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Yvette Nicole Brown has been tapped to serve as interim host of AMC’s “Talking Dead” after their original host Chris Hardwick stepped down last month.

(Chris was accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend, Chloe Dykstra, and having her blackballed from the industry after they split.)

AMC released a statement on Friday announcing the exciting news:

Yvette Nicole Brown will step in as an interim guest host of ‘The Walking Dead Season 9 Preview Special’ on August 5 and ‘Talking Dead’ when it returns following the premiere of ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ on August 12, as we work to complete our assessment related to Chris Hardwick.

I’m hoping she does such a great job that they decide to keep her permanently.