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Already Erased! Kelly Ripa Banishes All Traces Of Michael Strahan From Show

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May. 16 2016, Updated 4:35 p.m. ET

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Out with the old! Kelly Ripa made sure staffers got rid of absolutely any sign Michael Strahan was ever on Live! — or even in the building!

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Any trace of Michael Strahan on the former Live! With Kelly & Michael set was nowhere to be found when Ripa reported for duty without her ex-costar for the first time on Monday, May 16.

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Kelly Ripa Heads to First Day at “Live with Kelly”

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Radar has learned that all photos of and signage mentioning Strahan are gone from the walls, including the hallways of the ABC studio in New York where the show is shot.

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Kelly Ripa Heads to First Day at “Live with Kelly”

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The ABC gift shop even already has mugs for sale showcasing just Ripa's name in the show title.

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Kelly Ripa Heads to First Day at “Live with Kelly”

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As Radar reported, Ripa couldn't wait to get rid of all signs of Strahan after they finished filming their final show together on May 13.

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Kelly Ripa Heads to First Day at “Live with Kelly”

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"There was a team waiting backstage," an insider told Radar. "After the show, they started packing everything of Michael's to get it out of the building."

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Kelly Ripa Heads to First Day at “Live with Kelly”

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"Pictures in the greenroom and hallways will all be replaced," the source said before Strahan's departure. "And new logos are ready to go into place next week, without his name!"

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Kelly Ripa Heads to First Day at “Live with Kelly”

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Ripa will be busy in the coming weeks searching for the perfect new counterpart to replace Strahan.

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Kelly Ripa Heads to First Day at “Live with Kelly”

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But one thing seems certain — she won't miss him! But will you? Do you think the show will be better or worse without Michael around? Weigh in with your opinion in the comments below.

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