updated 02/21/2011 AT 1:00 PM ET
•originally published 02/21/2011 AT 1:20 PM ET
“I’m pumped, I’m psyched,” she said when the gig was announced. “Everything about the Oscars is amazing.”
The job will be the “thrill of a lifetime for me,” added the Real Housewives star without a trace of nerves about taking on the tough job of commentating on live television.