Word has it that tough-talking mama Caroline Manzo of The Real Housewives of New Jersey may be getting her own talk show. How original.
Sources tell the Huffington Post that since Bethenny Frankel's daytime show is going so well, there's talk of trying to tap another Housewife to do a similar show, and Caroline is ripe for tapping.
Manzo got a taste for the role earlier this year when she hosted New York Live. Amy Rosenblum, executive producer for the show, said Caroline has the "it factor," and went on to talk about how smart, nice, honest, and relatable she is. Plenty of RHONJ viewers agree I'm sure, but personally, she's one of the last Housewives I'd want to watch host a talk show.
I know she looks sane next to people like Teresa Giudice (not exactly difficult), and we all cheered when she told off Danielle Staub. But here's the thing -- she bugs me.
Oh, I think she's a good (if not overprotective/suffocating) mom, but I'm really bored with her sitting back handing down her holy world and judgement on everyone else, when who knows what she's hiding. She's ridden this we're-thicker-than-thieves, don't-mess-with-the-matriarch thing long enough, and that seems to be about all she has to offer.
In a nutshell: We've had more than enough of Caroline Manzo and her smug self in our lives. Watching her on a daily basis dishing out tough talk, gushing about her kids, and preaching her righteous words would be beyond boring -- we'd all be snoring. Plus, she's been a big cranky pants lately anyway. The only positive would be that she'd probably leave RHONJ, and make room for some new blood, which they could definitely use.
There are plenty of other Housewives who I'd much rather see host a talk show, like her arch enemy Teresa Giudice for one. Who says the host always has to be sane? Sure it might be a train wreck, but isn't that why we like Real Housewives?
Which Real Housewife would you most like to see host a talk show? Would you watch one hosted by Caroline Manzo?
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