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10 Things You Didnt Know About Leah Remini! (Photos)

Leah Remini and BFF Jennifer Lopez

So she might be out of a job at the moment, but with all the love she is getting from her supportive fans, Leah Remini will be back on her feet with her own daytime talk show in no time.

The former “King of Queens” actress was recently let go from popular CBS talk show “The Talk” along with co-host Holly Robinson Peete.  Even though there has been no official reason as to why the celebrity moms were fired, many of their fans and the show’s fans are up in arms over the decision.

Check out our gallery of Leah and the ten things you probably didn’t know about her.  Tell us, would you watch if Leah had her own talk show?

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    While on "The Talk" Leah drew criticism for being too loud and obtrusive by viewers of the show. Leah addressed the issue saying she refuses to change who she is and asserted that thousands of fans like her for who she is.
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    Leah once auditioned for the role of Monica on "Friends." (Although she didn't get the role, she later guest-starred in one episode.)
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    Leah's father is Sicilian and her mother is Austrian.
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    Former co-star Kevin James from "King of Queens" once described her as having "the mouth of a construction worker in the body of a model."
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    Considers fellow actress Jennifer Lopez to be one of her best friends.
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    One of her favorite past times? Singing Karaoke!
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    Leah moved to the Los Angeles area from her native Brooklyn at age 13 with her mother and left school at age 14.
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    Leah made a cameo appearance as Carrie Hefferman (her character on "The King of Queens") on the George Lopez Show in 2009.
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    Leah is a member of The Church of Scientology. In December 2005, she helped promote the gala opening of Church of Scientology's "Psychiatry: An Industry of Death" Museum.
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    Leah also considers Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes to be her good friends. She attended their wedding in Italy in 2006.

Photos: PacificCoastNews.com, PRPhotos.com

 

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