Well, this is interesting!
Since Michael Strahan's May exit from Live!, the daytime talk show's fans have been busy speculating potential replacements to sit alongside Kelly Ripa — but few have suggested a new female co-host!
“They are looking at women,” a Live! With Kelly source recently told Us Weekly. The insider additionally revealed producers are considering Sherri Shepherd and Wanda Sykes for the coveted role.
Sherri (left) and Wanda (right). (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Sherri — who previously hosted The View — spoke out on the possibility of her joining the popular show. “I think people would be ready for a woman with Kelly,” she told TMZ in a recent interview. “How about a black woman? I would love to do it."
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Other rumored co-hosts have included Rob Lowe, Regis Philbin, Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper.
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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.