PHOTOS: How these celeb couples first met Rancic claimed that O' Connell cheated on her with Spice Girl Geri Halliwell (known to the masses as Ginger Spice, or to the scribe as "one of the lesser Spices"). "I went to college with the director of the video [Brett Ratner], and he was like, ' Dude, you have to shoot this for me right now,'" O' Connell recalled.
After she confronted him, the two reconciled until he met his current wife Rebecca Romijn. PHOTOS: Celeb sex confessions "I really thought I had a shot at Mariah Carey.
A fascinated caller asked O' Connell about his reaction to the claims. Literally, I put some gel in my hair, that's what we did in the '90s, and I went down there, and I gotta tell you, it was working. We were drinking champagne and I was thinking, ' This is going to go down.'" Unfortunately, the was dating "a very famous star named Luis Miguel" at the time, O' Connell said.
He was born and raised in New York City, which I think is really important for whoever fills that seat,' she told Entertainment Tonight on Tuesday.
; here she is seen in mid April in NYC People can 'relate' to Jerry: Rebecca continued speaking her husband's praises saying she 'loves watching him and Kelly together' (The pair attended Living On Love's opening night on Broadway in NYC last April)Asked if he had been offered the gig, the blonde said: 'I have no idea.
The news is so new that it just blindsided all of us.
Back in the '90s, the actor was featured in Mimi's "Heartbreaker" music video, which prompted Cohen to ask whether the two kissed "or anything" during their time on set.
PHOTOS: Friendly celebrity exes on Wednesday, O' Connell shared another amazing tidbit about a potential Hollywood conquest: Mariah Carey.
It was a while ago." Click here to see more old photos of Giuliana and Jerry. NREUM