It’s official! Kelly Ripa’s new morning show co-host is former New York Giants lineman, Michael Strahan.
Strahan made his official debut on Live with Kelly and Michael on Tuesday morning, confirming rumors that he was tapped to replace Regis Philbin.
“We finally have our new guy. That’s right I said guy,” Ripa said on the show today as she introduced the former NFL all-star. ” It’s an exciting morning.”
“I’m speechless,” Strahan said. “I adore you. I am so happy to be here and be a part of this. You know how they say it’s a dream come true? I truly can’t say I even dreamed this.”
Strahan replaces Philbin who left the show in November 2011 after 28 years.
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