Kelly Ripa is a Huge Marilyn Manson Fan
The Soup will certainly have a field day with this one. It's not surprising that Transformers actor Shia LaBeouf -- who has directed music videos for rappers Kid Cudi and Cage -- would be into Marilyn Manson's dark, twisted, Kenny Powers-loving persona, but that Live With Regis and Kelly's Kelly Ripa might be rocking "The Beautiful People" while multi-tasking in her home is a surprising development.
LaBeouf appeared on the show Thursday morning, and as Billboard points out, things transformed rather quickly to a conversation about an upcoming collaboration with one of the ultimate musical Decepticons. At this point, Ripa got deadly serious, and showed that her goth teen character on All My Children was more true-to-life than perhaps anyone knew.
"Take me through, step by step, what is he wearing, what is his house like, what does he serve you, tell me everything," she asked, stonefaced.
LaBeouf didn't disappoint.
"He lives in West Hollywood above a liquor store," he said. "There's no lights in the room, and there's a big metal door. He's in a kimono, a big pink kimono. He shakes my hand, and it's a lair. No lights, so he's using a cell phone to guide you around."
The pair apparently discussed working together on some very "eccentric" visuals for a documentary about Manson's eighth album that were a bit too graphic to detail on morning television -- although it's possible to call a U.S. president a "dick." View the hilarity below at about the 3:25 mark.
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