Kelly Ripa says she’s glad Sarah Michelle Gellar ignored her recommendation to keep away from Hollywood
Kelly Ripa stated this week she’s grateful Sarah Michelle Gellar didn’t take her recommendation years in the past to remain in New York fairly than go to Los Angeles to pursue a Hollywood profession.
“I am so glad Sarah Michelle Gellar didn’t take heed to me,” Ripa stated on the prime of “Dwell With Kelly and Ryan” Monday.
“As a result of a few years in the past, when she was on ‘All My Kids’ and leaving, she stated, ‘I am going out to California.’ And I stated, ‘What? There’s nothing in California,” Ripa advised co-host Ryan Seacrest. “What are you speaking about? You do not wish to exit to California as a younger starlet. What do you suppose? You suppose you are going to turn out to be a star? You are going to keep right here the place the work is. Theater. Tv.'”
Ripa stated Gellar advised her, “’You are mistaken’ And I am so glad she did not hear. She did it. She was like, ‘Tut, tut, Kelly.’ She was like, ‘Maintain my beer, I’ll go be a star.'”
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Gellar landed her breakout function in 1997 because the title character on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and have become a 1990s teen film icon with roles in “Merciless Intentions,” “I Know What You Did Final Summer time” and “Scream 2.”
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She additionally starred as Daphne within the “Scooby-Doo” live-action franchise and the “Grudge” films.
The 45-year-old stated she took a while off over the past decade to boost her two kids she shares with husband Freddie Prinze Jr. and returned with the Netflix film “Do Revenge” final yr.
She additionally stars in a brand new Paramount + supernatural thriller sequence “Wolf Pack.”
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Gellar was a visitor on Ripa’s present later and the 2 mentioned assembly on “All My Kids” 30 years in the past.
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