So long, TV host. Hello, televangelist.
Ripa unveiled a striking impersonation of television personality Tammy Faye BakkerWho was the most recently played by? Jessica ChastainIn the movie The Eyes Of Tammy FayeIn a previous video, posted March 16.
The clip served as a teaser. Live with Kelly & Ryan’s After Oscar Show, showed Ripa in an red curly wig with Tammy’s notorious fake lashes, eye makeup and heavily lined lips. Kelly wore two outfits in the clip: A sequin top with a headband, and a top with a cheetah print that was perfectly tailored to her character.
The 51-year-old TV personality kicked off the transformation video by belting, “Jesus keeps taking me higher and higher,”The scene then cuts to Kelly’s face for a close-up. Kelly was then asked by an off camera voice if she needed any remover for her make-up. “Oh, no.”
“That’s it. I mean, they’re permanently lined, and my eyes are permanently lined and my eyebrows are permanently on, so there’s not a whole lot you can do. This is who I am,” Ripa said with a chuckle, quoting a line fromThe Eyes of Tammy Faye.