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Michael Strahan Admits He Doesn't Miss 'Live!' with Kelly Ripa

Michael Strahan has reportedly opened up about his time away from Live! after announcing his move to Good Morning America.

“I really haven’t missed it,” the 44-year-old former NFL athlete and television personality reportedly told Chelsea Handler on her new show (via E! News). “But I loved it. Don’t get me wrong. I loved it. When you get a break, sometimes you kind of go, ‘Wow, I kind of needed it.’ I needed a break.”

Michael left Live! last month after some drama. His exit from the show blindsided Kelly Ripa, and she was upset over how everything was handled.

Is Rob Lowe Joining 'Live! With Kelly' as Her New Co-Host?

Rob Lowe is reportedly in talks to replace Michael Strahan on Live! With Kelly.

The 52-year-old actor is being considered to co-host alongside Kelly Ripa after also being considered to replace Regis Philbin back in 2012, according to ET.

“I hosted it with Kelly and had the time of my life,” Rob told the outlet, while not confirming the rumors. “I love her … I love being able to talk to an audience every morning like that and just being fun, counter-punching, being silly, and talking about cool stuff.”

Meanwhile, Variety reporter Elizabeth Wagmeister, tweeted, “Despite reports today, we are hearing at @Variety that Rob Lowe is NOT in talks for #LiveWithKelly”

Rob‘s rep had no comment.

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Heidi Klum & Michael Strahan Present On Stage at Billboard Music Awards 2016

Heidi Klum and Michael Strahan present The Weeknd with an award on stage at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards held at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday (May 22) in Las Vegas.

If you missed it, be sure to check out all of the coverage from the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. There were tons of celeb sightings, musical performances, and more throughout the jam-packed night.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Heidi Klum

FYI: Heidi is wearing an Alfredo Villalba dress, Christian Louboutin shoes, and Lorraine Schwartz jewels.

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Patrick Dempsey Suits Up at TAG Heuer Event with Michael Strahan

Patrick Dempsey looks dapper in his suit while attending the TAG Heuer event held at TimeCrafters on Thursday (May 12) in New York City.

The 50-year-old former Grey’s Anatomy actor was joined by former Live! co-host Michael Strahan, who had his final show on Friday morning.

Patrick was killed off of Grey’s at the end of last season and now it seems like his character Derek Shepard’s widow Meredith might have found herself a new McDreamy! Get the spoilers on what happened in the latest episode of season twelve.

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Michael Strahan Says His Goodbye to 'Live!' & Kelly Ripa (Video)

Michael Strahan sits down for his final episode on Live! with Kelly & Michael on Friday morning (May 13) in New York City.

When co-host Kelly Ripa mentioned that it was Michael‘s final show, he joked that he’s not dead.

“I am happy. I am not six feet under. Six feet, five inches above the ground. So I’m happy. It’s another day,” he said.

“This is a moment that I didn’t anticipate being here, at least at this point. But it’s here. And we’re going to enjoy it,” Michael added. “I’m not dying. I’m still in the family. And I’m still available to come back if I’m ever called to co-host. I’m not going anywhere. I’m not gone. So, there we go.”

Michael Strahan’s Final Open – Kelly & Michael (Flashback Friday Farewell)

Things Were Tense Between Kelly Ripa & Michael Strahan During Last Days on Set

  • Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan are apparently still not on good terms – TMZ
  • Is this Teen Mom headed for divorce? – Radar
  • Katie Cassidy shows off her bikini body – Just Jared Jr
  • Is this Hollywood’s hot new couple? – Huffington Post
  • Will Ben Affleck & Jennifer Garner get back together? – DListed
  • Halston Sage shows off her bra through her shirt – Hollywood Tuna
  • Nick Jonas shows off his muscular body – Towleroad

Kelly Ripa Explains Michael Strahan's Early Departure From 'Live'

Kelly Ripa is addressing why Michael Strahan had to depart Live! with Kelly and Michael four months early, after initial reports indicated he would be staying through the summer.

“What we’ve explained…is, ‘Well, if you had asked us, we would have told you, Guys, we need to start looking, because we have summer hiatus, we have vacation time. We need to find people. If we’re going to have this list narrowed down at least to a manageable size by the fall, we need to start now,’” Kelly told People about telling the crew of Live about the situation. Kelly added, “nobody consulted us initially.”

“We just keep doing it one show at a time,” Kelly added. “We always try to remind ourselves it’s never as good as we think it is and it’s never as bad as we think it is. We just keep marching forward. That’s what we’ve done for years. It’s not a formula I invented. This is a formula that Regis [Philbin] created, and we’re sticking to it.”

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