E! is rolling out the red carpet for Laverne Cox.
The community introduced Monday that it was pulling in Cox, 48, as the host of its flagship red carpet present, “Dwell from E!,” changing Giuliana Rancic.
“Laverne Cox is a risk-taker, groundbreaking pioneer and a style tour de power,” NBCUniversal’s Jen Neal stated in a press release. “As we proceed to evolve the way in which we cowl Hollywood’s greatest nights, Laverne’s ardour for, and intensive data of, the style neighborhood resonates with our viewers and we look ahead to seeing her shine on the opposite facet of the velvet rope.”
The “Orange Is the New Black” alum stated in a press release of her personal, “I’m so excited and deeply humbled to be internet hosting E!’s iconic red carpet protection. For a few years I’d get up early on awards present days, get my snacks in place and watch E!’s protection all day lengthy. I dreamed of strolling red carpets … I can’t wait to get began whereas hopefully serving up style fantasies for the ages, honey.”
The announcement got here on the heels of the information that Rancic, 46, was leaving the red carpet behind and had inked a brand new improvement cope with NBCUniversal.
“After 20 fabulous years internet hosting E!’s red carpet, I’ve determined to step out of my red carpet heels into a brand new pair of sneakers,” she captioned an Instagram photograph Friday.
E! has skilled fairly the expertise shuffle in 2021. Web page Six solely reported in March that Jason Kennedy was additionally out following 15-plus years on the community — just below a month after longtime host and producer Ryan Seacrest’s February announcement that he was “[moving] on to new adventures.”