It's hard to imagine the Oscars without its jaw-dropping ending!
Sadly, this meant the comedian couldn't close the show with
This should be interesting!
According to TMZ, Kelly's people told Disney that she would come back if they made it clear her show wasn't going to get canceled — and apparently, management gave Ripa enough of a vote of confidence that she WILL return to film!
Apparently, both Kelly and Michael are also open to him leaving before his scheduled September final show, since each one is a little uncomfortable with the awkward situation surrounding their show up in the air.
Regardless, Kelly's final year of her contract is going to make for some good TV as ABC and Disney figure out how to massage this situation!!
What do U think — are you Team Ripa or Team Strahan?!
[Image via ABC.]