Jennifer Zamparelli has overwhelmed Vogue Williams to nab the highest job on Dancing with the Stars, as she was confirmed because the present’s new host by RTE yesterday.
The 2FM presenter revealed Vogue advised her she had gone for the job too, however Jennifer proved the favorite with the present’s bosses.
When the information that Jennifer would take the reins after Amanda Byram’s departure broke yesterday, the brand new host ran into Vogue, who was on the town to advertise Lily O’Brien’s goodies.
New mum Vogue advised Jen she had additionally thrown her hat into the ring to exchange Amanda, who left the present in August after two years on the helm.
“I do not know who went for it, however I do know now that Vogue went for it as a result of I met her this morning and he or she was like, ‘you bought the job I needed’,” stated Jennifer (38).
The Breakfast Republic host stated it was a hard-earned place as she was put by way of her paces earlier than being chosen for the coveted function.
“It was like a three-hour audition course of with Nicky Byrne – I wasn’t complaining, nevertheless it wasn’t a straightforward job,” she stated. “I believe the fantastic thing about Amanda and what she did, she made it look easy and simple and hopefully I can do this too. She has left massive sneakers to fill, however I’m trying ahead to the problem and I can not wait to get began actually.”
Jennifer is greater than able to put her personal stamp on the job, however reckons she should toe the road together with her trademark witty gags.
“You type of should. Me and Amanda are fully completely different individuals, completely different types of presenting, so I believe you need to be your self,” she stated.
“However there’s most likely going to be a giant rulebook of issues I can not say that I’ll most likely should learn ov er once more earlier than I begin. It is going to be a number of enjoyable and I’m trying ahead to working with Nicky. We labored collectively briefly, we’re each from Baldoyle, we’ve got rather a lot in widespread so I’m enthusiastic about that.”
As for the gender pay hole, Jennifer stated she could be on an excellent footing with Nicky.
“I believe that’s simply recognized, it’s a given,” she stated.
Though famed for her biting sense of humour, Jen stated she could be sympathetic towards the dancers if issues went a bit pear-shaped on the dance ground.
“I’m on their aspect, that’s what you are there to do,” she added. “They’re placing themselves on the market a lot, however you need to have a little bit of enjoyable with it I suppose.”
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