An insider told US that, “This was Kelly and Mark’s 20th anniversary trip. And it was planned for months.”
A show representative also told US that, “On tomorrow’s Live with Kelly and Michael,Erin Andrews will guest co-host with Michael Strahan. Friday’s show — which already was scheduled to pre-tape on Thursday — also will be co-hosted by Andrews. Kelly Ripa will be out on Friday and Monday for a previously-scheduled vacation.”
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