Let's Talk Off Camera with Kelly Ripa

Kelly Ripa

This is the show that goes on in my head, when the cameras stop rolling. I get to ask the questions that I really want to know and talk to friends and experts about the topics I really want to discuss. It's unfiltered, often unhinged...it's Let's Talk Off Camera with Kelly Ripa. read less

Our Editor's Take

Let's Talk Off Camera with Kelly Ripa allows the famous talk show host to be her authentic self. Fans of Kelly Ripa might associate her with her notable celebrity interviews. She had a conversation with Michelle Obama in the final weeks of the 2012 election season. She also invited Dr. Jill Biden and Dr. Anthony Fauci to her show during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Those same fans might also recognize Kelly as a well-dressed, serious host. She is charming and captivating, but always composed. In her podcast, Kelly speaks her mind in full. There is no script or self-censorship, and her celebrity guests join in the fun.

Kelly spent decades hosting the popular morning show LIVE! She hosted alongside people like Regis Philbin and Michael Strahan. Her husband Mark Consuelos replaced Ryan Seacrest as cohost in 2023. During that time, she interviewed hundreds of experts, public personalities, and politicians. She relished every minute of those talks. But Kelly often noticed that the best conversations emerged when the cameras were off. That was the time when people felt the most comfortable and shared amazing stories. Kelly enjoyed it so much that she felt others should get a chance to listen in. That was why she created her podcast Let's Talk Off Camera with Kelly Ripa.

Kelly has many renowned friends. So podcast conversations often focus on reminiscing with her guests. Once, she attended a concert with Anderson Cooper, and Madonna invited him on stage. As Kelly's guest, Cooper recalls how awkward he felt when the singer danced with him. In another episode, Kelly and her husband get personal. They share details of their sex life during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns. They invite a marriage counselor to join the episode and engage in a revealing discussion.

Let's Talk Off Camera with Kelly Ripa showcases Kelly. She shows the endearing personality that people grew to love on TV. It also uncovers a more honest and unedited side of the host. This allows her guests to be frank and vulnerable as well. New episodes drop each week.

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