While Kelly Ripa is reportedly unhappy with Michael Strahan’s announcement that he is leaving “Live With Kelly and Michael” for a full time gig on “Good Morning America,” another lady from his life, Nicole Murphy, is singing his praises.
(Photo Credit: Getty Images) While the duo looked like they were having a good time, a source close to both celebs tells .She and Murphy have one son together, Christian Murphy, an actor who appeared in “Cougars, Inc.” in 2011.The shyest of Murphy’s exes is definitely Paulette Mc Neely.This 36-year-old Australian model is just a decade older than Murphy’s senior-most spawn, Eric, and she’s bonded on the beach with his daughter Bria, 25, also a model.Butcher, who’s been modeling since she was 15, has graced magazine covers and appeared in movies like “Big Momma’s House 2,” which showcased Murphy’s frequent co-star and friend Martin Lawrence. Oddly enough, it wasn’t Murphy’s 1997 drive with a transvestite prostitute (he was allegedly just giving her a lift) that ended the marriage — that continued for the next nine years.Nick Cannon's certainly a fan of cougars, so it should come as no surprise that the 35-year-old was spotted getting cozy with a woman who's 12 years his senior over the weekend!Retired model Nicole Murphy, 47, and the father-of-two were pictured getting dinner together before going furniture shopping in Hollywood, reigniting rumors that they're dating 10 months after sharing a meal on Valentine's Day.READ MORE Nick Cannon and Nicole Murphy wrapped up a dinner date by doing something that proves they're definitely banging ... Nicole and Nick -- who are both famously single these… READ MORE Michael Strahan hates to see her go, but he loves the look of million in the bank -- so he's finally ready to part with his most beloved and prized ... " Cohen replied, clearly shocked by Strahan's admission. " Strahan said before revealing, "None of your business." Way to be a tease, Michael! "You know one thing I've learned, the whole public relationship thing doesn't work," Strahan, whose last relationship in the public eye was with model Nicole Murphy, although the two called off their engagement in Aug. I thought you were going to say you were banging everything," Cohen responded, eliciting a shocked expression from the former professional footballer.