Kathie Lee Gifford
Gifford disputed many of Ripa's remarks about their shared colleague Regis Philbin. "My reality is something completely different from that,” she said.
The two said it was no contest and reminisced about the awkwardness on Andy Cohen's show.
The rock singer also drunkenly targeted talk shows hosts Joy Behar and Kathie Lee Gifford in footage filmed at his own bar in Nashville.
“This is us,” the "Today" show co-host wrote on Instagram.
The co-host waved a final goodbye to her colleagues on her 11th anniversary on the broadcast.
The future co-host called the new role "humbling" and unbelievable.
The actress urged the "Today" hosts to pay attention to her "real conversation" about race, and not Patrick Dempsey.
NBC News chief Noah Oppenheim says the show will "continue to include" Hoda Kotb.
"You can’t call yourself a friend when the first minute where there’s trouble, you run. That’s called a fair-weather friend, and that’s not a friend at all."