Kathie Lee Gifford Upset Over Regis Philbin

Kelly Ripa's opinions on their late co-host, Regis Philbin, are not something Kathie Lee Gifford is interested in hearing.

the former presenter of Live With Regis and Kathie Lee said she has no intention of reading Live Wire by Ripa.

and was unhappy with the headlines describing Ripa and Philbin's connection.

We frequently encounter headlines, and you can never be sure which ones are accurate or false.

From 1985 to 2000, Gifford anchored Live with Philbin before Ripa took over as co-host in 2001.

Gifford said that she had nothing but good experiences with Philbin, who she described as the ideal co-host and companion.

He was the best professional partner someone could have for 15 years, "She stated. "But he was a friend of mine.

When Gifford learned about the latest headlines involving Philbin, she sent her sympathies to his wife Joy and daughters.

According to Ripa, who died in 2020, "I had and still have immense respect, adoration, and reverence for Regis."