Confirming Sergio’s announcement posted 2 weeks ago, that she just might be joining FOX News, the network has made it official, and has indeed hired actress Stacey Dash as a contributor.
Bill Shine, Executive Vice President of Programming for the network revealed the news today.
Dash will offer what the press release calls “cultural analysis and commentary across various daytime and primetime programs.”
In making the announcement, Shine said, “Stacey is an engaging conversationalist whose distinctive viewpoints amongst her Hollywood peers have spawned national debates – we’re pleased to have her join FOX News.”
The rest of the story from the release follows:
Most recently, Dash sparked controversy during the 2012 presidential election when she endorsed then-Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on her personal Twitter account and subsequently endured heavy criticism for supporting a conservative nominee. Since the election, Dash has continued to utilize her unique positioning as a well-known actress to voice her opinions and encourage discussion on topics ranging from pop culture to national news and politics across all media platforms.
In addition to her cultural and political activism, Dash leads a notable acting career that has spanned more than 20 years. She has appeared in numerous films and television series, including her breakout role as “Dionne” in the 1995 hit movie “Clueless,” as well as roles in “Renaissance Man,” “Mo’ Money,” and “View from the Top,” among others.
No, this is not The Onion.
But congratulations to Dash on her new gig… I guess.