The 42-year-old host was grilled by his co-host on Wednesday's Live With Kelly and Ryan! "' Seacrest jokingly replied about the casual way she asked such a personal question.
, about whether he had ever been engaged.'So, let me ask you a question,' began Kelly, before dropping: 'Have you ever been engaged? The American Idol host revealed that he had never been engaged but did confess he had been close to asking someone - but did not reveal who.
Ripa and Seacrest announced the surprise choice at the start of Monday’s edition of the show, which Ripa has hosted since early 2001.
Seacrest’s move into the seat next to Ripa comes nearly a year after Ripa’s former co-host, Michael Strahan, left the Disney-distributed show for an anchor slot on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” “Ryan is a quintessential broadcaster and at the top of his game,” said Ripa in a statement.
and at one point during the meal, she was asked, "How did you and Ryan get together?"Julianne responded, "He was after me since I was 18 ... I thought he was gay."But Hough continued, "After a few years, he was persistent ... so I went out with him on a date and I realized how much I liked him."We're told Ryan and Julianne have been together for a couple of months. “I am thrilled to start my mornings with him every day, and we are so fortunate at ‘Live’ to have him join the family.Ryan is a close friend and his star shines as brightly off camera as it does on.
And now Cohen was one of the first celebs saluting Seacrest on his first day. #Live Kelly Ryan,” the “Watch What Happens Live” host tweeted.