Kelly Ripa Is Talking Openly About Her Social Anxiety Struggles

In her latest book, Live Wire: Long-Winded Short Stories, Kelly Ripa, 51, who has been making viewers smile on daytime TV for over 20 years, warns followers that it’s not always easy to tell whether someone has mental health issues. In her memoir, Ripa discusses her struggles with social anxiety disorder, which sometimes bordered on melancholy throughout her career. Excerpts from the book were made available by Entertainment Tonight.