Mark Consuelos has formally stepped into his position as co-host of Kelly Ripa on the brand new Dwelling with Kelly and Mark. After her first day on the job, which was on Monday, Consuelos opened as much as We Weekly on internet hosting the present alongside his spouse. In keeping with him, being on the present with Ripa was like being at residence.
Contemplating they have been married for many years now, it solely is smart that Consuelos would really feel at residence along with his spouse on the discuss present. He talked about taking over the position of Stay co-host, “This present at the moment actually felt like residence. I nonetheless really feel at residence with Kelly however (working) collectively this morning was so good.” He added, “Kelly and I’ve all the time (felt) probably the most (comfy) after we’re collectively and I really feel so fortunate to have the ability to try this each day.”
Whereas Consuelos has solely not too long ago entered the position of Stay co-host, he’s excited to know the place he and Ripa will go subsequent on the present. THE Riverdale alum continued, “I can’t wait to see the place we will go from right here.” Moreover getting the inside track from Consuelos, We Weekly additionally spoke with Ripa concerning the new part of the morning present. She even shared her ideas on how her husband made his first day as an official co-host.
“Mark was wonderful! Higher than I anticipated,” she mentioned. “I stay up for a protracted tv partnership with him.” Ripa, who hosted Stay since 2001, added, “He is a pure and I’ve a sense it’ll be nice for some time.” Consuelos was tasked with filling the seat vacated by former Ripa co-host Ryan Seacrest. In February, Seacrest revealed he was quitting the discuss present with a purpose to focus his time on different initiatives.
“Working alongside Kelly for the previous six years has been a dream job and one of many highlights of my profession,” Seacrest mentioned. “She has been an unbelievable accomplice, buddy and confidante, and whereas we’ll all the time be part of one another’s lives, I’ll miss our mornings collectively. I additionally wish to thank (government producer) Michael Gelman and all of the group and crew – we have created reminiscences that may final a lifetime, met a few of the most wonderful folks and acquired the warmest welcomes within the houses of so many viewers throughout America. It has been a journey memorable and now I am thrilled to move the baton to Kelly’s ‘actual’ husband, Mark.”