Michael Strahan Shared A Special Message To Kelly Ripa On Live — Even Though She Wasn't There! See What He Said!
Michael Strahan is trying his best to do damage control!
The NFL star turned TV personality pulled a fast one on Kelly Ripa after announcing he would be leaving Live for a full time job on Good Morning America on Tuesday.
And to make matters even more awkward, the 44-year-old hosted Wednesday's show without his perky cohost — because Kelly was so livid she didn't show up to work!
So instead, Strahan addressed his exit sitting alongside Ana Gasteyer, telling the audience:
"I couldn't ask for better fans. On top of that, I've worked with incredible staff here. I'm always here, I'm always available to guest co-host if I get a call, because I consider myself to be a part of this family forever."
Though the Fox NFL Sunday analyst still considers himself part of the Live family, we can't say the same for Ripa — who reportedly won't return to the show until Strahan leaves!
After a cringeworthy hour of a Ripa-less daytime entertainment, Strahan finally mentioned his cohost of four years at the end of the episode.
Noting that Ripa "truly changed" his life, the former athlete said: