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Kelly Ripa Introduces Michael Strahan As New Live! Co-Host

Tuesday morning Kelly Ripa introduced former NFL star Michael Strahan as her new co-host to replace Regis Philbin on the long-running show Live!.

“Nine months and I am about to give birth to my new co-host,” Ripa said to laughter and applause. “We had 200 shows. we’ve had almost 60 co-hosts,” she continued. “We finally have our new guy. That’s right, I said guy.”

After a lengthy thank-you to the fans for sticking with the show throughout this process, Ripa made the big announcement: “It gives me great pleasure to introduce to you the newest member of our Live! family. We are honored to have him here. Michael Strahan!”

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