‘Cheaters’ Replaces Host Joey Greco with Clark Gable

Published 2 years ago by , Updated July 19th, 2013 at 8:15 am,

Clark Gable New Cheaters hostTV Cheaters Replaces Host Joey Greco with Clark Gable

Clark Gable III – the grandson of the late legendary film star Clark Gable – will be taking over the hosting duties of the popular reality show, Cheaters. The 23-year-old budding actor will be replacing the much-loved Joey Greco, who has hosted the show for 10 years. In a somewhat ironic twist – much like the people Greco catches cheating  - he too is being replaced by a younger model, as the show’s creator, Bobby Goldstein, felt “it was time to freshen up the show with a new host.”

For those who don’t know: Cheaters focuses on real-life jilted lovers hiring the show to settle their nagging suspicions of about their cheating partners. After the infidelity is confirmed via hidden cameras – it moves on to the confrontation phase, which inevitably leads to some Jerry Springer-style fighting.

As many fans of the guilty pleasure series remember, back in 2003 Greco was famously stab when a confrontation on a boat went horribly wrong. Many criticized the show, calling the incident a cheap stunt (a clip of the incident will be posted below, so you be the judge) – but it seems real enough to have new host Gable somewhat nervous about his new gig:

“I do have some minor concerns about this. But I feel it’s what I want to do and I can’t live life in fear. I just take everything one day at a time. I can’t say I’m not afraid. I am thrown into these environments. What I’m doing is dangerous. When you get people who are cheating on each other it gets very, very heated in some of the arguments. I’m learning slowly. I’m no Joey Greco but I do the best I can.”

Former host Joey Greco

Like Greco, Gable is also no stranger to a stabbing: Back in August 2009, the then 19-year-old Gable was stabbed three times in the rib cage following a fight at a LA house party, and had to be airlifted to UCLA Medical Center with a collapsed lung. Gable also made headlines when he was convicted earlier this year for felony discharge of a laser (yeah, it’s a real thing). In January, Gable was arrested for pointing a green laser at a Los Angeles police helicopter as it flew 800 feet over Hollywood. Gable was sentenced to 10 days in jail and three years of probation. Despite the wannabe bad boy image, Gable admits that at first he was a bit out of his element with Cheaters, saying:

“I didn’t realize what I was getting into. It’s very serious. These people are throwing real punches. It’s not fake. They’re really hitting each other hard. This is a very sensitive subject. It’s love. When they cheat on each other and get caught dead to rights, there is no explanation they can give, so what comes out is anger. I’m learning a lot about myself and about the show and about human behavior.  It’s pretty unbelievable.”

Not going to lie – It will be sad to see Greco go from the show. His calm and cool confrontation style is what made you both love him and want to punch him in the face. In spite of being a fan-favorite, the truth is people tune in to Cheaters to watch people fight and act foolish – not for Greco’s winning smile.

As promised, the infamous 2003 stabbing scene of Cheaters:

Source: THR

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  1. Come on Cheaters producers , bring back the main man Joey Greco . The show is boring without him and seem really fake ! Joey was the man ! Surely all these negative comments will make you see you have made a proper mistake .

    Joey Greco is the one and only presenter for your show , cool as a cucumber !

    • Pls pls bring Joey back!
      Also Clark Gable should stop mentioning where the ‘hidden’ camera is hidden,its childish and amatuer and will tip off potential cheats when their partners place the camera in their homes.He should also stop being so eager to show the video footage to the ‘suspect’,that should only be done when it is necessary…like when the suspect continues to deny cheating;instead even when there is no denial,Clark ALWAYS brings out the footage immediately….amatuerish!

  2. I thought I was the only one who stopped watching, until I came across this site. Every episode is the same: “Everybody out.. everybody out!” Then at the end “You dont have anything to say to your boy/girlfriend?” [And that's even when the person has been talking throughout] Why is he so darn eager to show the film footage, even when there is no denial? I think homeboy is just too programmed!

  3. Pls pls pls bring back Joey…..Gable is utterly U S E L E S S…..after not watching for long , came back hoping Gable been removed but …AAaaahhhhgggg

  4. Cheaters on here in the UK > Joey is missed and Clark Cable no good as presenter very talentless and an amateur and just loves his own face on TV > Show losing views now as a result, Joey was great cool and calm > bring him back > …………

  5. I can’t believe joey has gone I just turned on the “new” cheaters & I absolutely hate it!!!! It’s soo fake, staged & BORING now & that presenter guy is completely rubbish he couldn’t present or lead a show if his life depended on it I refuse to watch any shows without joey BRING BACK JOEY GRECO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. I hate the new host. BRING BACK JOEY!

  7. I love this show. Although I enjoyed watching Joey and Tommy I think Clark shows more empathy for the client. Keep up the great work.

  8. I absolutely LOVE Clark Gable. He does a wonderful job and interacts well with the client. Keep him on the show.

  9. Do the producers watch the show? Greco is a million times better than Gabel

  10. Cannot believe that some of the comments are in favour of Gable – there is no comparison and Joey needs to be restored a.s.a.p.

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