Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan’s Most Awkward Moments on ‘Live,’ From Audience Boos to Contract Negotiation Jokes

Now this is good TV! When Kelly Ripa returned to Live after a four-day hiatus following Michael Strahan’s announcement that he was leaving the morning show for Good Morning America, the effervescent host declared, “Our long national nightmare is over.” But was it? 

Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan
Ripa and Strahan on ‘Live With Kelly and Michael’ Dave Steele/Disney-ABC via Getty Images

In the weeks that have followed, the Emmy-winning cohosts have shared more than a few awkward exchanges on camera. Us Weekly Video has rounded up the delightfully cringeworthy moments for your viewing pleasure. From the audience booing Strahan when he announced his May 13 departure date, to Ripa casually bringing up her cohost’s divorces, relive all the shady moments in the video above.

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