CNN Hires Camille Grammer for Oscar Coverage

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CNN has hired Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Camille Grammer as a celebrity and fashion commentator for its 2011 Oscar coverage.

Grammer, the ex-wife of Frasier star Kelsey Grammer, will be part of Showbiz Tonight's red carpet team for the Showbiz Tonight: Road to Gold special airing Sunday, Feb. 27.

CNN Entertainment and Showbiz Tonight senior executive producer Dave Levine said in a statement, "We can't wait to get Camille's unabashed take on Hollywood's biggest night. She will be perfect for Showbiz Tonight."

Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph and syndicated radio host Carlos Diaz are also part of the Showbiz Tonight Oscar team along with hosts AJ Hammer and Brooke Anderson.