Kelly Ripa has a message for all those who are concerned about her weight and she’s giving them a subtle hint with her smile. The newly-turned 50-year-old showed that body shamers aren’t even on her radar when she hit the stage on Thursday for “LIVE With Kelly and Ryan,” just one day after concerns over her weight went viral.
The TV personality beamed from ear to ear but kept covered up, despite not having any time for her body haters.
As The Blast reported, Kelly Ripa collected a lot of attention when she dropped a pantless Halloween throwback on Wednesday but not everyone was impressed with the star’s leggy Wonder Woman costume. While she got close to 20k likes and several compliments, there were plenty of followers who weren’t so kind.
Shamers immediately began going in on her body, expressing concerns about her weight in the itty bitty getup. “Kelly you are adorable but I know one day we will read about your battle with food,” one person commented on the superhero TBT.
“You look too skinny. Eat something,” instructed another. On Thursday, Kelly Ripa seemed unbothered by her weight concerns making headlines and put on a brave face for TV. Hitting the “LIVE” stage for her morning show, the mom of three showed off her small frame wearing bell-bottom jeans and tucking in her flowing shirt.
Wearing a smile that could brighten anyone’s day, Kelly Ripa doubled down by hitting back at shamers with even MORE throwbacks!
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Showing that no one’s opinion matters except those closest to her, the “LIVE” host shared several old family pics for her father-in-law’s birthday. Many showed Kelly Ripa’s shots showed Mark Consuelos‘ dad with their three kids — Michael, 23, Lola, 19, and Joaquin, 17.
Matching the intimate shots with equally heartfelt words, the star held on tightly to her family amid the chaos surrounding her weight. “Happy birthday to the man they call Nonno,” she captioned the adorable pics of her father-in-law.
“The only time I’ve seen my father in law without a baby in his arms is when they weren’t born yet,” she added before signing off, “I love you dad. ♥️? ????.” FYI — Kelly Ripa wore her Wonder Woman costume during a Halloween party in 2017. This year, she gave a preview of what she’s dressing up as and it’s not quite as sexy.
Kelly Ripa is packing on the pounds as Tiger King and has more to come when they debut their Halloween special on” Live” tomorrow!