We always knew we liked Al Roker. That charming smile, that warm laugh, that total lack of filter. We also knew we were leery of gastric bypass surgery. Turns out, we were right on all accounts, as evidenced by the fact that…um…Al Roker accidentally pooped his pants at the White House. While that’s certainly better than intentionally pooping your pants at the White House, it’s both amazing and shocking to hear the Today Show weatherman admit to going Code Brown with the President of the United States in the next room. Apparently it all started after Al allegedly ate something outside of the dietary restrictions set following his surgery. “And as I’m walking to the press room, I think I gotta pass a little gas here. So, I’m walking by myself, who’s gonna know, only, a little something extra came out,” Al admits to Dateline‘s Dr. Nancy Snyderman. “I pooped in my pants. Not horribly, but enough that I knew.” Not. Horribly. Not horribly, but enough that everyone in the free world would one day know.
Dick Clark, the pioneering TV host of American Bandstand, passed away this morning after suffering a heart attack. We’ll have a complete obituary of America’s Oldest Teenager over on VH1 Tuner. But here, we’re focusing our attention on the outpouring of remembrances from a not-so-surprisingly wide variety of celebrities on Twitter. The New Year’s Rockin’ Eve host touched a lot of lives. First up, naturally, is this reaction from the man who took the New Year’s reins from him, Ryan Seacrest.
Other broadcasters, from Al Roker to MTV alum Dave Holmes, were also saddened by the news.
Cutie patooties Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling hit Rockefeller Plaza this morning to promote their promising rom-com Crazy, Stupid, Love. and nobody could have predicted what ensued. As the Today Show quartet chatted up the good-looking duo, it was suggested that Gosling reenact his Dirty Dancing-style lift he does in the film with Ann Curry. While she bashfully (and insanely!!!!) denied the opportunity for Gos to grab her waist, Al Roker gleefully stepped up to the plate. Buff Gosling didn’t turn down the challenge, and though it took three attempts, he finally got Roker airborn.
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Since when did kilts get kinky? At the 8th Annual “Dressed To Kilt” charity fashion show, rocker Joan Jett donned door knockers on her buff bodice while Real Housewife of New YorkKelly Bensimon obliviously grinned as her nipples peeked out of her plaid corset. The random smattering of kilted celebs on the runway included Al Roker, Mike Myers, a tightly-corseted Kellie Pickler, Donald Trump Jr., and sexy Marcus Schenkenberg. Anything for a good cause, right guys? [Photo: Getty Images, Splash News]
Folks aching for round two of Al Roker‘s “verbal assault” on Heidi Montag & Spencer Pratt (surely the Frost/Nixon of our time) were let down after Today announced the pair’s scheduled interview had been bumped off this morning’s program. “Due to a change in the show’s schedule, we had to cancel the interview with Spencer and Heidi Pratt,” said a show rep. Judging from his Twitter, no one was more upset than Spencer.
WEATHERMAN I thought you were out of town today getting your stomache stapled again?/ you look very sick? Do you always look like your about to die? How old are you 97? You should retire asap- No one would even know?/ I heard you snitched on your own kids at school! I bet your kids HATE you!! I would if my own dad came to my school and snitched me/ is it true you have been married 6 times? I’m sure all your wives left you when they realized you were abusive to women! Sicko!
Roker has yet to acknowledge Spencer’s barrage on his own Twitter—a wise move, considering the Hills star might be rabid. Montag herself has focused on posting Twitpics from the AP offices in NYC, where the pair announced they’re seeking their own reality show. “[On The Hills], you don’t get to see our everyday lives and what we do,” said Heidi. What, you mean sleep, crap and pose for photographers? Can’t hardly wait!
It’s Republican women vs. goofy guys in glasses! First Alaskan governor Sarah Palingot upset when David Letterman made a joke about her daughter getting knocked up by Alex Rodriguez. The Late Show host swears he was joking about 18-year-old daughter Bristol, that didn’t stop her spokesperson from saying “it would be wise to keep [14-year-old] Willow away from David Letterman.” Because only a perv could joke about her kids getting pregnant, right? “I would like to see him apologize to young women across the country,” Palin told Matt Lauer on Today.
Then, after Al Roker‘s surprisingly combative interview this morning with Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag on the same show, Montag accused Roker of “verbally assaulting” her, adding ” I would warn any people, especially women, who are going on the show to watch out for him.”
So who’s the bigger scare to women? Letterman or Roker? Even if you think both situations are absurd, surely one of these goofballs gives you the willies.