They chanced to visit the studio where King of Queens was filming.
The piece described how Remini went out of her way to greet these survivors, answer their questions, and show them around. Her late father was Jewish, and after many years of bad blood, they reconciled not long before his death.
has been put together with the express aim of appealing to the large “young mommy” audience: all of its co-hosts, but one, are 40 or younger and the mothers of young kids.
By coincidence, all but one of the six hosts have a Jewish connection: being of Jewish or interfaith background and/or married to a Jew.
Chen’s father was an important figure in the pre-Communist government of China.
Sharon isn’t religious, but adorns her home with so many crosses that Ozzy once kvetched that the place “looks like the Vatican.” The very pretty Chen, 40, is married to Les Moonves, 60, the head of CBS.The one co-host who falls out of these categories is African-American actress Holly Robinson Peete.After I realized this connection, I couldn’t help but hope for a dream show.Another Talk co-host, Jewish actress Marissa Jaret Winokur, 37, has a more traditional family than Sara Gilbert and Adler—but another “interesting” childbirth story.Winokur, who won a Tony for her performance in Hairspray, is a cervical cancer survivor, so she and her (Jewish) husband, comedy writer Judah Miller, had to use a surrogate mother to carry their biological child. The other co-hosts are actress Peete; actress Leah Remini of King of Queens fame; TV journalist/reality show host Julie Chen; and Sharon Osbourne, 57, the reality show star and wife of aging rocker Ozzy Osbourne (who isn’t Jewish).