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Originally posted 11/23/2014 08:00AM
Raising teenagers is a whole new world for Kelly Ripa.
Originally posted 04/03/2013 03:15PM
After nearly 17 years of happy marriage to Mark Consuelos, one thing can still really set off Kelly Ripa.
"I am openly hostile when Mark leaves the toilet seat up," Ripa, 42, told PEOPLE Tuesday at a private dinner in New York to honor her pal, Bravo star Andy Cohen, and his partnership with the retail site Gilt Man. "I don't think you get past the little pet peeves."
"Mark never puts the toilet seat back down, and it irritates me," she continued. "We still fight about it. But it's OK to fight about things. We're secure with each other. I don't feel like if we have an argument, it will be the end of our lives."
Originally posted 02/17/2013 10:00AM
Call it an on-location family vacation.
Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan are taping four episodes of Live in Orlando, but the morning show co-hosts are also making time to embrace their inner children (and their real ones!) at Walt Disney World.
The Live co-hosts spent the day with their families at the park on Saturday, where Ripa rode the Epcot attraction Test Track with her kids Joaquin (next to Ripa), 9, Michael, 15, and Lola, 11.
Originally posted 01/22/2013 06:55PM
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos are living the good life!
The couple have put their N.Y.C. penthouse on the market for a cool $24.5 million, according to real estate site Zillow.
Boasting a spacious rooftop terrace with an outdoor fireplace, the luxurious living space also has a private home gym, outdoor shower, five bedrooms and 4.5 baths.
Originally posted 07/17/2012 12:20PM
Daytime TV's favorite husband just got a little scarier.
Former All My Children star (and Kelly Ripa's doting husband), Mark Consuelos has joined the cast of FX's American Horror Story for season 2, EW.com reports.
Consuelos will play Spivey, a patient admitted to an institution for the criminally insane in the 1960s.
Jessica Lange (who won a Golden Globe for her role as Constance Langdon in the show's debut season), James Cromwell, Joseph Fiennes, Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson, Lily Rabe, Zachary Quinto, Adam Levine, Chloë Sevigny and Lizzie Brochere also are all slated to appear on season 2 of the series.
Originally posted 06/20/2011 04:00PM
Regis Philbin has greeted viewers nearly every weekday morning for the past 28 years, but with his final show only months away, the question still remains: Who will rise to the occasion and take over for TV's veteran talker?
American Idol and radio show host Ryan Seacrest, 36, Bravo personality and exec Andy Cohen, 43, and actor (oh, and Kelly Ripa's husband) Mark Consuelos, 40, are said to be Disney-ABC's top three picks to fill Philbin's shoes when he leaves Live! with Regis and Kelly in November, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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."
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."
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!' "
Originally posted 04/20/2010 08:30AM
Kelly Ripa advised one couple on NBC's The Marriage Ref to get a stripper pole. But Ripa herself needs no such encouragement to spice things up at home – in fact, quite the opposite.
"He actually pays me money to keep my clothes on!" Ripa, 39, joked to PEOPLE of husband Mark Consuelos at the Point Honors benefit on Monday night in New York, which she co-hosted with Bravo's Andy Cohen.
"I'm actually given money to put on a parka. 'Put your parka on! Here's another dollar. Put on that hat!' "
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