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Danica Patrick Will Be The First Woman To Host The ESPYs

Danica patrick will be first woman to host epsys
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May. 23 2018, Updated 5:15 p.m. ET

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Danica Patrick will be the first female host of the EPSY Awards! She announced the big news to Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show.

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"I have a thing for doing things for the first time as a woman," Danica said on Tuesday night. "So I'm going to be the first woman to host the ESPYs."

Arrivals at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles
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"You'll be fantastic," Jimmy told the pro race car driver. Danica made a name for herself by being the first (and only, as of now) woman to win an IndyCar Series race.

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Arrivals at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles
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"Oh, my God, I need some advice, talk to me," she joked with the TV host. Jimmy's hosted not only the Tonight Show but the Emmys and the Golden Globes, too.

Arrivals at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles
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Previous hosts of the EPSYs include legendary quarterback Peyton Manning, WWE star John Cena, and even rapper Drake and actor Jon Hamm. Danica has some big shoes to fill!

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Arrivals at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles
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She will likely attend the big event with her boyfriend, fellow sports legend Aaron Rodgers, whom she began dating not long after his split from actress Olivia Munn

Arrivals at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles
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What do you think about Danica being the first female host of the EPSYs? Let us know in the comments! 

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