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Mark Consuelos Reveals Which Celeb Was the First to Call Him 'Daddy'

Mark Consuelos Reveals Which Celeb Was the First to Call Him 'Daddy'

Mark Consuelos is featured in this new photo shoot for Esquire.com.

Here’s what the 48-year-old Riverdale star had to share with the mag…

On how he became an Internet “Daddy” (thank Andy Cohen for that!): “All this daddy talk, he explains, started 10 years ago, when Consuelos was away shooting, and Ripa was at home with their friend Andy Cohen. ‘During one of my breaks, I called and Andy answered and I asked: “Hey, can you do me a favor? Can you make sure a certain door is locked?” People always forget to lock this door, and I wasn’t home. I was kind of being [a dad.] Andy said, “Sure, OK, daddy.” And that’s where it started, and it stuck. It was pre-whatever daddy represents on Riverdale. It’s hilarious. It’s totally hilarious.’”

On the loss of Luke Perry: “One thing about Luke that always struck me was the way he talked about his life. He had so many good stories, and he saw them as chapters in his life. He recalled them with such fondness, even if it was a shitty time. He always found the wit and humor in these crazy situations. He always found the beauty in it. I knew him for such a short time and he had such an impact on me, and everyone around him. I feel grateful that maybe I was a passage, a page or two, in a chapter of his life.”

His marriage advice after 23 years with Kelly Ripa: “I’m an incredibly slow learner, so I feel like I’m just getting it. Like ‘Oh, this is what you’re supposed to do,’ or, ‘OK, sometimes yes means no.’ After 23 years, I’m just learning that—so no, I don’t think I could give anybody advice. I guess sometimes you see these public marriages end and you wonder, ‘Really? You’re going to quit now? It’s just been a couple of years. Maybe you should try to stick it out.’ It’s kind of great to have a life together with someone. Of course, I’m not supporting staying in a horrible marriage. I’m just saying, if you can, maybe wait until it calms down a little bit. Wait until the magic happens.”

For more from Mark, visit Esquire.com.

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  • YaThink

    I like them both, but my honest feeling about Mark and Kelly is that Kelly truly runs the show. She just tries to make him think he is the driver. But hey, whatever works, works.