In November, has reported that CNN was cutting down on drinking both on and off-camera during its New Year’s Eve programming. Seacrest, the longtime host of ABC’s Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, told that he commends the network’s decision.
Seacrest, who said he and other ABC stars won’t imbibe until after 1:05 a.m., admitted that viewers may not agree with CNN’s choice to discourage alcohol consumption among its anchors and, in fact, probably “wish they would drink more.”
Last year, Cohen, 54, who said he was “overserved,”
Seacrest told that the New Year’s Eve Live hosts “had something to say about my show at one point,” likely referring to the now-infamous incident. The host added that he doesn’t “think they would say what they said about our performers if they weren’t drinking.”
The Watch What Happens Live host — who said that his comment about Seacrest was the “only thing that I regret saying” on New Year’s Eve last year — isn’t ready to give up his boozy tradition just yet.