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Kelly Ripa Shares Hilarious Wedding Anniversary Card From Youngest Son Joaquin: Watch Her Read It

Kelly Ripa Mark ConsuelosKelly Ripa and her husband, Mark Consuelos, relived their wedding in Las Vegas on Live on Thursday, June 30. Here, the two attend the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 28, 2016, in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)

Ryan Seacrest joined Live at a good time. Producers finally announced the television personality’s addition to Ripa’s talk show as co-host on Monday, May 1. The headline-generating announcement coincidentally fell on the same day as Ripa’s 21st wedding anniversary to Mark Consuelos, so she had a few updates to share with Seacrest on Tuesday morning about how she celebrated.

On the morning of her anniversary, Ripa, 46, kicked off the day by posting a sweet photo with Consuelos. “21 years of lit-ness. (sorry Lola),” she wrote while calling out her daughter Lola. “Happy Anniversary I love you. Big!”

The couple shares three teenage kids, Michael, 19, Lola, 15, and Joaquin, 14—and their youngest child made his parents a hilarious card in honor of their latest marital milestone. “It’s the funniest thing ever,” Ripa teased to Seacrest on Tuesday. “First of all, it’s written on a Father’s Day card.”

She then read the note aloud. “Dear mom and dad, this year has been very prosperous,” Joaquin expressed to his parents. “It has been Gucci being alive so thanks for getting together.”

At one point, Ripa chimed in, “I thought it said ‘preposterous’” as Seacrest broke down into laughter.

Ripa and her husband married at the famed Chapel of the Bells in Las Vegas in 1996. The bubbly personality revisited the spot during a Live segment last summer. “We stood there absolutely terrified. We walked down the aisle together,” she said. “To me, this place is heaven on Earth.”

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Esther Lee
Esther Lee
Esther is the Senior News Editor at The Knot. A self-proclaimed pop culture enthusiast, she appreciates a good celebrity interview just as much as she adores Nancy Meyers movies. You can find her kicking off her mornings with barre and a green juice, traveling and exploring new cultures, and rapidly scrolling her feed for the latest and greatest news. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter at @theestherlee.