A Cosby Kid Cleans Up
Knock, knock! It's Tempestt Bledsoe, and she's here to organize your home. Tonight, the former Cosby Show kid brings her own unique flair to the job of clutter-busting when she takes over as host of the popular makeover series Clean House from Niecy Nash, who's moving on to other projects.
TV Guide Magazine: You have big shoes to fill taking over for longtime host Niecy Nash. Intimidated?
Bledsoe: I just jumped right in and it's been exhilarating. I think I've helped a lot of people so far.
TV Guide Magazine: What kind of messes have you found yourself in?
Bledsoe: A person who feels like they need 500 sweaters and they live in California. Rooms where you can't physically turn around. It's amazing!
TV Guide Magazine: But how can anyone say no to Vanessa Huxtable?
Bledsoe: It's definitely an advantage that people are comfortable with me. When I need you to give something up or clean something up, they see a different side. [Laughs] I can get what I need. On occasions, I like to put the full-court press on. I can be quite persuasive.
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