Earlier in February, Live host Ryan Seacrest announced his plans to leave the morning talk show as he would be going back to LA to host American Idol. Soon after this, it was revealed that Mark Consuelos would join his wife, Kelly Ripa, as the permanent co-host of the show, which will be rebranded as Live With Kelly and Mark. Consuelos has accompanied the 52-year-old actress several times on the show, but only as a guest or a guest host.

Mark Consuelos, Kelly Ripa, and Ryan Seacrest
Mark Consuelos, Kelly Ripa, and Ryan Seacrest

But this time, he will be joining his wife officially as the co-host of Live. And the Missing actor talked about joining his wife as co-host during the 2023 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

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Mark Consuelos Talks About Working With His Wife

Mark Consuelos and Kelly Ripa met while working on ABC’s soap opera, All My Children. Soon after starring as each other’s love interests, they fell in love. They got married in 1996 and have been happily married since. And the couple will once again share the screen alongside each other, as Mark Consuelos is set to join his wife on Live.

Kelly Ripa and her husband Mark Consuelos
Mark Consuelos with his wife, Kelly Ripa

The Riverdale actor talked about Seacrest’s departure and joining his wife during the 2023 Vanity Fair Oscar Party. Consuelos praised his wife as he said that she makes it look so easy, but it’s not, and “what she does is really really hard.” However, he shared that both of them have “different points of view.”

Despite that, Consuelos is confident and shared that he is not going to be “scared to express” his opinion. “I am not gonna be scared to express them. I never am when I am on that show, and we just have a blast,” he said. The Pine Valley star is happy to join the show and has said that he would try his best to keep the show on track to be one of the most successful talk shows of all time.

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Ryan Seacrest Joins Kelly Ripa And Mark Consuelos at the 2023 Oscars

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos attended the 2023 Oscars on Sunday. The Live host looked gorgeous in a sheer gown, and Consuelos also looked stunning in a black tuxedo with a grey shirt and a black bow tie. The couple was soon joined by the host of Live With Kelly and Ryan, as the trio posed together for pictures.

Mark Consuelos, Kelly Ripa, and Ryan Seacrest at the 2023 Oscars
Mark Consuelos, Kelly Ripa, and Ryan Seacrest at the 2023 Oscars

Although Ryan Seacrest would not join Kelly Ripa as the Live co-host anymore, the two have become very great friends while working together over the years. Ripa even described her co-host as the little brother she never had. Ryan Seacrest will be leaving the talk show in the spring of 2023, after which Mark Consuelos will officially join Kelly Ripa as co-host of Live.

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Source: Access Hollywood

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