IIn a comprehensive interview, Kelly Ripa talked about her on-screen chemistry with live co-host Ryan Seacrest.
Kelly, 51, reveals the secret behind ‘good chemistry on screen’ The Wall Street Journal.
The Live with Kelly and Ryan star revealed that she prefers “working with my friends.”
The TV star was able to get on well with Ryan, 47, because the two “have a friendship of over 20 years.”
The Hope & Faith star admitted that she and the American Idol character “trust and admire each other.”
“We engage each other in our deep workplace discussions, which were something new to me,” Kelly concluded.
The Live Stars recently celebrated their fifth anniversary of hosting their talk shows.
After seeing a photo montage of himself with his family, Ryan teared up a bit, laughed, and said, “Actually I can’t speak.
“It kind of makes us every time we see our families here and a happy song like that.”
He admitted: “We are suffocating.”
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“We do, especially you,” Kelly laughed.
The Broad City guest star has promoted her book Live Wire: Long Winded Short Stories with publication.
The TV star originally embarked on writing her book in 2020, but her confidence started to fade the more she started writing things down.
“I have the opposite of impostor syndrome,” said Kelly. “I think because I enjoy doing something because I enjoy reading, I can write a book.”
The All My Children star revealed that she has big plans for herself in the future.
Kelly shared: “My ultimate goal is to get away from the camera.
“Because I really enjoy the creative process behind the scenes more than being in front of the camera.”
It’s not clear when the former series star plans to step back from the ABC show or her other TV projects.
Behind the camera, Kelly is one of Lifetime’s executive producers ripped from the headlines Movie, let’s get physical.
Let’s Get Physical — which stars Kelly’s son Michael, 25 — is set to air on Lifetime on October 15.
Kelly and her husband, Mark Consuelos, 51, share their two sons, Michael and Joaquin Antonio, 19, and daughter Lola Grace, 21.
The couple celebrated their 26th wedding anniversary at the beginning of May.
She paid tribute to her day with a photo of the beloved husband cuddling and calling Mark “the love of my life.”
The two married in a speedy $179 wedding in Las Vegas in 1996.