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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 24 March 1962Badin, North Carolina, USA
Birth NameStarlet Marie Jones
Nicknames Mrs. Reynolds
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Star Jones was born on March 24, 1962 in Badin, North Carolina, USA as Starlet Marie Jones. She is an actress and producer, known for Jones & Jury (1994), The View (1997) and The Star Jones Reynolds Report (2006). She was previously married to Al Reynolds.

Spouse (1)

Al Reynolds (13 November 2004 - 10 September 2008) (divorced)

Trivia (21)

Owns over 500 pairs.
Graduated from American University in Washington, D. C.
Is a huge fan of the New York Knicks
Former Brooklyn, NY assistant district attorney in the homicide bureau.
Earned her law degree at the University of Houston
Used to work as a fry girl at McDonalds and was then promoted to cashier.
Her ex-brother-in-law, Danta Jones, is a linebacker for the New Orleans Saints football team.
Accepted a diamond engagement ring from boyfriend Al Reynolds during an NBA all-star game. Denzel Washington led the cheers as she covered her face in amazement.
Is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She was initiated at American University in Washington, DC.
Was once a spokeswoman for Payless Shoes.
Grew up in the Trenton projects.
Her 2004 million-dollar wedding, held at Saint Bartholomew's Church in New York City in front of 500 guests, had three matrons of honor, twelve bridesmaids, two junior bridesmaids, three best men, twelve groomsmen, three junior groomsmen, six footmen, four ring bearers, and four flower girls. She wore a Reem Acra taffeta gown and a 27-foot crystal-encrusted veil. Corporate sponsors "donated" (footed the bill) for the entire outlandish extravaganza.
Ex-husband, Al Reynolds, gave her a white robe for Valentine's Day.
Was on PETA's Worst Dressed List four years in a row because she wears fur.
During the first quarter of the 54th annual NBA All-Star game, a waiter in the Pepsi Center dumped about 10 glasses of wine onto her fur coat.
Is often portrayed by Kenan Thompson on Saturday Night Live (1975).
Tuesday, June 27, 2006; Star Jones decided to tell on-air that she will no long be apart of the long running show The View (1997) as the 10th season she feels is going in another direction that she is not comfortable with.
Has a younger sister named Sheila.
Lost 160 pounds over three years.
E! has announced that Star will no longer host their Red Carpet Pre-Awards show anymore. Both E! and Star have said it was a mutual decision. [October 2005]
Counts Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. (legal advice) and Barbara Walters (the interview) among the most important mentors in her life.

Personal Quotes (14)

I define Bitch, it's a Babe In Total Control of Herself.
Allie Reynolds better not be looking at other mares !
"First of all, great figure...ummm...I'm not gonna pick on you and ask if you ate a donut and say you look pregnant, but what did you eat today?" (to Jorja Fox at the Screen Actors Guild Awards).
I'm Sadie, Sadie, married lady
It's the bride's day ! She should do whatever she wants ! Who cares what other people think !
Why can't I gush a little? Why can't I make them feel tremendously special? Who says you have to go in there and be critical and acerbic? I will not be that jaded journalist, I will not add to any of that nastiness.
You'll forgive me, but I'm from the South, so every adult Southern woman gets a 'Miss' in front of her name.
"You can't have it all. No matter how you slice it, it's a pretty tall order, yet many of us are bent on serving it up." (The Cincinnati Enquirer)
"A woman without good friends is a sad woman indeed." (The Cincinnati Enquirer)
"You can do health stories, you can do fitness stories - that stuff will impact on your health. But people go through every single day not worrying about what size they are." (Journal National Examiner)
"I've always thought about myself as an attractive person, and I do like to dress up and strut, but I've never focused on the size of my butt. I had a breast reduction, but only because my back hurt." (Journal National Examiner)
They said, 'You can make up a story'. The audience didn't deserve for me to make up a story. That's not fair. (When she had to lie, with the encouragement of her bosses about the reason for her departure on The View (1997), in 2006)
I will not denigrate Ms. Walters. That's not who I am. I have learned from that woman ... as much about television as I did about the law from my mentor, the late Johnnie L. Cochran Jr.. (When asked if she was going to denigrate Barbara Walters, who currently hosts The View (1997)).
What I'm saying to you is my response is going to be indicative of my character. I've sat with the most amazing female broadcaster in the history of the business and I thank her for the opportunity. (When asked if Barbara Walters had been disloyal to her)

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