Boy does Kelly Ripa have a narrative for the world.

The fashionable daytime talk-show host has a e-book coming out, “Live Wire: Long-Winded Short Stories,” and one of the tales she has included has created fairly a stir.

As shared in Haute Living, the vignette, titled “Don’t Let Your Husband Pick Your Death Clothes,” recollects when Ripa was newly married on 1997 to her then “All My Children” costar Mark Consuelos and a brand new mom to their then six-month outdated son, Michael.

She and Consuelos have been having fun with some intimate time collectively, Ripa writes, when ache from a ruptured ovarian cyst brought about her to black out.

When she awakened within the emergency room, her husband had dressed her in a Eighties-style French-cut leotard and a pair of purple Manolo Blahnik footwear that Ripa mentioned made her appear like a “dime retailer prostitute” whereas he loved some snacks.

“My eyes shift between the fuzzy photos on the display, the remnants of my ovarian tormentor, and Mark fortunately snacking away. Sex could be so traumatic I feel, and but one of us is totally undaunted,” Ripa writes in her e-book of true quick tales. “There he’s, fortunately munching on the saltines now and ordering a second apple juice. Mark might be at a film, or a spa. Instead, I’m flat on my again questioning when the opposite two cysts will burst.”


“Also, right here is my husband, who’s, dare I say, trendy, well-dressed always, and but he dressed me like a dime retailer prostitute in my time of want. It’s nonetheless baffling to me to today that that is the perfect costume for the day that he might discover for me, to the purpose the place, once I was on the stretcher, I believed I used to be dreaming; I used to be having a nightmare,” she added. “I didn’t notice I had come to.”

Ripa’s e-book is scheduled to be printed on September 27.

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