Woman who gave the world the eternal classic "Half-Breed" says that Republican era "almost killed her."
Really, I've gotten to the point where I find it impossible to not be amused by this sort of thing. They're famous because they are good-looking, have some marketable talent and/or can deliver lines. It doesn't translate well to anything else, apart from television journalism.
They just have to look good, they don't have to be clear.