Ryan Seacrest Jokes About ‘Live’ Exit During Guest Return

He’s again! Ryan Seacrest returned to Stay as a visitor — however he doesn’t fairly miss internet hosting the printed.

“I received out simply within the nick of time,” the American Idol host, 48, joked through the Thursday, Could 18, broadcast, whereas selling the upcoming stay finale of the singing competitors. “I’ve to say, I’ve been watching, you guys are so nice collectively. I like it. I like Mark [Consuelos] doing the teases, I like the promos I see, I like the video games.”

Seacrest hosted Stay With Kelly and Ryan for six years reverse Kelly Ripa. The Georgia native introduced in February that he was able to step down from his Stay chair, as Ripa’s husband, Consuelos, took his place. Thursday’s look marked his first time on the present since his April 14 departure.

Ripa, 52, famous on Thursday that she thinks Seacrest is simply relieved that he doesn’t should do all of the promo shoots and episodic video games which might be featured on the printed and in its commercials. Consuelos, additionally 52, took it upon himself to recap Seacrest on what’s been taking place within the studio.

Mark Consuelos, Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest

“You’ve missed ballroom dancing, menopause myths, {couples} remedy — all these nice segments,” the Riverdale alum quipped. 

Seacrest went on to disclose that he’s been capable of expertise a “fascinating factor known as time” since leaving the morning present. “So what I do is the alarm chimes within the morning, it’s like a tender nudge,” he mentioned of his new day by day routine, joking it begins at 11:00 a.m. and entails foraging for his personal breakfast in the woods. “I stroll by means of the forest and I search for the beans of espresso. I take them again, I roast them. I milk my almonds and I make a latte. Now, it’s midday.”

Whereas Seacrest — who’s been courting mannequin Aubrey Paige for 2 years — has been having fun with not waking up so early to movie the discuss present, Consuelos has embraced his new life as a TV host.

“This present at this time actually felt like house,” the Kingdom alum solely instructed Us Weekly in April after his first present. “I at all times really feel at house with Kelly however [working] collectively this morning simply felt so proper. Kelly and I’ve at all times [felt] probably the most [at] ease once we’re collectively and I really feel so fortunate we get to try this day by day.”

The Stay Wire creator — who married Consuelos in 1996 earlier than welcoming three kids collectively — was equally enthusiastic about her partner becoming a member of her on the anchor’s desk.

“I had no issues about how nicely he was going to do and he actually proved me proper,” Ripa instructed Us final month. “I’m so pleased with him, however I used to be by no means apprehensive. … The factor I like about Mark is how humorous he’s. The recommendation I gave him was to only preserve being your self, get pleasure from each second and be current. He took it from there.”