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Poppy is one lucky hamster. While sheltering in place, Young Sheldon star Iain Armitage revealed on Instagram that he was fostering his new furry pal, noting , "She makes life in quarantine much more fun!"

Indeed, CBS stars have always enjoyed the companionship of their four-legged friends, whether it's on a hike or during a much-needed cuddle on the couch.

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Darin Brooks sits with his family and their pet dog.

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Darin Brooks (The Bold and the Beautiful) poses for a family portrait with wife Kelly Kruger, baby Everleigh, and Chance.

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Stephen Colbert sits on a couch while petting a dark brown dog.

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Stephen Colbert (The Late Show) "You're just in time for dinner, Mr. Bond. And Benny is...hungry," he jokes about his dog.

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Ashley Madekwe (Tell Me a Story) purrfects her red-carpet look.

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Emily Wickersham snuggles in very close to her sleeping dog.

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Emily Wickersham: (NCIS) watches over a snoozing Miguel.

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Norah O'Donnell hugs Ollie her light brown dog.

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Norah O'Donnell (CBS Evening News) and Ollie are ready for their close-up.

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Allison Janney laughs as one of her three dogs approaches the camera during a walk in nature.

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Allison Janney (Mom) "Weekends were made for hikes with the kids," she says.

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Michela Watkins smiles against a backdrop of a western desert.

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Michaela Watkins (The Unicorn) shares a selfie with Jeff.

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Bryton James and his dog

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Bryton James (The Young and the Restless) gives his pup a lift.

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Sharon Osbourne (The Talk) and husband Ozzy make room for their pack of dogs.

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Carrie Ann Inaba and her cat Mimi Vader

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Carrie Ann Inaba (The Talk) "Who rescues who?" she says of her late feline friend Mimi Vader.

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Originally published in Watch Magazine, July-August 2020.

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Photography by Marc Baptiste. Styled by Rhonda Spies.


Former professional dancer and The Talk host Carrie Ann Inaba brings her grace and good humor to Daytime television—and this ultra glam fashion photo shoot.

Watch teamed up with photographer Marc Baptiste and stylist Rhonda Spies to capture her at her most magnificent at the equally elegant The Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles for the July-August 2019 issue of Watch. The gorgeous results are right on pointe.

Scroll through to see these breathtaking portraits of the captivating star!

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Carrie Ann Inaba has the gift of the gab

Carrie Ann Inaba looks over her shoulder at the camera

Dress by Tom Ford. Shoes by Giuseppe Zanotti. Clutch by Masaki Matsuka. Vintage earrings by Versace from Entre Nous Showroom. Rings by State Property and Nancy Newberg.

Photography by Marc Baptiste. Styled by Rhonda Spies.

The Talk host Carrie Ann Inaba loves deep conversations. "I have the shortest attention span if I'm not talking about something real," she dishes to Watch for the July-August 2019 issue.

She stands out from the crowd

Carrie Ann Inaba on a staircase with ballerinas

Gown by Talbot Runhof. Rings by Norman Silverman. Earrings by Vianna.

Photography by Marc Baptiste. Styled by Rhonda Spies.

Carrie Ann Inaba's impressive dance resume includes a featured role on The Girlie Show World Tour (1993) for Madonna.

All eyes on Carrie Ann Inaba

Carrie Ann Inaba looks over her shoulder on a red carpet

Dress by Tom Ford. Vintage earrings by Versace from Entre Nous Showroom.

Photography by Marc Baptiste. Styled by Rhonda Spies.

We can't help but stare at this red carpet stunner.

Carrie Ann Inaba is a Fly Girl

Carrie Ann Inaba in a flowing pink dress

Dress by RC Caylan Atelier. Shoes by Casadei. Rings by Norman Silverman, Mindi Mond, and APM Monaco. Bracelet and earrings by Lafonn Jewelry.

Photography by Marc Baptiste. Styled by Rhonda Spies.

She danced with Jennifer Lopez as one of the original Fly Girls on the hit 90s show In Living Color.

Stage presence

Carrie Ann Inaba sits in a chair on stage among ballerinas

Dress by JC Obando from Albright Fashion Library LA. Shoes by Gianvito Rossi. Rings by Bridget King Jewelry and Vianna. Earrings by Bridget King Jewelry.

Photography by Marc Baptiste. Styled by Rhonda Spies.

For Carrie Ann Inaba, dance has always held a deeper meaning—growing up in Hawaii, she also danced hula, which is a cultural form of dance that's all about telling stories.

She has perfect poise

Carrie Ann Inaba in an evening gown

Dress by Retrofête. Earrings, ring, and bracelet by Eriness Jewelry.

Photography by Marc Baptiste. Styled by Rhonda Spies.

Carrie Ann Inaba didn't let disappointment stand in her way. Though she was bummed that she didn't get the host spot back when Aisha Tyler left the show—it went to Eve—she went to the producers and told them "If you ever need somebody to fill in, please call me" and meant it.

That professional communication proved a good experience and career move, because she got asked to guest host, and when the timing was right, to join The Talk.

Something to talk about

A diptych showing Carrie Ann Inaba in a sleeveless dress

Gown by Steven Khalil. Rings by Norman Silverman. Earrings by Cirari.

Photography by Marc Baptiste. Styled by Rhonda Spies.

Carrie Ann Inaba has a strong bond with The Talk co-hosts Eve, Sheryl Underwood, and Sharon Osbourne.

Share a snack and a chat with Carrie Ann Inaba

Carrie Ann Inaba eating popcorn in a theater seat

Dress by Maria Lucia Hohan. Shoes by Aldo. Rings by Nancy Newberg. Earrings by Anna Sheffield.

Photography by Marc Baptiste. Styled by Rhonda Spies.

Carrie Ann Inaba doesn't shy away from sharing personal stories, telling Watch "That's the whole point of shows like The Talk. We're not supposed to be doing life alone."

Lady in red

Carrie Ann  Inaba in a red evening gown

Dress by Retrofête. Shoes by Aldo. Earrings, ring, and bracelet by Eriness Jewelry.

Photography by Marc Baptiste. Styled by Rhonda Spies.

Even a venue as stunning as The Theatre at Ace Hotel is no match for Carrie Ann Inaba's glamour.

Carrie Ann Inaba shines bright

Carrie Ann Inaba curtsies on a stage in an evening gown

Gown by Steven Khalil. Rings by Norman Silverman. Earrings by Cirari.

Photography by Marc Baptiste. Styled by Rhonda Spies.

She steals the show in this stunning gown by Steven Khalil.

Disco dreams

Carrie Ann Inaba reclines on a theater seat

Shoes by Aldo. Rings by Nancy Newberg. Earrings by Anna Sheffield.

Photography by Marc Baptiste. Styled by Rhonda Spies.

Carrie Ann Inaba is a shimmering goddess in this gold lamé dress by Maria Lucia Hohan.

Ready for her close-up

Carrie Ann Inaba applies lipstick in a mirror

Dress by Retrofete. Earrings by Eriness. Ring by Vianna.

Photography by Marc Baptiste. Styled by Rhonda Spies.

This gorgeously glam photo shoot with Carrie Ann Inaba certainly gives us something to talk about.

Star quality

Carrie Ann Inaba poses on one leg against a backdrop

Dress by Alessandra Rich from Armarium. Shoes by Neil J. Rodgers. Rings by VTse, APM Monaco, and Norman Silverman. Earrings by APM Monaco.

Photography by Marc Baptiste. Styled by Rhonda Spies.

Carrie Ann Inaba's talent was apparent early on—at her mother's urging, she started taking dance classes in elementary school.

Originally published in Watch Magazine, July-August 2019.

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