‘The Real’: The Hosts Address Amanda Seales’s Departure After She Left Due to Censorship Concerns

by Jeremy Spirogis
Amanda Seales, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Adrienne Houghton, and Jeannie Mai

The Real returned on Monday, Sept. 21 with new episodes and a brand new co-host. The program famously switched up its panel over the summer season of 2020 and introduced on TV star Garcelle Beauvais as a brand new co-host. Addressing the adjustments, the panelists made it clear that that they had no arduous emotions in opposition to former co-host Amanda Seales and wished her properly on future endeavors.

Amanda Seales, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Adrienne Houghton, and Jeannie Mai
Amanda Seales, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Adrienne Houghton, and Jeannie Mai on the crimson carpet at an award present in February 2020 in Hollywood, California | Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images

Amanda Seales left ‘The Real’ in June

Seales stated she‘d determined to not renew her contract over censorship points after being employed six months earlier to switch Tamar Braxton, who was fired in 2016.

“I didn’t renew it because it doesn’t feel good to my soul to be at a place where I cannot speak to my people the way they need to be spoken to. And where the people who are speaking to me in disparaging ways are not being handled,” she defined in an Instagram Live chat with Power actor Brandon Victor Dixon.

She continued, “I’m not in an area the place I can, as a full black girl, have my voice and my co-workers even have their voices and the place the individuals on the high will not be respecting the need for black voices to be on the high too.

“So you reach a point — like, even when it just comes to Hollywood, in general, you’ve seen me transform into a way that I just can’t function in this place the same way. I can’t,” she added.

Two months after the information, the present introduced that Beauvais can be stepping in to switch Seales and Tamera Mowry-Housley, who revealed in July that she additionally wouldn’t be returning to this system.

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What the hosts of ‘The Real’ stated about Amanda Seales’s exit

Co-hosts Loni Love, Adrienne Bailon, Jeannie Mai, and Beauvais addressed Seales’s exit within the opening remarks, expressing their help for her resolution and wishing her good luck transferring ahead (by way of E! News).

We had our lady Amanda Seales be part of us for a short while and we want Amanda the perfect in her future endeavors as properly. Here at The Real, we’re ladies who select to work collectively. Our present remains to be the one panel on tv with all ladies of coloration and right now in our nation, we’d like as many numerous voices as potential on the air and making selections behind the scenes like our present has all the time executed. So in so some ways, it is a new chapter for The Real and we’re enthusiastic about it.

Loni Love’s assertion on the Sept. 21 episode of the present

It doesn’t seem that Seales has addressed the feedback, however she beforehand stated she was on good phrases with the co-hosts and clarified that her true points have been with the present’s management.

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