Jerry O’Connell Rebecca RomijnThey have been Hollywood royalty since their July 2007 wedding. But could a new type or diamond be in their future?
“Would I consider it? Yes,” O’Connell, 48, enthusiastically told Us Weekly When Romijn, 49 and he were asked if they would be interested in joining, he replied that he would. Beverly Hills Real Housewives “I’ll tell you, I really wanted to be a House Husband. I look at. Mauricio [Umansky, Kyle Richards’ husband] Ken Todd [who’s married to Lisa Vanderpump] PK [Kemsley, who is coupled up with Dorit Kemsley] and I wanna, like, hang out with those guys.”
While the Talk host — who emcees the Boat for Real Love with Romijn — is eager to join the Bravo franchise, his wife is more apprehensive.
“We’re such fans of the franchise [but] you know, the truth is probably not ‘cause I really would rather talk about them than be one of them,” the Ugly Betty Alumnus joked to Use on Wednesday. “I feel like I would miss out on the gossip part of it. Or I guess, they all gossip when they’re on the show, but I don’t like fighting.”
The twosome — who share 13-year-old twins Dolly and Charlie — have been fervent Bravo fans through the years, with O’Connell even moderating a panel at BravoCon 2022.
“Going to BravoCon this weekend and seeing Lisa Rinna get booed … was a little scary,” O’Connell recalled to Us. “Like, that was 8,000 people booing somebody and Lisa handled it really well. And Lisa’s great on that show, you know.”
The Rinna Beauty founder, 59, received a mixed reaction from the convention crowd when she took the stage at the “Thrills in Beverly Hills” cast panel on Friday, October 14,” alongside her RHOBH costars.
“They booed me. It was wonderful. It’s fabulous,” the Veronica Mars alum told Us The panel ended shortly thereafter. “Well, I’d never been booed before. It was like the greatest thing I’ve ever seen. It’s like being a wrestler. I loved it.”
O’Connell, for his part, even praised Rinna’s strength for handling the unexpected crowd reaction. “If I got booed at Bravocon, I would leave the country,” he quipped. “I would be gone. I don’t know if I could handle it, but Lisa Rinna handles it really well.”
Both CBS personalities believe Rinna should be back for season 13. They are also big fans of the show. Below Deck franchise. While O’Connell enjoyed meeting the crew members this past weekend, it was Andrea DenverHe was left star struck.
“I have to say it was really exciting for me to meet Andrea Denver of Winter House fame,” the Stand by me Actor gushed Us. “Rebecca is not a Winter House viewer and I’m probably happy about that ‘cause I’m not sure that Rebecca would be with me if Rebecca met Andrea Denver. … He’s so hot.”
The married couple is keeping up with Bravo and helping singles to find love aboard the vessel. Boat for Real Love, a reality TV show based on the classic sitcom.
“Helping singles find their perfect matches was like [a] dream job,” Romijn told Use The opportunity to cohost the CBS series. “Having to spend every waking moment next to your spouse is not always the easiest. I mean, I [loved it]! It was amazing at 97 percent, I keep repeating it. It was. [just] no separation.”
O’Connell added: “We also learned that on a cruise people can find love because time stands still. You know, after you do the Boat for Real LoveI completely get Jack and Rose [from Titanic]. …There’s no distraction.”
The Real Love Boat airs on CBS on Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET.
Christina Garibaldi reporting