Bob Barker is this year’s Barbara Walters, attempting to use his geezer-pull to get Rosie O’Donnell to host your grandmother’s other favorite show, The Price Is Right. The animal advocate has retired his skinny microphone, and he told reporters this week that CBS is having a meeting with Ro about picking up where he left off. However, the network may not be ready for a "lady host," as Barker also mentioned that they’ve only chatted with male contenders thus far. And really, in 2007, is anyone ready for a "lady host?" I’m shivering just thinking about it.
More on Rosie’s post-View plans, after the jump!
Rosie’s confirmed not just the meeting on the Ask Ro section of her blog, she even goes as far to say on her site that that if offered the positon, she’d take it. There’s no doubt that Rosie would be awesome at the job. As we saw on The View, she loves giving stuff away, as long as confetti’s involved. But who’s she gonna get in a feud with if she’s just playing Plinko and offering up new cars? Barker’s Beauties?
At least she still has the rift between her and her former daytime BFFS to b*tch about. While doing stand up at Cyndi Lauper‘s True Colors tour on Sunday, she told the crowd, "I got to tell you, I’ve been hanging around with those heteros for a
full year and it’s not fun. Turn around one minute and
they’ll stab you in the back with a high heel. They will."
While she doesn’t mention anyone by name, one could assume she’s likely dumping on Elisabeth, Barbara and Joy. You know, cuz they wear those massive high heels every day. Still, the dig didn’t seem to bother Elisabeth, who told a reporter at the Daytime Emmys that chat time with Rosie was "always fun, real and true." Hasselbeck then took off her fancy stiletto and jabbed it in the journalist’s shoulder.
Okay, not really, but wouldn’t it be awesome if she had?