It’s the end of an era in entertainment newsmagazines: Nancy O’Dell is leaving Entertainment Tonight after eight years as co-host.
O’Dell announced the news herself on Friday’s broadcast, according to our sister site , sharing with viewers: “I’m excited to tell you about the start of a new chapter in my life.” She remembered how honored she was to take over ET hosting duties from the legendary Mary Hart, and thanked her co-workers, along with her longtime manager and agent John Ferriter, who passed away just last week. She’s taking a break to spend more time with her daughter, she said, but “I’ll be back, and it won’t be long… this isn’t goodbye. It’s just a new chapter.”
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