Will Live! With Kelly and Jerry soon be coming to a TV near you?
According to a new report, Jerry O'Connell "really wants" to be Kelly Ripa's new Live! co-host!
Kelly and Jerry on Live! in 2012. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
"He's made no secret that he would love to do it. He gets along great with Kelly and they have great chemistry," a source recently told E! News. "He's hopeful. He's having anyone he knows put in a good word."
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Jerry, 42, has recently served as one of Kelly's many guest co-hosts since her former onscreen partner, Michael Strahan, unexpectedly quit the show last April.
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The actor previously spoke out about his hopes of joining Kelly on Live!.
"I would do anything Kelly asked me, legal or illegal," the Stand by Me star told Closer Weekly in an exclusive interview. "I would do illegal things for Kelly that's how much I love her."
"I will tell you I have no idea what they're doing over there on that show, but I will say I will help out Kelly anyway I can. She is the best," Jerry continued.