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Apr. 20 2016, Updated 6:17 p.m. ET

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Sorry, Kelly Ripa! Michael Strahan's drama began way before he decided to leave his morning show.

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//michael strahan quits kelly ripa live arrests lawsuits court records good morning america

Sorry, Kelly Ripa! Michael Strahan's drama began way before he decided to leave his morning show.

Kelly Ripa honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame – Hollywood, California

Michael Strahan Leaving Kelly Ripa Live Show Arrest Lawsuits

The 44-year-old made news when he decided to jump ship from LIVE With Kelly and Michael to Good Morning America on April 19, but he isn't a stranger to controversial headlines.

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Michael Strahan Leaving Kelly Ripa Live Show Arrest Lawsuits

He reportedly cheated on his second wife Jean Muggli — even allegedly flying a mistress from Canada to New York for a rendezvous while Jean was at their New Jersey home, caring for their 6-month-old twins!

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Jean Strahan, wife of New York Giants’ defensive end Michael

Michael Strahan Leaving Kelly Ripa Live Show Arrest Lawsuits

"I feel so upset right now, I can't even think," she told the New York Post at the time.

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New York Giants’ defensive end Michael Strahan speaks about

Michael Strahan Leaving Kelly Ripa Live Show Arrest Lawsuits

Jean later accused him of physical and emotional abuse — as well as claiming he filmed his sister-in-law undressing.

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Jean Strahan (right) and her sister, Denise Muggli, leave Es

Michael Strahan Leaving Kelly Ripa Live Show Arrest Lawsuits

"I had found video equipment in my bedroom," she testified to a Superior Court during their divorce battle. "He had been taping my sister Denise undressing."

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Jean Strahan, former wife of Michael Strahan, the defensive

Michael Strahan Leaving Kelly Ripa Live Show Arrest Lawsuits

She also testified that he wired her $30,000 as "hush money." Jean later received a $15.3 million divorce settlement, and never spoke about the incident again.

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Michael Strahan Leaving Kelly Ripa Live Show Arrest Lawsuits

Then, his nasty split from Nicole Murphy in 2014 grabbed the attention of his fans as more cracks his in famed persona began to show.

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Michael Strahan Leaving Kelly Ripa Live Show Arrest Lawsuits

"Michael is a far cry from the fun-loving guy you see on TV every morning," an insider revealed to Star at the time. "Michael has a mean side. He's selfish, and he hurts people."

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Michael Strahan Leaving Kelly Ripa Live Show Arrest Lawsuits

"Their whole relationship was dysfunctional from the beginning," the source said, adding that Michael has a "short temper" and is "very controlling."

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EXCLUSIVE: Nicole Murphy seen leaving lunch in Harem type pants

Michael Strahan Leaving Kelly Ripa Live Show Arrest Lawsuits

The insider explained that Nicole felt "scored and heartbroken" at the time their engagement ended — as he was rumored to have cheated on her multiple times. To get back at the star, she dumped him the day before his Football Hall of Fame induction.

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EXCLUSIVE: Michael Strahan and fiance Nicole Murphy spotted out in NYC

Michael Strahan Leaving Kelly Ripa Live Show Arrest Lawsuits

"His biggest concern in life is his public image," the insider said. "He wanted her to play the role of doting fianceé by his side during the induction, but Nicole was tired of living a lie."

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Michael Strahan’s rumored new girlfriend Kayla Quick’s teenage mugshot.

Michael Strahan Leaving Kelly Ripa Live Show Arrest Lawsuits

Now, Michael's new girlfriend, Kayla, 27, has a checkered past.

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*PREMIUM EXCLUSIVE* Michael Strahan and girlfriend Kayla Quick cool off in the water

Michael Strahan Leaving Kelly Ripa Live Show Arrest Lawsuits

RadarOnline reported that she was arrested at just 14-years-old for disorderly conduct.

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*PREMIUM EXCLUSIVE* Michael Strahan and girlfriend Kayla Quick cool off in the water

Michael Strahan Leaving Kelly Ripa Live Show Arrest Lawsuits

She was also involved in a burglary and charged with grand theft in 2005, when she was 18-years-old; she was accused of breaking into her 83-year-old grandmother's Port Charlotte, Fla. home and stealing $6,000 worth of jewelry.

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What do you think of Michael's checkered past? Sound off in the comments below!

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