The truth comes to an end after eight seasons and various host changes. A popular but controversial host was Amanda Seales, who left the hosting gig after just six months. Seales recently landed her first full-time hosting gig since leaving Fox’s daytime talk show.
Amanda Seales lands new radio show with Kevin Hart’s company
Deadline reports that Seales is bringing his talents back to SiriusXM. She previously hosted Breakfast at Diva on the satellite radio network’s Hip Hop Nation from 2003 to 2007. Now she’s returning as the host of Amanda Seales Smart Black Funny Radio via Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud Radio channel. The hour-long weekly program will begin Monday, April 18 at 10 a.m. ET on SiriusXM.
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Alonsgide Seales will co-host Taj Rani, producer at Seales’ Smart Funny & Black Productions; and JeremiahLikeTheBible. The show will be filled with conversations, games, celebrity interviews and commentary on black culture and other hot issues that are rocking culture.
In addition to providing commentary on various platforms, Seales recently completed five seasons as the character Tiffany DuBois on HBO’s Insecure. She also headlined her own HBO stand-up special, I know.
She quit ‘The Real’ over censorship allegations
Many felt that Seales was gone The truth due to potential tensions with his co-hosts. But she said it was quite the opposite, noting that they were mostly supportive.
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During Instagram live chat, Seales implied that the network tried to censor his discussion of races and politics. Specifically, she says she was not allowed to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and various protests taking place across the country.
“I didn’t renew it because it doesn’t feel good to be in a place where I can’t speak to my people the way they need to be spoken to,” she said in the live Instagram. “And where people who talk to me in desperate ways aren’t being dealt with…I’m not in a space where as an all-black woman I can have my voice and my co-workers have their voices too and people have it. top does not respect the need for black voices to be at the top as well.
Would Amanda Seales return to daytime television?
Ahead of her new radio deal, Seales opened up about why daytime TV wasn’t the space for her. Although she likes to share her comments, there are too many restrictions to working under the umbrella of a network.
“I don’t even know if I would go back to daytime in general, I know I wouldn’t do a panel because I have enough thoughts myself. But I feel like it was a great experience to have and it really let me know it wasn’t what I wanted,” she told Shadow and Act, noting that it is due to the ramifications of the censorship it has suffered on The truth.
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