Mario Lopez

The 'I Know Him From Somewhere' Host Past practitioners: “The Pussy Cat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Dolls'” Mark McGrath, “The Singing Bee’s” Joey Fatone The new kid: “America’s Best Dance Crew’s” Mario Lopez The style: This particular brand of host had a celebrity life pre-hosting, which subsequently dried up. Faced with the daunting possibility of being permanently forgotten (and going broke) they have now resurfaced as hosts of random shows, some of which they are thematically equipped to host, some of which they are not. The public sees them as vaguely familiar friends from the past—maybe they don’t remember their names or how they know them.
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