Don't shoot the messenger, but, granny panties are baaaack!

Kelly Ripa spilled the beans to viewers this morning on Live With Kelly and Michael and explained some backstory on the latest trend in underwear.

"Here's some great news everybody, granny panties are in now. That's right! Yes they are. This is going to come out and you're going to hear it. That thong thong thong thong thong is out out out out out," she joked while her co-host Michael Strahan looked on with not nearly as much excitement about the topic.

"Granny panties are in. People are really embracing the granny panty, the full coverage of your bottom."

The mother of three continued, "Normcore undies, normcore is the clinical term for them. [Side note: No. It's not. It's the just the latest trend that describes anything sartorially related to the '90s. But moving on…] They're saying it's a wave of nostalgia that's hit society. You know, of course everything old is new again including the granny panties it's all about the '70s, and the throwback Thursdays, and the flashback Fridays, and the wayback Wednesdays, and now we've delved into granny panties."

And while Strahan stayed mum about the trend, Ripa dished that she's happy to hop on board and rep her full coverage undies with pride.

"I will say that I have several pairs of granny panties and I do enjoy wearing them," she confessed. The more we know…

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