Biography Michael Strahan was born Michael Anthony Strahan on November 21, 1971, in Houston, Texas to his parents; Louise and Gene Willie Strahan. Michael Strahan sent everyone's jaws to the floor when he announced in April 2016 that he was leaving the daytime talk show Live! This is a place that I devoted myself to, not just because of you our loyal viewers, but because of all of the producers and the crew who work on this show. While all of the drama was unfolding backstage, multiple reports leaked to the press alleging Ripa and Strahan didn't get along. According to , the company delivered on its word by promoting Ripa to executive producer. Ways With the Audience: During the introduction of the show that Fred Savage co-hosted with Kelly on May 23, he couldn't help but gush about how amazing their fans are. Kelly then talked about the latest divorce trend of birdnesting, where kids of divorce live in one home and their parents rotate in and out. Almost immediately after Strahan's exit went public, word got out that Ripa felt by Strahan and Disney over the way they delivered the news to her.
And yet, no previous mention of the absence was made, not even during the Tuesday show. I kinda looked at it like, 'It was what it was. Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan's tumultuous history has taken another turn. In her arms, though, she was carrying a copy of a Malcolm Gladwell book called David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants. News of his departure enraged co-host Kelly Ripa and launched one of the biggest scandals daytime television had seen in years. Strahan was allegedly peeved when Cohen, a longtime Ripa pal, criticized his exit on his in April 2016. With Kelly and Michael in April, hasn't been afraid to express her distaste for the decision.
She complained that Strahan ought to have had the decency to inform her forward of time. Now Strahan is hosting a reunion of the show that made Ripa a daytime star. Michael Strahan is a retired Ameican football player turned media personality. And she's so good at it and he was so good at it, but it's a job that you take and you take it for life. The following day, she brought up. This way, Michael gets his Summer off and Live! She did not know the purpose of the meeting. Some of the aren't in contention for the job, like , who joins Ripa Monday, and David Muir, who joins her Thursday.
In September 2016, Strahan confirmed that his relationship with Ripa by the ordeal. Ripa was said to be very angry, adding that the news of his departure was not properly communicated to her. We have an incredible staff. Then, he gave Ripa a hug and a kiss. There was obvious on-screen tension between the two as Strahan apologized. Her cohost seat was filled by actress Ana Gasteyer, while Strahan had to address his departure from the show without his colleague by his side.
Kelly's Speaks Out: During an interview with following Michael's departure, Kelly explained why his decision to leave affected more than just her. Strahan Tells Ripa Ripa, who was evidently in the dark about Strahan's departure, waited for 20 minutes in the meeting. He's a smart guy and will be sitting next to some of the best journalists in the world … The producers aren't in any rush. As the former football player reveals, despite four years of co-hosting a daily talk show, he and Ripa are no longer in touch. He loves working with Sara and the new team and is very happy being there. They're like, 'Oh well, I'm a Sagittarius and I think I'm pretty good. I learned a lot from her, though.
The tall and athletic built teenager, who at this time was living with his uncle, Arthur Strahan, a professional footballer at the time, played just one season of high school football before earning a scholarship to play at Texas Southern University in Houston. Live with Kelly and Michael Wraps The paper said Ripa was called into a meeting after the show ended on Tuesday. The clip may be unavailable, but the title that remains says it all. In an interview for Time magazine's upcoming Feb. Even worse, Ripa reportedly felt personally stabbed in the back by Strahan for not giving her a heads up. Strahan was named in the First Team All-Southwestern Athletic Conference as well as its Player of the Year for the second year running. How did it all go down? I was so new to all of this, and if it weren't for her and it weren't for Michael Gelman and the staff there that really boosted me up and made me look a lot better than I really am, I never would have had a chance to be here and I'm grateful that I'm here.
She also thanked fans, congratulated Michael Strahan on his job, and reassured everyone that Live! They've got a deep bench to cover breaking news. According to , Ripa allegedly bullied Strahan and was jealous of all the attention he had received since joining Live! This would be one of her first public appearances since that she had survived emergency heart surgery in October. Strahan also received a framed photo of himself and Ripa in shorts. And what kind of mess did it create? Susan Lucci attends the The Paley Honors: Celebrating Women In Television event at Cipriani Wall Street on May 17, 2017 in New York City. Want stories like these delivered straight to your phone? Kelly took a week off work after feeling.
In February 2014, he elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Just in the nick of time! Ripa reportedly maintained radio silence until April 22, 2016, when she to staffers saying she'd return to work April 26, 2016, following her pre-scheduled vacation to celebrate her 20th anniversary. You can spend 15 years here and make serious bank, by the way. It's like her royal court. She's been at that job for 15 years.