It’s official. Holly Robinson Peete is leaving The Talk. Why was Holly Robinson Peete fired from The Talk?
After Leah Remini announced she was leaving the talk show, it was only a matter of time before we found out Robinson Peete was fired as well.
As her contract was yet to be renewed, and buzz of replacement co-hosts started to build (Kate Gosselin on The Talk?), the writing was on the wall for Holly.
Holly shared news of getting fired from The Talk on her website, where she discussed her disappointment, but said she was thankful for the platform to bring awareness to families affected by autism:
“After weeks in limbo, I was finally “officially” given word from CBS today that I have not been picked up for the 2nd season of The TALK. I realize there have been several reports and “leaks” for sometime to this effect but until today I was not contractually released which prevented me from moving on and finding other work.
While I am relieved to have this closure, it doesn’t diminish my disappointment one bit about not continuing with a show I worked very hard to launch and love dearly.”
“I want to thank The TALK viewers and those who supported and rallied around me and expressed appreciation for the humor and heart I attempted to bring to the table… You lifted me!
But by far, what I will miss the most: the amazing platform to spread awareness about families affected by autism and special needs. Just know that I will never stop speaking for you, and sharing your stories…EVER.”
Read Holly Robinson Peete’s full statement. Will you still watch The Talk without Leah and Holly? I smell a boycott.