After a week of strife, Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan were all smiles when they walked on the set of “Live! With Kelly and Michael” Tuesday morning. Ripa, who had been absent since the middle of last week, took the stage solo and gave a big smile to the audience, who cheered with an extended standing ovation.
The camera zoomed in on Ripa. “Guys, guys, guys,” she joked. “Our long national nightmare is over!”