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EXCLUSIVE: Candace Cameron Bure Weighs in on Michael Strahan's 'Live!' Replacement, Says Anderson Cooper Isn't 'Right For Everyday'

by Zach Seemayer 7:59 PM PDT, May 01, 2016
Playing EXCLUSIVE: Candace Cameron Bure Weighs in on Michael Strahan's 'Live!' Replacement, Says Anderson Cooper Isn't 'Right For Everyday'

Candace Cameron Bure is weighing in on who should replace Michael Strahan as Kelly Ripa's co-host on Live!.

Speaking with ET's Nischelle Turner before the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday, the Fuller House star says the show will likely have to "do a whole brand new search," just like they did before hiring Strahan, noting “they’re so many great people” to be considered.

WATCH: Anderson Cooper, Neil Patrick Harris in the Running to Replace Michael Strahan on 'Live!'

One of the names being thrown around the most is CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, a good friend of Ripa’s who has stepped in as a guest co-host in the past, but Cameron Bure doesn’t know if the 48-year-old newsman would be the right fit for the daytime talk show.

"He's great every time he's on the show, but I don't know," the 40-year-old View co-host shares. "Michael just brought a different crowd, and I love him. He's so fun and energetic. I think Anderson is great, but I don't think he's right for every day."

WATCH: Anderson Cooper Addresses 'Live!' Co-Hosting Rumors: 'It Would Be a Dream to Work With Kelly'

Cameron Bure also thinks it might be interesting if the show teamed Ripa with a female co-host but wonders if it would be "too Kathie Lee and Hoda," referencing the TODAY show anchors.

She also admitted that her co-stars at The View "were all talking about" the Live! shake-up following the initial controversy, but the interest and speculation has died down as people have gotten back to business.

WATCH: 'Live!' Still 'Debating' Big Sendoff for Michael Strahan

"They're both so great. Kelly's awesome -- I love watching her," Cameron Bure said. "Michael’s one of my favorites. I'm excited, and I'll still get to see him on [Good Morning America.]"

On Sunday, Ripa and Strahan won a Daytime Emmy for Best Entertainment Talk Show Host, but neither attended the ceremony. Instead, Dr. Oz accepted the award on their behalf.

For more on Cooper recently addressing the possibility of replacing Strahan while sitting down with Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live, check out the video below.

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