Nancy O’Dell has hosted her final episode of Entertainment Tonight. She broke the news on Friday's show, saying she plans to spend more time with her 12-year-old daughter,Ashby. Nancy replaced Mary Hart on the program in 2010.
The 53-year-old journalist signed off Friday’s show by mentioning her departure and her desire to spend more time with her 12-year-old daughter, Ashby.
“Tonight, I’m excited to tell you about the start of a new chapter in my life," said O’Dell. "A new chapter for this small-town, grateful girl from Myrtle Beach, S.C., who used to watch fellow Carolinian Leeza Gibbons and Mary Hart on ‘Entertainment Tonight,’ thinking, ‘Wow, what beautiful, powerful women and what a cool job they have!'” said O’Dell.