues in thoughts.

That doesn’t imply they gained’t ever seem on The Real, although. Fans can anticipate to see a few of their favourite celebrities and extra on this system when it returns on Sept. 21, so keep tuned.

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