Hot celeb scoop and Mario Lopez's dimples aren't the only reasons we're tuning in to Extra, where Terri Seymour has been a correspondent since 2004. Blessed with beauty, charm and a star quality of her own, Simon Cowell's ex-squeeze is one of our idols. Here's why.
1. She's the U.K.'s answer to Vanna White.
Seymour landed her first big TV gig in 2000 as the puzzle-board turner on the British version of Wheel of Fortune. "It was great fun," she says. "My grandparents watched, so my Nanny got to see me on TV. It's something I'll always be proud of."
2. She gets excited for awards-show season.
"I can't wait to see if Natalie Portman gets the Oscar. I was just blown away when I saw Black Swan."
3. She still gets star- struck.
Admits Seymour, "Once I was interviewing Bradley Cooper and I literally couldn't speak at the beginning of the interview, because I just find him so gorgeous — I went all gooey!"
4. She knows the importance of "me" time.
"I just started doing the Tracy Anderson Method — the trainer who has worked with Gwyneth Paltrow and Madonna. It's like my treat."
5. She's a multitasker.
Seymour works six to seven days a week and still finds time for remodeling a home she recently purchased. "I've got a good eye for interiors," she says. "If I wasn't in the TV business, that is definitely what I would be doing."