Ryan Seacrest Introduced He's Leaving 'Stay' Quickly

It is taking place: Stay With Kelly and Ryan is saying goodbye to certainly one of its hosts — however it’s not who followers might need anticipated to depart.

On February 16, Ryan Seacrest shocked longtime viewers when he made a shock announcement about his future. As he sat alongside Kelly Ripa, he revealed his plans to depart from the morning speak present after being on the air for six years. What’s extra, information broke that Kelly’s husband Mark Consuelos might be taking on Ryan’s function as co-host as soon as he steps away from daytime TV later this spring.

“So, Kelly and I’ve some information right here,” he stated on the present. “That is one thing that she and I’ve been speaking about for a very long time and it was a troublesome, powerful choice. Final yr, we spoke and I made the choice to make this my final season as co-host with Kell right here on Stay With Kelly and Ryan, which is bittersweet.”

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He continued: “I like the truth that we get an opportunity to sit down right here day by day and join with you at dwelling, in your kitchens, in your residing rooms, at work … There’s nothing like this on tv. I am getting emotional. I promised Kelly I would not cry … I’ll at all times be ceaselessly grateful.”

Reacting to the information in real-time, Kelly posted her personal Instagram celebrating Ryan and their relationship that has made them like “household.” She additionally congratulated Mark for his thrilling subsequent part on tv.

What’s extra, when the present’s official Instagram shared the clip, Stay followers instantly swarmed the feedback part with their ideas. Unsurprisingly, many had been upset over the announcement.

“Unhappy to listen to this you could have brightened up the present. A lot success for you. Love your humor, willingness to be weak, your authenticity and kindness. 🙁,” one particular person wrote. “You can be drastically missed! 😢,” one other agreed. “Bittersweet is one of the best ways to explain this! 🙌❤️👏,” a unique consumer added.

So, does Ryan have any plans after bowing out of Stay? As he clarified together with his personal Instagram, he has loads in retailer for him as soon as he movies his closing episode someday later this yr.

“I’ve been grateful to have the ability to share a cup of espresso with our viewers on a regular basis, among the finest elements of the gig,” he captioned a sequence of pictures with Kelly. “I’ll be transitioning out of Stay this spring to shoot the twenty first season of American Idol in LA, proceed my radio present on KIIS-FM and Dick Clark’s New Yr’s Rockin Eve, and focus my summer time on opening three extra Ryan Seacrest Basis Studios in pediatric hospitals throughout the nation.”

He concluded: “I’m wanting ahead to coming again to visitor host sooner or later and Kelly, I promise to ceaselessly share my meals pictures, rooster eggs, and olive oil with you. And congratulations to my brother Mark, be at liberty to rework my dressing room!”

Whereas we’re unhappy to listen to about him leaving, we’ll be appreciating each second up till then.