Kelly Ripa Reveals She Successfully Quit Drinking: ‘It’s Amazing’

Kelly Ripa is officially living her life alcohol-free.

The “Live With Kelly And Ryan” host, 49, chatted with her co-host Ryan Seacrest during Monday morning’s episode about the downward spiral of wine sales in 2019.

Ripa joked that it was probably thanks to her.

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“They’re saying that Americans bought less wine last year. It’s the first drop in a quarter of a century,” she said. “Now, I believe this is because I quit drinking, that I caused this dip. I have influenced the market.”

She added, “I’m not saying I’ve driven people [out of drinking alcohol], I’m saying I stopped buying wine and there’s a dip.”

And while she didn’t explain her reasoning behind her decision, she did reveal she decided to quit when Seacrest started hosting the show in 2017.

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“I started the show and she quit drinking. What does that tell you?” joked Seacrest, to which Ripa responded: “Exactly… it’s amazing.”

Seacrest took over after Michael Strahan made a surprise exit.

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