'We are hereby entitled to 10% of all future earnings': Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos congratulate son on 'Riverdale' role
Proud parents Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos congratulate their son Michael Consuelos on his 'Riverdale' role through an adorable Instagram post
Mark Consuelos and his wife Kelly Ripa were very excited about their son Mark's new role on his father's hit series 'Riverdale'. The proud parents announced on social media that they were very excited about their son's latest endeavor.
The parents wrote on Instagram, "Congratulations Michael on being cast as young Hiram Lodge on @thecwriverdalehowever," before adding "@instasuelosand I would like to take this opportunity to remind you and your siblings that as your fiduciaries we are hereby entitled to 10% of all future earnings hereto wit, or something like that". When someone commented saying, "I guess he does not go to school". The 'LIVE With Kelly and Ryan' host defended her son and shared, "He’s in college. He’s on summer break".
47-year-old Mark had his own words of praise and encouragement and shared a photograph of himself with the young star on his Instagram page. He captioned the picture, "Bucket list moment for Mom and Dad. Congrats to my son Michael on being cast as the younger (and much better and handsomer) Hiram.. We are so proud. Love you MJC".
Kelly also wrote in the comments section, "Congrats Michael, always so proud of you. On another note, see how fast dad cut Quino out of the pic?” Wow is Hollywood is cutthroat!"
On Friday, August 10, it was announced that Michael would be playing the role of the younger version of his father's character and will appear in the fourth episode of season 3. According to the showrunner Roberto Aguire-Saccasa, the episode will be titled 'The Midnight Club' and has been inspired by the 1985 cult classic film 'The Breakfast Club'. "We are going to learn about a really, really dark secret in Riverdale that the parents have been keeping since they were in high school," he shared.
Mark Consuelos had also rallied for Ripa to join the cast and told Us Weekly, "Wouldn’t it be great? She could play a nice little saucy character. Hiram’s mistress or something like that". Season 3 of the show 'Riverdale' will be premiering on October 7 this year. 'Riverdale' was officially renewed for season 3 in April this year.
Kelly and Mark got married in the year 1996 and have two children together, a 17-year-old daughter named Lola and a 15-year-old son named Joaquin. Since season 2 of 'Riverdale' fans have come to know Michael's father Mark as a mobster Hiram who is the scheming father of Veronica Lodge. Michael will be appearing in a flashback episode which stars KJ Apa and Lili Reinhart who will take on roles of their on-screen parents as well.