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Eric Stonestreet, Jesse Tyler Ferguson hosting WGAs

By Greg Hernandez

HollywoodNews.com: They have great chemistry as Cam and Mitchell on ABC’s ‘Modern Family’ but what’s also terrific is how funny Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson are together off-screen.

I got to see this first-hand when they emceed the first annual PFLAG gala in LA last October.

Now they have been tapped by the Writers Guild of America to co-host the 2011 Writers Guild Awards West Coast ceremony on Feb. 5 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel-Grand Ballroom.

Last year, their show also took home two Writers Guild Awards for New Series and Episodic Comedy for the series’ pilot.

Joked Eric in a statement: “I am humbled, honored and excited to be asked to host the WGA Awards. I’m also thankful that the WGA has recognized me as an individual apart from my co-star Jesse Tyler Ferguson. I am very fond of Jesse but also very sick of him. Did you know we’re not an actual real couple? And I’m tired of people thinking I can’t exist without him. Anyway, I look forward to a great evening.”

Jesse gives as good as he gets in his statement about the gig: “I am honored to co-host the WGA Awards with Eric. I love Eric so much and any opportunity I have to be around him in the public eye or in private I will jump at. I love that he can’t exist without me. I feel like we are an actual couple sometimes. He doesn’t know it yet but I am having a custom three-legged tux made for us later today. Anyway, I look forward to a great evening. With Eric.”

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About Greg Hernandez

Greg Hernandez has written about the entertainment world for more than a decade. He is a veteran of covering many Academy Awards shows (plus Emmys, Grammys and Golden Globes) as well as film festivals, movie premieres and philanthropic events. Hernandez founded the popular Out In Hollywood blog while a writer and columnist for the "Los Angeles Daily News." He’s also a former staff writer at the "Los Angeles Times" and "The Hollywood Reporter" and has been a contributing writer to "The Advocate." Greg is the founder and editor of Greginhollywood.com

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