According to people, the 30-year-old reality TV star has expressed an interest in joining the E! series once Kelly’s exit was declared last week Friday and has already started negotiating with bosses to take over her hosting duties on the style critique show.
Khloe – who provided commentary for E! throughout their pre-Oscar coverage last month – is additionally reported to have the support of ‘Fashion Police’ star Giuliana Rancic, whose comments towards Zendaya Coleman during the Academy Awards show sparked Kelly’s call to go away.
Kelly declared her departure from the series simply days after Giuliana apologized for making an offensive remark concerning the 18-year-old actress’ dreadlocks at the ceremony.
However, it’s since been claimed it wasn’t the presenter’s comments – that the teenager gave the impression of she “smelled of patchouli oil and weed” – that triggered Kelly’s decision.
A supply told the ny Post newspaper: “Kelly left not from the [comment] itself, however due to how Giuliana and the network handled it.”
It had been claimed the comments had been rehearsed thrice, with Kelly warning her co-hosts they should not be used, however E! later denied they’d been included in anything apart from the final tape, something the outspoken star is alleged to be significantly furious about.
A supply previously aforementioned of the show recording: “They did the Zendaya section thrice. 3 totally different takes. On the first 2 takes, Kelly said, ‘Guys, we will not say this. Zendaya is a friend of the show.’ “
Nene Leakes and Kristin Cavallari were additionally tipped to switch the purple-haired beauty however a show spokesperson recently insisted “no decisions are made”.