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Nicolas Cage's Ghost Rider Inspiration: His Cobra | Nicolas Cage

Nicolas Cage's Ghost Rider Inspiration: His Cobra

Originally posted 03/28/2012 03:55PM

To play Ghost Rider, the vigilante antihero whose head is a flaming skull, Nicolas Cage looked to source material that was close to home.

"When you're playing something that's completely outside of your reference point, who you want to project as kind of like a bad dream, something enigmatic, something you don't understand, you have to look at other sources to inspire the body language," Cage told Kelly Ripa and Josh Groban on Live! With Kelly last month.

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Nick Says He'll Coach Vanessa in the Delivery Room | Kelly Ripa, Nick Lachey

Nick Lachey Says He'll Coach Vanessa in the Delivery Room

Originally posted 03/06/2012 09:45AM

Nick Lachey revealed the news that he and wife Vanessa Lachey are expecting their first child on Live! With Kelly Monday morning.

And when he returned to co-host with Ripa on Tuesday, the excited dad-to-be kept the baby talk going.

Asked if he'll be coaching Vanessa, 31, in the delivery room, Lachey, 38, outlined his game plan.

"I've been told – because that's what happens now, I'm told things – that it's going to be a waist-up situation, if you know what I mean," said Lachey.

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Regis Philbin: 'I'm Going Out a Pretty Proud and Happy Guy'

Originally posted 11/19/2011 09:30AM



"Some people ask, 'Why has the show stayed on so long?' " Regis Philbin said on his final broadcast of Live! with Regis and Kelly Friday. "People tell me why they watch it ... because it makes them feel better. And it can't get any better than that. It makes them happy. "

After 28 years on Live!, Regis Philbin signed off for the final time Friday in front of a studio audience filled with family, friends and celebrities, as well as a nationwide TV viewership.

"Every morning, I'll think about this," he told co-host Kelly Ripa as they walked down the hallway to the studio for their final show together. "Thank you for everything," said a teary Ripa as they embraced before the show. "I love you."

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Kelly Ripa Plays Bridal Consultant on Say Yes to the Dress

Originally posted 10/06/2011 07:15PM



What could be more daunting than shopping for the perfect wedding dress?

Having to do it for someone else.

That's what Kelly Ripa found out when she got the chance to play bridal consultant for a day – a job she's always wanted to try out – on Say Yes to the Dress.

"I'm terrified!" the Live with Regis and Kelly co-host says in PEOPLE's exclusive sneak peek at the new season of the Kleinfeld bridal reality show.

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Regis Philbin Caps Career with Another Daytime Emmy

Regis Philbin Caps Career with Another Daytime Emmy

Originally posted 06/20/2011 07:00AM

Regis Philbin, who is leaving Live! with Regis & Kelly in November, picked up a Daytime Emmy Award for best talk-show host Sunday, an honor he shared with co-host Kelly Ripa and Dr. Mehmet Oz of The Dr. Oz Show.

It was the fifth Daytime Emmy for Philbin, 79, following two wins in 2001 (best game-show host and talk-show host), one in 2006, and a lifetime achievement award in 2008.

Philbin has never won for best talk show, and he and Ripa came up short again this year, as The Ellen Degeneres Show won that award for the sixth time.

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Kelly Ripa 'Heart Sick' over All My Children Cancelation | Kelly Ripa

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Kelly Ripa 'Heart Sick' over All My Children Cancelation

Originally posted 04/15/2011 10:25AM

For Kelly Ripa, the cancelation of All My Children is like a death in the family.

"All My Children was more than a job," the actress said in a statement Thursday. "It was my family. It was there that I met my husband; it was there when my first two children were born; it was there where I met many of my life-long friends."

Continued Ripa: "It was the greatest training ground ever. I feel heart sick."

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VIDEO: Will Kelly Ripa Steal a Pumpkin This Halloween?

Originally posted 10/14/2010 10:05AM



Is Kelly Ripa the great pumpkin … thief? At the Hamptons International Film Festival last weekend, the talk-show hostess, 40, tells In the Mixx that there are pumpkins growing in a field near her home – and she's tempted to go take one for herself.

"I said to [husband] Mark [Consuelos], 'What would happen if I ran into that field and just took a pumpkin?' " Ripa said. "I'm not going to do it, obviously, but there's a piece of me that's … desperate to find out what would happen if I ran in and grabbed a pumpkin."

Kids, hide your jack-o'-lanterns!

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Kelly Ripa Loves Date Night and 'a Little Bump and Tickle'

Kelly Ripa Loves Date Night and 'a Little Bump and Tickle'

Originally posted 10/06/2010 12:00PM

Sounds like Julianne Moore needs to chat with Kelly Ripa about the wonders of date night.

While Moore finds such evenings all but impossible to schedule, Ripa tells Good Housekeeping that quality time with husband Mark Consuelos isn't optional – and often leads to a little hanky-panky.

"Sometimes we'll put the kids to bed early and watch Jersey Shore on DVR," Ripa says in the magazine's November issue. "It can be that simple, just the two of us, alone, one day a week, for dinner and hijinks … a little bump and tickle. Woo-hoo! I'm 40. I can say that now."

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Gwyneth Paltrow and Kelly Ripa's Little Equestrians | Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos

Gwyneth Paltrow and Kelly Ripa's Little Equestrians

Originally posted 09/06/2010 11:10AM

A parade of celebrity kids took the reins at the 35th Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show in Bridgehampton, New York, which concluded on Sunday.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's 6-year-old daughter Apple rode in Leadline – the division for the show's littlest riders – while Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos's 9-year-old Lola rode in some more advanced divisions and jumping classes.

"She really had a lot of fun," the proud dad told PEOPLE at the show on Sunday. Lola and her pony, Dawn's Early Light, scored two second place ribbons, one third and one ninth in their classes.

"I'm in charge of the shoe shining," Conseulos added. "Kelly does the ribbons."

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Kelly Ripa Tries to Tell Her Teenage Son That She's Cool | Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos

Kelly Ripa Tries to Tell Her Teenage Son That She's Cool

Originally posted 06/29/2010 09:30AM

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos might have their love life in order, but when it comes to raising their teenage son, they need all the help they can get.

"I read all of these books on teenagers, and they tell you all these things that are going to happen, and it all happened," Ripa, 39, told PEOPLE at Monday night's 10th Annual Trevor New York Summer Gala, benefiting gay youth crisis prevention. "They become surly. They lock themselves in their room. Everything [the parents] do is embarrassing."

She adds with a laugh: "I keep telling him, 'As far as parents go, we're the bomb! The coolest parents ever!' "

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