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After it was announced yesterday that Michael Strahan was leaving “Live with Kelly and Michael” to take on a full-time role at “Good Morning America,” the NFL Hall of Famer took some time out on this morning’s show to share an emotional message with his fans.
“I’ve been in the news lately he started, as he bantered with guest host Actress Ana Gasteyer who was filling for co-host Kelly Ripa, “I am leaving this show.” after some boos, Strahan stressed that he’s not leaving ABC.“It’s the same channel,” he said, and joked that he “was reading some stuff and it sounded like I died.”
At the end of the hour, Strahan went out of his way to thank Ripa, saying, “Kelly, I thank you, I love you.”
The 44-year-old will make the official shift from “Live” to “GMA” in September. “Live” will then start the search for a new co-host when the new season begins.