Kathy Griffin set to succeed Joan Rivers as new host on 'Fashion Police'

December 1, 2014 6:55 PM

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Kathy Griffin set to succeed Joan Rivers as new host on 'Fashion Police'

Comedian Kathy Griffin has closed a deal with E! to succeed the late Joan Rivers as co-host of "Fashion Police." Griffin will be one of two new faces to join the panel next year, along with celebrity stylist and television personality Brad Goreski who replaces original co-host George Kotsiopoulos. They will sit alongside returning panelists Kelly Osbourne and Giuliana Rancic. Also changing is the format of "Fashion Police," which will no longer be a weekly program but will air 17 episodes throughout the year, focused on the biggest red carpet and fashion events of 2015 including the Oscars, Grammys, Emmys, New York Fashion Week. Its first installment will air on Monday, January 12, dedicated to Golden Globes coverage.

“I get it! These are some big shoes I’m going to fill. Joan was truly one of a kind. Now I hope you will accept me for me,” Griffin said.“I’m just Kathy. Did I say I’m just Kathy? I meant I’m Kathy F---ing Griffin and you celebrities better strap yourself in, as I am taking no prisoners. I am not ho...

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