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October 31, 2019

Ryan Seacrest Shares Behind-The-Scenes of Him and Kelly Transforming into the Addams Family

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TV show host Ryan Seacrest and Kelly Ripa celebrated Halloween with a full transformation. They decided to become "The Addams Family."

The "Live" morning show shoots an annual Halloween holiday card. This year, Ryan Seacrest and Kelly Ripa decided to transform into "The Addams Family."

The spooky family was created by cartoonist Charles Addams in 1938. It went on to inspire the ABC sitcom, two live-action films, and a newly-released animated movie.

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Ryan, 44, wore a  black and white striped shirt to turn into Pugsley. Pugsley is the Addams' youngest son who enjoys engineering machines.  

New Jersey-born Ripa, donned a Peter Pan-collared dress to embrace the essence of the family's daughter Wednesday Addams. She also had her hair styled into severe braids.

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Ripa also played the matriarch of the family Morticia. Her husband of 23 years and Riverdale heartthrob Mark Consuelos played Addams family patriarch Gómez.

Executive producer Michael Gelman also joined the fun. He dressed up as the loyal butler Lurch while the production manager Art Moore transformed into Uncle Fester.

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The preview of the Halloween episode also showed, Ripa, who earned $18 million for "Live!" in 2016,  as a possessed Reagan from "The Exorcist."

Ryan appeared to play a clown with similar make-up as Joaquin Phoenix's The Joker. He also donned a werewolf outfit with prosthetic feet.

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Both Ryan and Kelly posted snippets of their transformation on social media. Fans were blown away and flooded the posts with love. 

Ryan's post had over one hundred and eighty thousand likes. The comment section was filled with excitement and happiness.

One excited fan commented:

"You and @kellyripa look like the goth couple down my street. lmao!"

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