If you're following the interminable Kelly Ripa cohost selection process, then you know this thing is still going on. Damn, it's lasted longer than Jessica Simpson's pregnancy! Kelly has had more dates with suitors eager for fame than a blonde chick gets in all seasons of The Bachelorette. There's been Nick Lachey, Neil Patrick Harris, Kevin Jonas, Pat Kiernan ... but word has it that it's come down to three lucky frontrunners: football player Michael Strahan, singer Josh Groban, and Saturday Night Live alum Seth Meyers. So guess who it's looking like is getting the Live With Kelly rose?
Live from the gossip reports ... it's Seth Meyers!!! Yep, word has it that Seth is the favorite to be named as permanent replacement for Regis Philbin. He starts a five-day tryout period on Monday. So, if Seth is your man, that's the week to tune in and make your daytime crush known.
Many people seem to think the job should go to Michael Strahan -- that he and Kelly have the best chemistry. Can I tell you a secret? Shh? I work during the day so I hardly EVER see this show. In fact, I haven't seen it since Reg was on it, and I don't even know what year that was. And I think I saw it by accident. I was kind of rooting for Pat Kiernan though, since I've been a fan of the local New York 1 anchor. And he seems to want it soooooo bad.
But a lot of people still love and watch the show, and they're probably getting a little antsy with all of this tryout stuff. The permanent cohost will start in September, so time's a wastin', people!
I think Seth would be a good choice. I've always liked him on SNL, and Kelly has a similar energy to Amy Poehler, and Seth and Amy made a great SNL news team. Plus, Seth isn't too hard on the eyes, know what I'm sayin'?
Who do you think should be Kelly's cohost?
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