Kelly Ripa Gets A Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Praises Her Husband

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Kelly Ripa was showered with support by her whole family at her Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony.

On Monday, Ripa was presented and honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, coinciding with her 15th year as host on Live!.

Her husband, Mark Consuelos and three kids, Michael, 18; Lola, 14; and 12-year-old Joaquin were there to cheer Ripa on as she received her star.

Ripa was very thankful to her husband whom she met on the set of soap opera All My Children, and she also shared how proud she is of her kids. “It all began with All My Children,” Ripa said. “And All My Children is where I met the man that I've been married to for almost 20 years, the love of my life, the man who taught me how to be a person. “ “And we have three of the most beautiful children that I am so proud of on the planet, Joaquin and Laura and Michael.”

Ripa also said in her speech that she’s thankful for her job as it enables her to spend a lot of time with her family.

“Mark and I are so fortunate to have jobs that allow us such freedom to be available to our kids,” she said.

Ripa and her family took pictures with her star, and she also got a sweet kiss from husband, Mark, during the ceremony.

Aside from her family, Ripa was also supported by fellow host, Jimmy Kimmel,who praised her by saying, “You really are the greatest!”

She also got a kiss from actor Matt Bomer who supported her together with comedian Joel McHale, Live! co-host Michael Strahan, and Matt‘s husband Simon Halls.

"You have to surround yourself with people that are better than you, and that's what I've managed to do in my career," she said pertaining to her friends and colleagues.

“I am certain that there are so many more people who are deserving of this honor, but you will never find anyone who is more appreciative,” Ripa said in her speech.

Val Powell
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