Michael Strahan Sounds Really Surprised That He And Kelly Ripa Aren't Friends
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Michael Strahan must be living in a parallel universe, because for some odd reason, he’s under the impression that he and Kelly Ripa should still be friends.
In a new interview with People, the former NFL player and former “Live With Kelly and Michael” co-host opened up about leaving the show, but conveniently left out the part where he blindsided Ripa with his announcement before going public with it. Ripa, hurt by the news, then refused to show up to work.
“I wasn’t surprised by her reaction at all, but I can’t control somebody else’s actions,” Strahan said. “I was there four years, and it’s about more than just being in front of the camera.”
While his decision to leave Ripa in the dark was made with a few other execs, the 44-year-old now seems upset that the split painted him as the one in the wrong (hint: he was).
“Toward the end of it all, we didn’t really communicate that much,” Strahan said. “I kinda looked at it like, ‘It was what it was.’ I come from a business
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