Sherri Shepherd How 'Bout 'Live with Kelly and the Black Chick'

5/18/2016 6:28 AM PDT

Kelly Ripa needs a different kind of co-host this time around ... maybe a black woman by the name of Sherri Shepherd.

Sherri was in NYC Wednesday and made the case that male co-hosts have been played out on 'Live,' and a woman of color might fit the bill.

And guess who would get top billing?