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Diva Antics! Kelly Ripa Is Full Of ‘Drama’ & Outrageous Demands Behind-The-Scenes, Producer Claims

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Apr. 27 2016, Published 7:11 p.m. ET

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There’s more to her than her cheery smile! Kelly Ripa may have ensured us that the “long national nightmare” is over amid her fight with co-host Michael Strahan, but on-set sources say that the terror still exists behind-the-scenes of LIVE! With Kelly & Michael!

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INF – Kelly Ripa On The “Kelly and Michael’ Set
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Production members recently told In Touch that the bubbly blonde causes quite the issues on set with her diva demands. “Kelly is a lot to handle,” the source told the magazine. “People are starting to wonder if Kelly is worth all of the drama.”

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Kelly Ripa Honored With Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame
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Let’s hope she’s worth it because, according to the report, Ripa snags an upwards of “$20 million a year” as a co-host.

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On top of that, Kelly reportedly has lofty fashion requests that are even more intense than Good Morning America anchors. “She demands that ABC pay for her wardrobe, a new outfit every day which she gets to keep,” the source said.

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Kelly Ripa is all smiles at Disneyland
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Kelly has also admitted that she undergoes routine Botox but because it makes her “makeup artist’s life easier.”

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Ripa’s kids —Michael, 18; Lola, 14 and Joaquin, 13 — also get the luxury treatment! The former actress has also “expected ABC’s car service to drop her kids off at school every morning.”

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EXCLUSIVE: Kelly Ripa shows off her Apple iWatch while out and about in New York City
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Well before the Strahan drama happened, the producer also said “she can be cold and temperamental” at work.

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But most of her wrath is directed at Michael, whom Kelly handpicked to be her co-host in 2012. However, the source said “Kelly wasn’t very nice to Michael as his fame started to rise.”

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While there’s obvious tension between them since the incident, she no longer poses for pictures with her co-star! A source told In Touch that a fan who approached for a photo was forced to take two separate selfies, “one with just her and then one with just Michael.”

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RadarOnline reported that Kelly is known for turning her back, just like she did to former co-host Regis Philbin after he left the show in 2011."Regis realized Kelly was focused on her own life and career but it seemed to some like she turned her back on him," a source said.

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