10 Things You Didnt Know About Holly Robinson Peete! (Photos)

Holly Robinson Peete

There’s no doubt that Holly Robinson Peete and her former “The Talk” co-host Leah Remini are getting lots of love these days from their supportive fans after the two celebrity moms were let go from the daytime chat fest.

From what we can tell with all the viewer comments that are coming in, it looks like no one is happy with the decision that CBS made to fire the two most popular women from the show.

Check out our top ten list of things you probably didn’t know about Holly Robinson Peete and tell us, would you tune in if she had her own daytime talk show? (we know we would!).



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    Peete served as one of the original five co-hosts of the CBS daytime talk show The Talk. She was not asked back for the show's second season.
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    Holly is the daughter of Matt Robinson, the original Gordon (1969-1971) on Sesame Street.
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    In 1969, she made her first TV appearance by playing a little girl named Sally on the very first episode of Sesame Street.
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    Her son, Rodney James Peete, was diagnosed with autism at age 3.
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    Released a book called "Proud Hands" in tribute to her father, Matt Robinson.
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    She was Robin Given's classmate at Sarah Lawrence College.
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    She studied in France and speaks French fluently.
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    While there she sang in Paris nightclubs, including a memorable performance with jazz legend Lionel Hampton at the Hotel Meridian Jazz Club.
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    Her husband Rodney Peete is an 11-year NFL vet, quarterback with Washington Redskins. His cousin is pro golfer Calvin Peete.
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    Released the book, "Get Your Own Damn Beer, I'm Watching the Game: A Woman's Guide to Loving Pro Football" in 2005.



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