Kathie Lee Gifford Upset Over Regis Philbin Headlines Due to Kelly Ripa's Book: 'What's the Point?'

Kathie Lee Gifford would rather not hear Kelly Ripa’s thoughts on their late co-host, Regis Philbin. 

On Monday, the former Live With Regis and Kathie Lee host shared that she didn't have any plans to read Ripa’s book

“I was very sorry to see the headlines,” Gifford said during an interview with Fox 5 NY on Monday

.I was in Israel, and I saw that and I went, ‘Oh, I hope this isn’t true. I just hope it isn’t,'” she continued

Gifford said her thoughts were with Philbin's wife, Joy, and his daughters after learning of the recent headlines concerning Philbin.

As for her thoughts about Ripa, Gifford said she wasn't going to talk bad about anyone.

I'm not going to say anything ugly about anybody,” she said

A source close to Kelly Ripa tells ET, “It’s ironic that Kathie Lee’s comments will lead to more people buying the book and reading the truth