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Will Lisa Rinna Take Regis Philbin's Seat on 'Live'?

by PopEater Staff, posted Jan 29th 2011 8:00AM
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So far, there's been no word on who might replace Regis Philbin when he departs from 'Live With Regis & Kelly' at the end of the summer. But according to PopEater's Rob Shuter, one name that ABC executives have been considering is Lisa Rinna.

"Lisa has proved she can do the job," one exec told Shuter. "She has co-hosted the show with Regis, filled in for Joy Behar on her show and was even better than Billy Bush when she stepped into his shoes on 'Access Hollywood's' new daytime show."

Could she do it? Absolutely, but there are questions, like what would her chemistry be like with Kelly, and would she be willing to move her entire family from sunny L.A. to the snowpocalypse that is NYC?

Always the class act, Rinna wouldn't comment on any of the speculation but did tell Shuter, "Regis taught me everything that I know. He is the king!"

[Rob's Fun Fact: Lisa and I were at the show the morning the magnificent Kathie Lee Gifford announced she was leaving.]

Now, with the idea of co-hosting 'Live' in her head, Lisa has started to exude some of her trademark confidence and pointed out that this wouldn't be the first time she's been up for the job.

"You know, back 10 years ago I filled in many times with Regis when Kathie Lee left," Lisa reminded Shuter. "I've been so fortunate enough to co-host with him at least 10 times or more and was up for the job to replace Kathie Lee, but of course Kelly was the perfect choice for it."

Indeed she was, but now she needs a co-pilot. Paging ABC!

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wdk42

Mark Stiener from ET,,,,,,,,,,what a great match

April 12 2011 at 12:20 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
teri611

Yes Lisa Rhinna would be great...

April 11 2011 at 11:41 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
SusieQ22

A nice strong male...not sure who...deffinately NOT Lisa Rinna! We love Hoda and Kathy Lee already!!!

April 11 2011 at 8:51 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
jamaeslthumper

Lisa Rinna??? Are they crazy! That show won't go anywhere..do the execs think they can mimic Kathi Lee and Hoda? Psycho Mike would be my choice.

April 11 2011 at 8:21 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Jilly

Irrefutable Proof ICTY Is Corrupt Court/Irrefutable Proof the Hague Court Cannot Legitimately Prosecute Karadzic Case By Jill Starr

http://picasaweb.google.com/lpcyusa
(The Documentary Secret United Nations ICC Meeting Papers Scanned Images)

https://sites.google.com/site/jillstarrsite/irrefutable-proof-icty-is-corrupt-court-irrefutable-proof-the-hague-court-cannot-legitimately-prosecute-karadzic-case

This legal technicality indicates the Hague must dismiss charges against Dr Karadzic and others awaiting trials in the Hague jail; like it or not.

Unfortunately for the Signatures Of the Rome Statute United Nations member states instituting the ICC & ICTY housed at the Hague, insofar as the, Radovan Karadzic, as with the other Hague cases awaiting trial there, I personally witnessed these United Nations member states having a substantial conversations, and, openly speaking about trading judicial appointments and verdicts for financial funding when I attended the 2001 ICC Preparatory Meetings at the UN in Manhattan making the iCTY and ICC morally incapable trying Radovan Karazdic and others.

I witnessed with my own eyes and ears when attending the 2001 Preparatory Meetings to establish an newly emergent International Criminal Court, the exact caliber of criminal corruption running so very deeply at the Hague, that it was a perfectly viable topic of legitimate conversation in those meetings I attended to debate trading verdicts AND judicial appointments, for monetary funding.

Jilly wrote:*The rep from Spain became distraught and when her country’s proposal was not taken to well by the chair of the meeting , then Spain argued in a particularly loud and noticably strongly vocal manner, “Spain (my country) strongly believes if we contribute most financial support to the Hague’s highest court, that ought to give us and other countries feeding it financially MORE direct power over its decisions.”

((((((((((((((((((((((((( ((((((((((((((((((((((((( Instead of censoring the country representative from Spain for even bringing up this unjust, illegal and unfair judicial idea of bribery for international judicial verdicts and judicial appointments, all country representatives present in the meeting that day all treated the Spain proposition as a ”totally legitimate topic” discussed and debated it between each other for some time. I was quite shocked! The idea was “let’s discuss it.” "It’s a great topic to discuss."

Some countries agreed with Spain’s propositions while others did not. The point here is, bribery for judicial verdicts and judicial appointments was treated as a totally legitimate topic instead of an illegitimate topic which it is in the meeting that I attended in 2001 that day to establish the ground work for a newly emergent international criminal court.))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

In particular., since “Spain” was so overtly unafraid in bringing up this topic of trading financial funding the ICC for influence over its future judicial appointments and verdicts in front of every other UN member state present that day at the UN, “Spain” must have already known by previous experience the topic of bribery was “socially acceptable” for conversation that day. They must have previously spoke about bribing the ICTY and ICC before in meetings; this is my take an international sociological honor student.

SPAIN’s diplomatic gesture of international justice insofar as, Serbia, in all of this is, disgusting morally!SPAIN HAS TAUGHT THE WORLD THE TRUE DEFINITION OF AN “INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT.”

I represented the state interests’ of the Former Yugoslavia, in Diplomat Darko Trifunovic’s absence in those meetings and I am proud to undertake this effort on Serbia’s behalf.

February 03 2011 at 10:30 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Jilly

What It’s Like to Chill Out With Whom the Rest of the World Considers As The Most Ruthless Men: Ratko Mladic, Goran Hadzic and Radovan Karadzic (+) Confessions of a Female War Crimes Investigator By Jill Louise Starr NJ USA

https://sites.google.com/site/jillstarrsite/what-it-s-like-to-chill-out-with-whom-the-rest-of-the-world-considers-as-the-most-ruthless-men-in-the-world-ratko-mladic-and-radovan-karadzic-confessions-of-a-female-war-crimes-investigator

Retrospectively, it was all so simple, natural and matter of fact being on a boat restaurant in Belgrade, sitting with, laughing, drinking a two hundred bottle of wine and chatting about war and peace while Ratko Mladic held my hand. Mladic, a man considered the world’s most ruthless war criminal since Adolf Hitler, still at large and currently having a five million dollar bounty on his head for genocide by the international community. Yet there I was with my two best friends at the time, a former Serbian diplomat, his wife, and Ratko Mladic just chilling. There was no security, nothing you’d ordinarily expect in such circumstances. Referring to himself merely as, Sharko; this is the story of it all came about.

February 03 2011 at 10:30 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
Betty Ferretti

If Lisa Rinna, and her phony injected fat lips and fake personility take Regis place , I will never watch the program again. It will be just s bad as having Kathy Lee back forget it!!!!!!!!!! UG

January 30 2011 at 12:59 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
lthrnck68

I sure hope not. The real success of the show was the male/female dynamic. Without a male counterpoint to Kelly, the show's going to really sink in the ratings.

January 29 2011 at 9:35 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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