Kelly Ripa Is Going on a Book Tour This Fall (and Fellow Celebs Are Getting Excited)
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.
“Equal parts thrilled and nervous to announce my book tour for LIVE WIRE! this fall,” Ripa wrote in the caption of a recent Instagram post. “A BOOK TOUR! Imagine that. I’ll be joined by some riveting, not to mention sexy guests so head to the link in bio to learn more. Tickets go on sale Friday. Can’t wait to see you. 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 book, as well as the tour. Talk show host and pal of Ripa's, Andy Cohen, must have gotten an early preview of the book, because he wrote, “THIS BOOK IS FANTASTIC!!!!!” Meanwhile, other celebs seemed like they might get tickets for the tour, like Lisa Rinna, who typed a series of heart emojis and said, “YES PLEASE!!!!!”
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!!!!”
While it's unclear what special guests will be featured on the Live host's tour, we think it's fair to say that Consuelos will likely make an appearance at one of the stops.
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 promote Live Wire by heading to the Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank, New Jersey on September 28. She will then stop at the Symphony Space in New York City on September 29, followed by a visit to the Theatre at Westbury in Long Island on September 30.
Don't mind us while we go book our tickets.
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