My TLC “What Not to Wear” Is Going Off the Air?!!!!

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clinton21After 10 years and more makeovers than imaginable,TLC’s  ”What Not To Wear,” co-hosted by CT resident Clinton Kelly, is going off the air, he told Java Wednesday.

“It’s been like a roller coaster ride, there have been great days and there have been bad days,” said Kelly who lives in Kent with his husband, Damon  Bayles. “Stacy (London, his co-host on the show)  and I have parted amicably. I loved the show and I loved the moms we worked with but I don’t know any other way to say once again, ‘these are cute flats’ or ‘add a jacket’ or ‘try these jeans.’  The ride is over and it feels good.”

The final episodes of Season 10 will air through the summer.

Kelly, a former magazine editor,  was always gracious and funny during his interviews with the Courant and Hartford Magazine. And his home makeover in Litchfield County, simply fabulous.

So now what?

Clinton is also a co-host on ABC’s “The Chew. ”

“I’ll have more time for that show and I hope it goes another 10 years,” he said Wednesday.

He is also developing a line of dinnerware called “Effortless Tableware,” a kind of coordinated  ”dinner settings in a box,” will continue with his fashion line featured on QVC, and is working on a new book scheduled to come out in the fall.

clinton (2)And what about that beautiful Connecticut home, is he staying?

“If I were offered the best possible job ever, I would probably turn it down to stay in Connecticut,” said Kelly. “I am going to stay no matter what happens. I love my house in Connecticut.”

His WNTW co-host Stacy London, was also more than accommodating when it came to her Hartford area fans, as well.

Wishing them both more successes while lamenting the reality that I will never get a “What Not to Wear” makeover.

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