‘Live’ Kelly Ripa Uses The ‘R-Word’ Again

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Live with Kelly and Mark host, Kelly Ripa chatted with Ryan Seacrest again. Of course, these two can’t seem to get over the fact that he no longer works with her on the morning talk show. Unfortunately, she talked about retirement again. Quite frankly, some fans grow tired of her using the R-word.  So, will she finally bite the bullet and go off quietly into the sunset? Read on to find out what she said.

Live Kelly Ripa And Ryan Seacrest Get Together Again

After Ryan departed to dedicate himself to American Idol, talk show fans thought that he wouldn’t be back on the talk show again. After all, he also took on  Wheel of Fortune. However, he already returned a number of times. Most recently, he stepped up on the set on the same day that Brian Austin Green appeared. This week, he didn’t go back to the talk show, but he spent a lot of time talking with Mark’s wife on her podcast, Let’s Talk Off Camera. You can listen to it near the end of this article.

Ryan Seacrest and Kelly Ripa from Live with Kelly and Ryan, ABC Sourced from YouTube
Ryan Seacrest and Kelly Ripa from Live with Kelly and Ryan, ABC
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Live with Kelly and Mark fans heard the two experts in their field talk about the demands of the job. Kelly Ripa asked him how he enjoyed taking a summer break. Well, he said that he never imagined how good a break could be. In fact, he could go on a permanent “vacation” without a problem. in the episode, they talked about working on the show, and about his new gig with Wheel of Fortune. Then they chatted about American Idol. Seacrest Studios, and retirement.

Live Kelly Ripa Talks About Retirement Again

Mark Consuleos claimed that his wife is thinking about retiring, but it’s not going to happen soon. She also mentioned that she thinks about it, but the Live talk show is what she knows. So, everyone got used to the idea, that for now, it’s off the table. However, it seems that might not be the case. Ever since she joked about retirement, the subject keeps on recurring. Clearly, she really has it on her mind.

'Live's Kelly Ripa Uses The 'R-Word' Again Talks With Ryan Seacrest - Twitter
‘Live’s Kelly Ripa Uses The ‘R-Word’ Again Talks With Ryan Seacrest – Twitter

Kelly Ripa asked Ryan Seacrest, “Do you ever contemplate retiring? Because I contemplate it constantly.” Well, he asked her right back about retirement, and she admitted, “I’m so close.” The Sun reported on the podcast and they noted, “she keeps adding more to her plate because she’ll never be able to retire fully and ‘has to keep her foot in something.” Additionally, she didn’t deny wanting to leave the morning talk show.

The R-Word Crops Up for the Umpteenth Time

By now, it probably wouldn’t surprise fans of Kelly Ripa if the Live with Kelly and Mark host just left the show. How many times does it take for people to get the message that she’s tired? What started off as a joke about winning the lottery and retiring seems to become a semi-permanent feature of many of her conversations.

Are you shocked that after Mark Consuelos and Kelly Ripa both suggested retirement is some time away, she used the R-word again? Do you wish she would just stop talking about it? Or, should she just get on with taking a lifetime break? After all, it clearly sits uppermost in her mind. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below. And, come back here often for more updates about the host of Live! with Kelly and Mark. 

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