Nancy O’Dell Takes Early Exit From ‘Access’

She’ll leave at the end of this week, two years before contract expires

Last Updated: December 17, 2009 @ 5:12 PM

"Access Hollywood’s" Nancy O’Dell is leaving her job two years before her contract expires. Her last show will be this week.

"The original member of the ‘Access Hollywood’ family, co-anchor and respected broadcast journalist Nancy O’Dell, has chosen to leave the show after 13 years," said a statement from her rep.

O’Dell spent seven years as a news anchor and investigativee reporter. O’Dell hasn’t said what she’s doing next, but she is scheduled to host the Tournament of Roses Parade live on NBC on New Year’s Day.

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