Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous

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Real Housewives of N.J. Alum Danielle Staub: "I'm the New Robin Leach"

Danielle Staub

Last time we saw Real Housewives of New Jersey's Danielle Staub, she was playing show-and-tell during the reunion show with the wad of hair ripped from her head during a previous episode.

But now, the former housewife is trying to make a new name for herself on her new WealthTV series Social. "We're shooting in their homes and showing their homes much like Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," Staub says. "And I'm the new Robin Leach.

See what else Staub had to say about her departure from Housewives and how she thinks viewers will see a different side of her on the new series.

Watch the full interview after the jump.

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Danielle Staub to Rub Elbows with Rich and Famous for New Series

Danielle Staub

Danielle Staub is going from the world of table-flipping to yacht-hopping as the host of the new series, Social.

"I'm replacing Robin Leach basically, of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, but with a twist," the former Real Housewives of New Jersey star tells HollywoodLife.com, referring to the 1984 syndicated program. "There will be more... read more

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Premiered: 1984, on Syndicated
Rating: TV-G
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Premise: Exotic locations and unapologetically shameless adoration of celebrities were the trademarks of this long-running series, which explored the world of the (very) well-to-do. British-born Robin Leach brought viewers champagne wishes and caviar dreams as he good-naturedly gushed over those enjoying lives of luxury. In 1994, the program was given a new name and a cohost: `Lifestyles with Robin Leach and Shari Belafonte.' When Belafonte left, the title was shortened to simply `Lifestyles.'

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