PEOPLE can exclusively reveal that The Real Housewives of Atlanta star is joining the E! show as a 2016 special co-host.
Leakes makes her debut in her new role on Monday for the show's Golden Globes special. She'll be joining Melissa Rivers, Giuliana Rancic, Brad Goreski and previously announced 2016 special co-host Margaret Cho.
Leakes, 48, has appeared on the show off and on since 2013, most recently for the 2015 Emmys special. Darrell Miller of Fox Rothschild LLP repped Leakes for the Fashion Police deal. She is also repped by manager Steven Grossman at Untitled Entertainment as well as ICM.
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She recently celebrated her role in Chicago on Broadway, with Instagram photo captioned, "I did it!"
Fashion Police returns Monday at 8 p.m. ET on E!