Yes, Regis Philbin is leaving Live with Regis and Kelly watch Regis Philbin announce that he will retire at the end of the summer in the video clip.
What was Kelly Ripa’s reaction to Regis Philbin’s retirement news?
According to a source, Kelly Ripa only found out that Regis was leaving about 15 minutes before they went on the air, reports TMZ.com.
Kelly was reportedly “stunned,” but a source said, “She wasn’t upset.”
Regis Philbin said of leaving Regis and Kelly: “This will be my last year on this show. It’s been a long time. It’s been 28 years since I’ve been here.”
He continued, “There is a time that everything must come to an end for certain people on camera, especially certain old people.”
Kathie Lee Gifford responds to Regis retirement news (video):