She's famous for co-hosting ABC's The View from 2007 to 2014.
But even Sherri Shepherd sometimes needs a bit of a helping hand to move higher up the celebrity ladder.
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On Sunday, the TV personality was at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport from where she posted a short video to her Instagram explaining she'd pretended to be Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer to get into the Delta Sky Club.
In the clip, she speaks quietly into her cell phone as she holds it close to her face as the hum of people talking can be heard in the background.
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She records it as a video message to Spencer, who on Sunday was actually at the Academy Awards in Hollywood.
'Octavia, I am in the VIP lounge in the airport in New Orleans,' Shepherd said.
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'This guy is being really loud. He wants to know why I haven’t been nominated for another Oscar this year and now everybody here is wondering why I haven’t also been nominated for another Oscar.'
The 51-year-old went on: 'People are telling me how much they love me in Hidden Figures and The Help. They think that I am...