Kelly Ripa Shares Relatable Excerpt From Her Book: Her Kids ‘Would Call Postmates First and Then 911’

Before Kelly Ripa’s new book Live Wire hits bookshelves (pssst, it officially comes out on September 27), the daytime talk show host is sharing a small excerpt with her followers on social media.

On Instagram, the Live with Kelly and Ryan host decided to post a small quote from her upcoming book. In the short snippet, Ripa explained how difficult it is to be a parent, especially in the digital age. She wrote in the caption, “EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it. Parenting while working: The juggle is real.”

Ripa poked fun at her three children—Joaquin (19), Lola (21) and Michael (25)—and how they would likely respond in an emergency. The quote read: “My kids wouldn’t notice I needed help until they were hungry or needed money and even then, I’m certain they would call Postmates first and then 911.” (#Priorities)

In the comments section, fans revealed that they’re genuinely excited to read more of the book. One person wrote, “SIS!!!!!! CANNOT WAIT FOR YOUR BOOK!!!!!!!” with a pink heart emoji. Another said, “Girl I can relate [laughing emoji] Can’t wait to read.” 

Even her husband, Mark Consuelos, had to show his love in the comments, writing, “Let’s go!!!”

Earlier this month, Ripa announced that she is going on a small book tour to celebrate the official release. Alongside a picture of her book cover and tour dates, she wrote in the caption, “Equal parts thrilled and nervous to announce my book tour for LIVE WIRE! this fall. 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.”

Of course, we’re securing our copy as we speak.

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