(WKRG) — “The Kelly Clarkson Show” debuts Monday, September 9 with Dwayne Johnson as the first guest. Johnson reportedly returned early from his honeymoon in Kauai to step in for his pal Kevin Hart, who was originally scheduled to appear as a guest on the first episode of Kelly Clarkson’s new syndicated daytime talk show, which taped on Tuesday, September 3.
Hart was injured in a car accident on Sunday, September 1, when the 1970 Plymouth Barracuda he was a passenger in went off Mulholland Highway and rolled down an embankment. Johnson, who starred with Hart in films “Central Intelligence” and two “Jumanji” movies, stepped in for Hart. Johnson will appear on the first episode of “The Kelly Clarkson Show” airing Monday, September 9 on WKRG News 5 and the Gulf Coast CW.