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Updated on Oct 31, 2019. Posted on Oct 23, 2019

Kelly Ripa Said Her Son Lives In "Extreme Poverty" In Brooklyn And People Have Some Strong Words

"That's how millionaires think."

Kelly Ripa was on Kimmel this week, where she talked about how her son moved out and now lives on his own in Brooklyn.

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“I think he loves the freedom. He hates paying his own rent and he’s chronically poor,” she said. “I don’t think he ever really experienced extreme poverty like now.”

Considering Kelly Ripa and her husband, actor Mark Consuelos, are both successful millionaires, people weren't here for the comments about living in "poverty" and being "poor."

Here's how people reacted:

When Kelly Ripa equates her son having to pay rent to extreme poverty...

Extreme poverty MY ASS! Oh how I hate rich people talking about what being poor is like - Yahoo Celebrity: Kelly Ripa Says Son Michael Is Experiencing 'Extreme Poverty' for the First Time. https://t.co/C886rR0uuF via @GoogleNews

@NatNiemi The fact that she can speak glowingly about it definitely signals her son isn’t actually in “extreme poverty”. She so out of touch smh

@NatNiemi She is definitely out of touch. That's how millionaires think. He wouldn't know any type of property if it bit him in the ass.

"I don't think he ever really experienced extreme poverty like now." Really? You don't think? GTFOH. I love how the 1% enjoy pretending to be just like the 99%. https://t.co/txcsswEwgn via @Yahoo

"Extreme poverty?" Highly doubt it. Stop talking about things you have no clue about, Kelly Ripa. Ridiculous. Kelly Ripa Says Son Michael Is Experiencing 'Extreme Poverty' for the First Time https://t.co/8e9x428kwl via @Yahoo

Extreme poverty is being engulfed in hopelessness, without a safety net. Playing "extreme poverty" is what anyone in Ripa's very privileged family chooses to do. Kelly Ripa Says Son Michael Is Experiencing 'Extreme Poverty' for the First Time https://t.co/sXX4XGhbz1

Today's out-of-touch celebrity confusing teaching an adult child financial responsibility with "extreme poverty," the Kelly Ripa edition: https://t.co/wSynKUusCJ

Yeah, definitely not a smart choice of words. Knowing how Kelly is, she probably meant no harm by it.

We also know that Kelly is never shy when it comes to clapping back or addressing drama, so we we'll update you when/if she does.

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