This New Year's Eve Jenny McCarthy was not present to host 'Dick Clark's Rockin' New Year's Eve,' and her absence was noticed. Many fans were disappointed that she wasn't on their small screen ringing in the new year. Her reason for not hosting, however, is extremely valid. The decision not to host was seemingly her's. She wanted to spend more time with her husband Donnie Wahlberg instead. McCarthy spent a quiet night in with her family on New Year's Eve.