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“You’ve gotten divorced”: Kelly Ripa Brought Up Michael Strahan’s Failed Marriage to Shame Him, Boasted Her 25 Years Married Life As Co-Host Left Show

Kelly Ripa is known for her witty personality and sharp tongue, which is why she is considered one of the most fascinating personalities in the media. She has her own charms in her professional life and a near-perfect life with her husband, Mark Consuelos which is still going strong even after 25 years of her marriage.

Kelly Ripa
American TV personality Kelly Ripa

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Even if she has a great marital life, there was a time that the TV host took a subtle jab at her then-Live co-host, Michael Strahan,  by bringing up something insensitive and uncomfortable for the latter.

Kelly Ripa Brought Michael Strahan’s Divorce at Live!

Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan
Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan

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Back in 2016, the Live! host Kelly Ripa brought up a rather uncomfortable topic about her co-host, Michael Strahan – his divorce.

During the opening of the show, the former threw shade on the latter when she was discussing birdnesting, a term used to describe a popular parenting approach where the children stay in one home, while their father and mother take turns every couple of days to live with their kids.

She shared by stating,

“There’s a great article in the paper and I want to get your take on it because I don’t have a take on it. But I want yours. So you’ve gotten divorced.”

The latter’s facial expression was rather puzzled as he never expected his then co-host to bring back such a painful incident of his personal life on Live TV. Even though he was frustrated with Ripa’s approach, he professionally answered the question and shared his opinion on the same.

Michael Strahan is Not a Fan of BirdNesting!

Michael Strahan
Former New York Giants player Michael Strahan at MetLife Stadium (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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The 51-year-old former footballer took his take on the concept of birdnesting referring to an article in The Post on the trend of the approach and stated that he did not like the idea of parents rotating to be with their kids.

Stating about the topic, he shared,

If I’m sharing my house with my ex and she can get in with a key, I’m definitely locking the door.”

A little later, he added,

“If things changed, it’s very important to be happy instead of being miserable together, to be happy by yourself, because your kids are going to pick up on whatever.”

He also mentioned that his former wife has a bigger house in comparison to him, though he did not specify which of his former wife he was talking about at the moment. He got separated from his first wife Wanda Hutchins in 1996, with whom he shares two children, Tanita and Michael.

With his second wife, Jean Muggli, whom he split from in 2006, he shares twin daughters – Sophia and Isabella. This episode happened just a few months before Strahan left the show and was preparing to join Good Morning America.

Source: InsideEdition

Priya Sharma
Priya Sharma

Priya Sharma is an entertainment niche content writer at Animated Times. A Journalism and Mass Communication graduate from the University of Lucknow, she has written nearly 1000 articles on Animated Times and Fandomwire combined and holds experience in event management too. She has a healthy(?) obsession with the Hallyu culture and is also exploring anime as well. When not working, she indulges herself in binge-watching K-dramas, playing Ukulele, and trying to seek the attention of her cute buddy, Shiro.

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