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Kelly Ripa Recalls Hilarious "7 Up" Hair Mishap Before Her High School Prom

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest are sharing memories from their prom for a very special reason. Watch the Daily Pop video to see what the co-hosts had to say!
By Jess Cohen May 28, 2020 7:12 PMTags
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"My memory of my prom, Ry, you will appreciate this, I was setting my hair. I wanted really, really, really curly hair for the prom. It was the '80s after all, so it was like big New Jersey hair," Kelly shares in the video. "And I was setting my hair with these spongy pink rollers for extra curl, and I was dipping my comb in water because I like to set it at night so that when I woke up in the morning, it was super curly."

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But, it turns out, Kelly wasn't dipping her hair in water.

"What I didn't realize was I was dipping my comb into a cup of 7 Up," she reveals. "I didn't realize that it was a cup of 7 Up. I thought it was a cup of water."

"And so when I took my hair out of the pink foamy spongy rollers and went to comb through it...the proof is in the pudding," Kelly says. "Listen, I couldn't get a comb through that hair for days."

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"My favorite memory, and I've told you this before Kelly, was a big white limo we chipped in $25 to get," Ryan shares.

As Ryan explains, his prom group only had to go a mile down the road to get to a restaurant for dinner, but the limo caused a bit of a delay.

"It took about 30 minutes because that limo was so long it can't turn or get in the parking lot," Ryan recalls. "We ended up having our meal at Bennigan's and then making it to the prom and getting home all safely and on time."

Watch the video above to see Kelly and Ryan reflect on their high school prom moments! And be sure to watch their at-home prom special tomorrow!