Kelly Ripa responds to backlash more than son in ‘extreme poverty’ joke


(CNN) — Kelly Ripa is defending a joke she produced about her son on Jimmy Kimmel Reside!

She appeared on the late evening speak show Wednesday and talked about about how her son, Michael Consuelos, is living on his personal in Brooklyn.

The 22-year-old, who attends New York University, is finding out how to reside on his personal like a lot of other young people today, according to his mom.

“I feel he loves the freedom,” Ripa joked. “He hates paying his personal rent, and he’s chronically poor. I never feel he ever actually knowledgeable intense poverty like now.”

The speak show host stated her son has been eagerly seeking forward to the annual Halloween present of US$20 [approx. $29] his grandparents typically send.

“Now that he’s living on his personal, he’s referred to as 3 occasions,” Ripa stated about her son inquiring as to whether or not the monetary present has arrived.

Some people did not take kindly to what they saw as a prosperous celeb producing light of poverty.

Kelly Ripa jokingly told Jimmel Kimmel that her son is ‘chronically poor.’ (ABC)

“Did Michael drop out of college?” a single individual asked in the comments section of an Instagram photo of her and her son on her official web page.

Other folks appeared to back Ripa’s gentle ribbing of Michael, as a different wrote in the comments: “Nothing at all greater than functioning with your son.”

On Thursday Ripa responded on her official Instagram web page writing, “Michael goes to college and is a senior and functions complete-time.”

“He is in his 1st non-parent subsidised [apartment] with roommates. I am employed to having a lot of slack due to the fact people today really like to have fake outrage more than one thing they did not see,” she wrote. “They only study a headline and wag their tired fingers. I did not develop up privileged and neither did @instasuelos [her husband Mark’s Consuelos’s Instagram handle].”

“We operate and we anticipate our children to as nicely,” she added. “And the reality that a pack of fools want to b—- about that, I say let em.”

Ripa also joked about how she and her husband, Mark Consuelos, can not look to get rid of their children.

The couple came house following lunch years ago from dropping Michael at NYU only to come across him in the living area saying he believed he may well remain the weekend, she stated.

Daughter Lola, 18, began at NYU this fall and apparently got a small homesick, regardless of insisting her parents possibly would not see her for a whilst.

Ripa stated she and her husband, who also have a 16-year-old son named Joaquin, had been enjoying a jaunt to Lengthy Island following leaving Lola at college when they had been alerted that their daughter had returned.

“Sunday evening, our alarm trips,” Ripa stated. “My daughter’s possessing a celebration on the roof of our property. She was gone 12 hours and came house.”

By Lisa Respers France, CNN

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