Kelly Ripa Responds to Fan Demand and Adds 3 New Stops to Her Book Tour This Fall

Kelly Ripa is an actress, talk show host and mother, but recently, the Live with Kelly and Ryan star took on a totally new role: author. We've been anxiously awaiting the release of Ripa's first-ever book, Live Wire (which comes out on September 27), and now, Ripa's built the hype even more by announcing a small book tour to go along with the release.

While the tour was originally only supposed to be three stops in New York and New Jersey, the Live host apparently received requests for even more, and she happily obliged. “You asked for it, you got it: we just added three more stops to my book tour for LIVE WIRE!” Ripa wrote in a new Instagram post. “I hope to see you in one of these cities! Head to the link in bio to learn more. Tickets are on sale now! Xx Kelly.”

It seems we weren't the only ones who were excited by the opportunity to meet Ripa.

Fellow celebs filled the comments section of the post, showing their anticipation for the tour. Former Murphy Brown actress Faith Ford wrote, “Awesome!” And news anchor David Muir added, “Look for me in line.”

Of course, Ripa's husband, Mark Consuelos, wasn't going to stay silent. He showed his love in the comments too, writing, “Can’t wait for this interview!!!” (Which he said because he will be joining Ripa on one of her stops, where he will ask her questions about the memoir.)

Ripa first announced the book's release date back in April and shared a photo on Instagram with the caption, “My husband said writing a book is like giving birth. He's never done either. Although it would be like giving birth, if giving birth lasted 18 months. A labor of love nonetheless. Preorder for those who love long winded short stories. Link in Bio. #LiveWireBook.”

The talk show host will be promoting Live Wire along with a few different special guests. She'll begin at the Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank, New Jersey on September 28, where she will be joined by Consuelos. She will then stop at the Symphony Space in New York City on September 29 with Anderson Cooper, followed by a visit to the Theatre at Westbury in Long Island on September 30 with Bethenny Frankel.

Now, she has added stops at the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, Michigan on October 7, the Athenaeum Center for Thought & Culture in Chicago, Illinois on October 8 and the Kentucky Center in Louisville, Kentucky on October 9.

Tickets for the tour are on sale now, and Live Wire can be pre-ordered here.

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