Kathy Griffin Named Joan Rivers’ ‘Fashion Police’ Replacement
According to TMZ, Kathy Griffin will helm E!’s “Fashion Police” in the wake of Joan Rivers‘ death. Sources connected with the show say the hiring is a “done deal.” Earlier this month, Griffin confirmed she was offered the gig, but told “Access Hollywood,” “I don’t know if the situation is correct at this time for me or right for me at this time.”
According to TMZ, the fashion critique show will axe its weekly format when it returns to the airwaves. Instead, it will only air during awards shows and other special events. The 54-year-old will join co-hostsKelly Osbourneand Giuliana Rancic, as well as Joan’s daughter,Melissa Rivers, the website reports.George Kotsiopoulos’ role on the show is not yet known.