All My Children alum Denise Vasi will join the cast of VH1's Single Ladies, the network announced on Monday.
"Denise is the perfect addition to the Single Ladies cast," executive producer Queen Latifah said. "She is bringing a fun, new element to the show."
Stacey Dash is leaving the VH1 show Single Ladies.
"I have to be back in L.A. with my children right now and the Single Ladies shooting location [in Atlanta] makes this impossible," Dash said in a statement to Russell Simmons' website Global Grind. "I wish VH1 the best of luck with the show in maintaining the strong fan base we developed in Season 1."
Why did Sharon Love out Val on the air?
In Monday's new episode of Single Ladies, Val (Stacey Dash) confronts Sharon (guest star and executive producer Queen Latifah) about last week's reveal: As college roommates, they once slept together! The public confession has since made Val's life very complicated. (In April, Latifah told Entertainment Weekly that her role would be "a little controversial and very funny.")
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"I don't know whether to strangle you or hug you," Val tells her when the two finally reconnect.
So, why did Sharon share their secret with all of Atlanta? Watch
Warning: Joining NBC's Celebrity Circus could be hazardous to your health. "On [other shows], they can break a nail," executive producer Matt Kunitz tells me. "On our show, you can break a bone." No kidding. So far, Christopher "My Fair Brady" Knight has cracked his arm while training for the six-episode series, supermodel Rachel Hunter has injured her neck, actress Stacey Dash (Clueless) has nearly broken two ribs, and singer Blu Cantrell is so bruised she has to cover up to avoid really awkward conversations. Suddenly, volunteering to join this show does not sound like a smart move. "Don't worry. It's crazy safe," I'm told.
Jeers to Celebrity Circus for being far from the greatest show on Earth. I was impressed by some of the feats performed by Antonio Sabato, Jr., Stacey Dash and Christopher Knight. But turning it into a standard-issue competition with a grinning host (the omnipresent Joey Fatone), viewer voting and a weekly elimination brings NBC's new reality show crashing to Earth. Worst of all is the obligatory trio of judges: trapeze artist Aurelia Cats (whose most coherent comment was meowing at Sabato, Jr.), Olympic gymnast Mitch Gaylord (hey, anyone remember American Anthem?) and flamboyant choreographer Louie Spence (a Bruno Tonioli wannabe). CBS' Circus of the Stars didn't need this kind of gimmickryor a weekly time slot. Share your own raves and rants about other shows on the Reader Cheers & Jeers discussion board. We may feature your Cheer or Jeer on TVGuide.com or in TV Guide magazine!