Ripa was in complete support of her new co-host returning to Idol,
despite him already hosting a daily radio show and Live
. "Yes you can, you can! I know that you’re busy in the mornings, I get it. I understand its hard doing double duty -- you’ve got the radio show, you’ve got this. But your nights are free you don’t have that much to do. You can do this!" she exclaimed. "You can disconnect for that! On the days where it is the day after, I will totally ...you won’t even have to think, I will do it all!"