Bravo’s Andy Cohen is not happy that Michael Strahan surprised his best friend, Kelly Ripa, with the news that he’s leaving ‘Live With Kelly & Michael’. Andy took to his radio show to slam Michael for doing her wrong, and for what he sees as his lame new gig!
Don’t mess with Andy Cohen‘s friends! The Watch What Happens Live host talked about the Michael Strahan and Kelly Ripa situation on his SiriusXM show, Radio Andy on April 25, and he’s 100% Team Kelly. To Andy, Michael’s making a huge mistake by leaving Live With Kelly & Michael, and he’s seriously going to regret his new GMA job!
“When you look at Kelly and Michael, they have such great chemistry. Looking at this, it just seems like a premature end to a great relationship,” Andy said on his radio show. “The thing that nobody’s talking about is, to me the job of co-hosting Live is the greatest job in TV. And she’s so good at it, and he’s been so good at it. But it’s a job that you take, and you take it for life…you keep that job, you don’t go anywhere. He’s hosting Live with Kelly & Michael [for 15 years]. His name is in the title! You can host and still do other things twice a week. He left and went to GMA to be one of five people sitting at that eroded anchor desk. It’s like 18 c0-anchors.”
Wow! Andy really didn’t hold back while criticizing Michael. He’s best friends with Kelly, so he’s very concerned about anything that would cause her distress. “I can’t say this went down in the best way,” he said on his radio show. But it also seems like he’s worried that Michael’s making a huge mistake.
“What happens if the ratings don’t pick up? What’s going to happen to this sweet man? Because by then [Kelly will] have a new co-host,” Andy said. “I don’t know, I just don’t see how you leave the greatest job in TV to be one of five people. I just think she had this great relationship on TV, and it was a big bad breakup.”
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