Kelly Ripa Returns to 'Live,' Congratulates Michael Strahan on 'GMA' Job

The talk show host also addressed her recent absence from the "Live" stage, explaining that she took some time to gain perspective.
4:19 | 04/26/16

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Transcript for Kelly Ripa Returns to 'Live,' Congratulates Michael Strahan on 'GMA' Job
Okay. And yeah. And guys and our long national nightmare is don't. Yeah now please please these. I'm not I would be completely out of I'm fairly certain that they are trained professional snipers with tranquilizer dart and hit my drift. Too far off mashed sales. I first want that honestly sincerely thank you for welcoming me back to that shop. Yeah. Additional support to this this dark time has been really overwhelming. I really I need a couple of days to gather my thoughts after 26 years with this company. I earn the right. And let's be honest I know half have you called in sick to be here's a week at each other. In that time I gain some perspective. I only speak from the heart I didn't want to come out here and just like eight something I might Rick rang up. Still what transpired fell over the course of a few days has being. Extraordinary. In the sense that it started a much greater conversation. About communication. And consideration. And most importantly. Leaks back. In the workplace. I he's better than just the workplace this is my second home. This is a place that I devoted myself to not just because have you our loyal viewers. But because of all of the producers and the crew who work on the show we have an incredible team we are incredibly devoted to one another week. Are scanned my. Apologies have been meat and the best thing to come out of all of this you guys. Is that our parent company has assured me that lives. Is a priority. Or. Guys come down they didn't say anything about Christmas bonuses. But there is a commitment to the shelves and that the people that work here. And most importantly TU that viewers who have watch us every cave for thirty years. I am thrilled for Michael I am thrilled for yet. This is ending tremendous opportunity and I couldn't be. And weak couldn't be prouder of him. And everything we accomplished. Back to Michelle this and her email. It's supposed to be entertained he. So let's get back to what we do best and start Michelle how. Incidentally I just want to say one thing. My dad who was a bus driver for thirty years things were all crazy. Okay. I'm I don't like I'm saying is I'm still happy you're back us cam on the undervalued. This show you love the fans who love the staff. I love you. And I am so happy here because you brought me here I'll woody Gelman in this show had. This isn't isn't in transforming for me and then I. No they still lives on because you are the queen of warning filling out. The best fit the myth of entertainment I'm. Yeah instead. Really until we're real clean had Gary and yeah.

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