Andy Cohen Says He's 'A Little Bit of a Nudie' as He Seeks Advice About Being Naked in Front of His Daughter

New parents understandably have a lot of questions about bathtime. Even though you’re an adult who knows how to bathe, you bring the baby home and it’s like, “Wait…how do I give them their first bath? Is there something special I need to do?” Then, as they get older, it’s a question of when do I put them in the real tub? When do I take them out of their tub seat? What temperature is right? What bath products should I be using? What do I do if they’re trying to drink the bath water? What do I do if they won’t get in the bath? And on, and on, and on.

Well, Andy Cohen has another bathtime question that parents may grapple with, and so while filling in for Kelly Ripa as co-host on Live With Kelly & Mark, Cohen turned to Mark Consuelos to flesh out the answer. It all started after a discussion about crop tops.

“Speaking of skin, I wanted to ask you, I needed your advice about a parenting thing,” Cohen said. “So, [my toddler] Ben and I have taken baths, he loves to take a bath, whatever, I guess that’s normal. Now, were you ever naked in front of [your daughter] Lola? Like, I have a daughter, what is the protocol there? Because I’m a little bit of a nudie, and I feel like I need to start locking it up.”

Consuelos told the Bravo personality that he was “never naked on purpose” in front of Lola, 22 — who he shares with Ripa along with sons Joaquin and Michael, both in their 20s. The rule of thumb, Consuelos said, is that things change once the kids start speaking.

Cohen — who is a single dad to Benjamin, 4 and Lucy, 1 — said he will not be taking baths with his daughter. “That’s weird,” he said, looking to the actor for confirmation.

“Your eyes are telling me that’s weird,” Cohen said. “I just need the protocol.”

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