Daytime queen! Sherri ShepherdShe has enough on her plate while she prepares to replace The Wendy WilliamsShow with her own talk program — but she always makes time for friends and fun.
The View55-year-old alum took the only photograph Use along for the ride while detailing her daily routine — a jam-packed day that included working her current job as Dish NationShe is busy preparing for her next show, cooking dinner for her children, and hanging out with her best friend. Still, “the party doesn’t stop” after the day is over, Shepherd declared as she went out for a night on the town in New York City.
Daytime Emmy nominee, Daytime Emmy nominee, expressed her excitement at the announcement of her eponymous show in February.
“OMG! “OMG! Sherri in the fall,” she shared at the time. “I can’t wait until I return to [New York] to host the show and merge everything I love … pop culture, talk, entertainment and comedy.”
Shepherd, in addition her successful career as a talkshow host, has two sons, Jeffrey Jr., 16, & Lamar Jr. (8), whom she shares with ex husbands Jeffrey Tarpley Lamar Sally, respectively. The Chicago native loves to unwind with her family in the summer, regardless of how busy she might be.
“I love summer nights — the sun is out when I get home,” she tells Use, explaining that she uses her time after work to walk her dog, Lexi, and make “dinner on the grill for me and my son.”
The 30 Rock alum also ensures she has time to relax with pals — including her best friend, comedian Kym Whitley. “She knows how much I love to roller skate,” Shepherd gushes to Use. “So she turned her tennis court into a roller rink.”
On Monday, September 12, the premiere of SherriThe actress is just around the corner and ready to realize her dream of owning her own TV show.
“It’s something that I used to dream about when I was a little girl. I would line up my teddy bears with my Barbie dolls … and I would put them on chairs,” Shepherd told VarietyInterview published Thursday, September 9.
She is also eager to join the ranks other famous Black hosts. “It is so important that people see a representation of themselves,” Shepherd continued, noting, “I didn’t get to see a lot of Black women on TV growing up.”
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