Fact: Actress-turned-TV personality Kelly Ripa is set to be honoured with the Excellence in Media prize at U.S. charity GLAAD's 2015 Media Awards. The prize will be presented by newsman Anderson Cooper at the ceremony in New York next month (May15) in recognition of her support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. Previous recipients of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's accolade include Tyra Banks, Diane Sawyer and Julianne Moore.
Fact: Former All My Children stars Kelly Ripa and her husband Mark Consuelos are set to produce a new reality show revealing the drama behind the scenes of American daytime soap operas. The duo will launch Dirty Soap on the E! network on 25 September (11).
Fact: U.S. TV personality Kelly Ripa is hobbling around on crutches after fracturing her hip. The Live with Regis and Kelly co-host has been diagnosed with a stress fracture and has been ordered not to exercise for three to six weeks.
Quote: "It is irritating that he wakes up looking exactly like how he went to bed, because I wake up looking like a Chihuahua. He closes his eyes, and he's gorgeous, and he wakes up, and he's gorgeous. And he doesn't have morning breath." U.S. TV host Kelly Ripa on life with husband Mark Consuelos.
Fact: <p>DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Nicollette Sheridan will provide the voice for a sexy Russian fly in animated film FLY ME TO THE MOON. The film features three young houseflies who stow away aboard the Apollo 11 flight to the moon. Other stars' voices featured in the film are real-life astronaut Buzz Aldrin, British actor Tim Curry and Kelly Ripa. </p>