The Historical past Channel actually is aware of the best way to choose ‘em, they usually actually knocked it out of the park with American Pickers. There’s one thing so satisfying about seeing Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz journey the nation and share their huge information of antiques — all whereas “choosing” by means of numerous outbuildings and warehouses. You by no means know what they’re going to seek out, however you do know you’re going to be entertained your entire time they’re searching for it.
In fact, Mike and Frank are nice, however we will’t overlook Danielle Colby when itemizing our favourite American Pickers personalities! Within the present, Danielle holds the fort at Vintage Archaeology (Mike’s base of operations). These days, there have been some rumors that Danielle is leaving American Pickers. Right here’s what we all know.
Why did Danielle Colby depart ‘American Pickers’?
It’s a bit difficult to get essentially the most up-to-date data concerning the forged of American Pickers, just because they’re not precisely in a position to movie proper now as a result of pandemic. That being mentioned, there was no official announcement that Danielle is leaving the present, and her IMDb profile lists American Pickers episodes that includes her by means of 2020. No less than as of proper now, you’ll be able to nonetheless relaxation assured that Danielle is a serious participant on the present.
Nonetheless, judging by her posts on Instagram, Danielle could now not be working at Vintage Archaeology. It seems as if she is at the moment dwelling in Puerto Rico. However her Instagram deal with consists of “americanpicker” in it, and she or he nonetheless posts American Pickers-related materials on social media.
For anybody who doesn’t know, Danielle and Mike truly go means again. In a 2010 interview, she revealed that she and Mike had been buddies for practically 10 years earlier than manufacturing on the present even started. Throughout a Q&A session (additionally in 2010), Mike revealed why he selected to incorporate Danielle on the present:
“[W]hen we offered the present to Historical past I wanted to rent anyone that did what I did, that did what we did with the analysis and dissecting issues so far as the place we had been gonna go and I requested her to do it, and she or he’s like, ‘Are you guys nuts?!?’ And it labored out very well,” he mentioned.
“I noticed what she was able to, and she or he’s acquired the sting, she’s acquired the look. One factor I wished after I employed her and I knew she was going to be on digital camera, I wished somebody that didn’t seem like they might work in any vintage store as a result of I wished our present to be checked out another way. I wished individuals to take a look at antiques like they’re enjoyable, they’re rad, they’re killer, they’re superior. I wished individuals to know that they didn’t need to have a blue blazer and ten cats to be an vintage supplier.”
Mission completed, proper? Even whereas working for American Pickers, Danielle has remained tremendous lively together with her different hobbies and jobs, which embody amassing and restoring classic burlesque and strip tease costumes, practising circus arts, and dancing herself. She additionally collaborates with Barks of Hope, a corporation working to rescue animals in Puerto Rico. For sure, she’s a really busy individual — and the fellows on American Pickers maintain her even busier.