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The thing about Kathie Lee Gifford doing “something nice” for you is that it’s the worst possible thing that could ever happen to you. It’s like a person with bright red paint on their shoes breaking in through a plate glass window to sweep your kitchen floor. It’s like a monster truck giving you a surprise haircut while you sleep.
Why were Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb wearing full-body dog suits on television this morning? Why were they begging for Facebook "likes"? Why are morning shows still on the air? I don't know. But I do know we are asking all the wrong questions. The real question is: what does "liking" Kathie Lee and Hoda on Facebook say about you, Internet?
On today's pre-recorded Anderson Live, our host with the most let his famously white hair down with co-hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb. While Anderson may be very good at stealing the hearts of middle-aged white women and reporting from war zones, he is not very good at drinking. It took a couple sips of white wine and good ole Andy was slurring like Diane Sawyer on election night and spouting off sex jokes.
How were you occupying yourself in this trying time? Could you eat? Sleep? Did white wine even taste sweet anymore? Whether you were Team Hoda and Kathie Lee or Team Chelsea, you can finally unclench your butt cheeks and relax.
During a Today show segment about a DoSomething.org app that makes pet adoption as easy as smearing fingerprints on your iPhone screen, Kathie Lee Gifford insisted that noted fashion photographer Nigel Barker hand her a dog that he was holding, and then she immediately dropped said dog on his head. Kathie Lee's was not an evil puppy love, but evil did come because of it.
22-year-old high school freshman Taylor Swift has upset some powerful people in her day. Kanye West, when she won "Best Female Video" at the 2009 VMA's. Victoria Gifford Kennedy, when she crashed a Kennedy wedding and tried to touch her rough paws to Kennedy skin ("a handshake," Taylor called it) — how vulgar. But what Taylor didn't realize when she crashed that wedding was that she was crossing a force far more powerful than either Kanye West or Victoria Gifford Kennedy:
Today on Franzia Presents Today, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb were talking about what life was like before Hoda met her boyfriend Jay and Kathie Lee referred to the time as "Before Jay. BJ." I'm blushing for you, Hoda.
Far-right presidential candidate Rick Perry dined with self-appointed "godfather of politics" Donald Trump last night. What did they do afterwards? Partied with pageant queens, Kardashians, and Kathie Lee Gifford at the Sheri Hill fashion show in the Trump Tower. Update: Page Six reports that Perry "made a beeline backstage" to hang out with the models, including Kathie Lee's daughter Cassidy.
What will the Today Show's 4th hour do without Kathie Lee's incessant absorption of vino?
When television celebrities collide! Did you know that Kris Jenner (mother of all Kardashians) and Kathie Lee Gifford have been best friends for 35 years? Well, now you do.
Everyone's favorite daytime lushes toast to "Boozeday Tuesday" with a gigantic margarita. But don't worry, they won't be drinking the whole thing - think of all those calories!
Viewers of the Today Show's fourth hour might be familiar with Kathie Lee's names for her stomach area: her "pooch," the "menopot," and even the "Snooki Pouf."
At the end of an interview, the hosts used the throw to commercial break as a battle of exhausted wits. Kathie Lee's not excited for the next segment because "I'm wearing very high shoes!" and Hoda chimes in "...and spanx!"