Giuliana Rancic is leaving E!
The longtime red carpet host revealed the big news to her fans on social media, and explained just why she’ll be stepping back once more.
Giuliana has previously left in 2015, but returned in 2018, and then her role changed in 2020 as well, as the show relocated to New York City.
Click inside to read why Giuliana Rancic is leaving E!’s Red Carpet Coverage Team…
Giuliana wrote a lengthy note to her fans on Instagram, explaining that her exit was because of a development deal with NBC.
“After 20 fabulous years hosting E!’s red carpet, I have decided to step out of my red carpet heels into a new pair of shoes,” she wrote. “One of my passions is great storytelling and I am thrilled to announce a new development deal with E!’s parent company NBCUniversal where I will be producing and bringing stories to life.”
Giuliana went on to thank all those at E!
“To my E! family, thank you for allowing me to make my red carpet dreams come true for the past two decades. It has truly been a highlight of my career and life,” she shared. “To my production team throughout the years, you are all simply the best. We have made some beautiful memories together that I will always carry with me.”
She then wrote a special note to her fans: “And to all the viewers, all around the world, thank you for watching and supporting me as we went along together on this red carpet ride. I love and appreciate you all and I sure hope you will join me as I enter this exciting new chapter ❤️”
Just recently, Giuliana‘s comments about Zendaya‘s hairstyle at the 2015 Oscars were brought up again.