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Jerry O'Connell Reportedly "Nearing a Deal" to Join The Talk

Is Jerry O’Connell headed to The Talk? According to The Wrap, a source with knowledge of the situation said that the actor is "nearing a deal" that will make him the CBS chatfest's next co-host. The deal is going to close soon, the insider dished, and O'Connell will "effectively replace Sharon Osbourne."

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Another source informed The Wrap that discussions between The Talk and O'Connell have been going on since May. CBS declined to comment on The Wrap's report. 

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O'Connell is no stranger to daytime. He previously guest-hosted The Wendy Williams Show and helmed a talk show on Fox affiliates two years ago. 

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