Throwing shade? Ryan Seacrest claimed that Andy Cohen didn’t say hey to him on New Yr’s Eve regardless of the American Idol host making an attempt to get his consideration.
“It was humorous as a result of my massive stage was proper in entrance of Anderson [Cooper] and Andy,” Seacrest, 48, recalled on the Tuesday, January 3, episode of Stay! With Ryan and Kelly. “Once I was not working, I used to be making an attempt to get their consideration.”
Seacrest confirmed Kelly Ripa how he waved at CNN’s New Yr’s Eve Stay stage to get the cohosts’ consideration. “I assumed possibly I used to be within the shot,” he defined. “I simply needed to wave and say excessive. They’ve an incredible present. And Anderson, the most effective. He turns round and he says, ‘Have a superb present.’ Very good. Andy didn’t flip round.”
Kelly Ripa, nevertheless, claimed that the Watch What Occurs Stay With Andy Cohen host, 54, did attempt to say hey to his Seacrest. “That’s not true. He mentioned he was making an attempt to get your consideration,” the All My Youngsters alum, 52, mentioned.
Ripa, who’s associates with all three hosts, watched Seacrest on Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Yr’s Eve on ABC in addition to Cohen and Cooper, 55, cohost CNN’s New Yr’s Eve Stay.
“Often, ABC and CNN go to industrial on the similar time. This yr, they didn’t which was enormously useful,” Ripa quipped, noting that she divided her time by flipping between her associates’ NYE specials.
Final yr, throughout CNN’s December 2021 end-of-year particular, Cohen made headlines when he insulted Dick Clark’s New Yr’s Rockin’ Eve.
“For those who look behind me, you’ll see Ryan Seacrest’s group of losers performing,” the Actual Housewives producer mentioned on the time. “I’m sorry however for those who’re watching ABC, you’re watching nothing.”
Though a lot of Cohen’s feedback from the evening went viral, he admitted that he solely regretted what he mentioned about Seacrest. Throughout a January 2022 episode of his radio present, the Missouri native defined, “The one factor is that I slammed the ABC broadcast and I actually like Ryan Seacrest and he’s an incredible man. I actually remorse saying that, and I used to be simply silly and drunk and feeling it.”
Cohen defined later that month that Ripa was “not upset” about being caught within the center.
“As I used to be occurring my rant about Journey, I did wind up sort of beginning to throw ABC underneath the bus. And that’s my solely remorse from the evening,” he mentioned on The Howard Stern Present, including that he texted the On Air With Ryan Seacrest host after the error. “I used to be, as they are saying, in my cups and I used to be sort of having fun with the rant. I used to be like, ‘Wow, it’s actually enjoyable being on CNN and simply ranting like a nutty man.’ So I stored going.”
Seacrest completely instructed Us Weekly in December 2022 that there was no unhealthy blood between them. “You recognize, these guys, we’ve been associates for therefore a few years and we’re all in it collectively,” the ABC character defined. “We’re all on the market blocks away from one another, bringing within the new yr, making an attempt to have a superb time and convey that type of enjoyable. So I want them the most effective of luck and an incredible present.”
The Georgia native additional defined that after their 2021 drama, Cohen “despatched me a textual content” and so they moved on. “We’ve had him on this present right here since and we hung out collectively,” Seacrest mentioned. “He’s a extremely good buddy.”