Kelly Ripa Finds Seeing Mark Consuelos Kiss Another Man 'Perversely Sexy'

11/21/2011 03:31 pm ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

It's something few wives have ever had the opportunity to witness -- and for good reason.

But Kelly Ripa, a longtime lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community advocate, says watching husband Mark Consuelos kiss another man (in this case, actor Craig Bierko) as part of his current stage gig actually gets her a little hot under the collar.

Ripa tells the New York Daily News that "as an actor, there's something voyeuristic and perversely sexy about watching my husband" kiss someone else. Consuelos and Bierko are currently starring off-Broadway in "Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays" at New York's Minetta Lane Theatre.

For his part, Consuelos seems to be taking it all in stride -- although he did confess to holding back a bit when it came to one aspect of his performance. When asked why he didn't use any tongue when smooching Bierko ("The Music Man," "Sex and the City"), he replied, "I'm warming up to it little bit. I don't want to be so easy."