Last month, Nick Cannon abruptly quit his hosting job with America’s Got Talent, after NBC execs were reportedly trying to regulate the content he was performing outside of the show in his stand-up sets. Rumors has been flying about the top picks for his replacement, and all of the names have been pretty prominent black male comedians, like Marlon Wayans.
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But in a plot twist, the TV show has settled on its next host, and her name hasn’t been mentioned in the running before; it’s none other than Tyra Banks. The former model and talk show host can certainly hold her own screen, but will she also have the comedic wit necessary? Check out this exclusive video to hear more in this clip from “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.”