Wait, What? Michael Strahan Snares a New Gig
Former football star Michael Strahan has definitely found his calling in life after the gridiron.
Known as having multiple gigs across various TV platforms, the former athlete is saying goodbye to the daily talk show he co-hosts with Kelly Ripa to work full-time on “Good Morning America.”
ABC said Tuesday that a search for Strahan’s replacement will begin in the fall. The former New York Giant was selected in 2012 to replace Regis Philbin as Ripa’s co-host on the talk show, which airs at 9 a.m. in most markets.
Strahan has worked a couple of days a week at “GMA” for the past two years, but he always has to leave midway through to head to the “Live with Kelly and Michael” studio on Manhattan’s upper West Side.
For “Good Morning America,” he’s done profiles of two Green Berets who fought in Afghanistan and singer Jennifer Lopez.