Today: The Musical Is A Pinot-Fueled Train Wreck 

Kathie Lee Gifford's original musical comedy Today: The Musical premiered today on NBC, and holy god am I glad my job doesn't require me to literally dance to the whims of a drunk talking head. » 12/29/14 4:40pm 12/29/14 4:40pm

Hoda Kotb Had the On-Air Birthday Party Of Her Dreams

In today's Tweet Beat, Hoda celebrates her birthday in a style very much befitting her, Reese Witherspoon is trying to make flower hats happen and Michael Kors cosigns the denim on denim trend. » 8/08/14 7:30pm 8/08/14 7:30pm

Feminist Battle: Are You Privileged Enough to Get Some Sleep?

Miley Cyrus' Opening Number Is BANANAS

Miley Cyrus started her Bangerz tour yesterday and it looks...interesting. If her opening number is any indication, this concert pretty much encapsulates everything we've seen Miley do in the past several months: underwear as outerwear, sinister-looking stuffed animals, a little person carrying a photo of Britney… » 2/15/14 11:30am 2/15/14 11:30am

Kathie Lee Thinks 'Butter Face' Has to Do With Ejaculation

Today show lushes Kathie Lee and Hoda hung out with Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live last night, and played a fun game called "Encylo-Kathie Lee-dia," which tested how well KLG knows modern slang terms. » 2/14/14 12:12pm 2/14/14 12:12pm

Zac Efron Passed Out From an Oxy Overdose and Some Jerk Sold the Pix

The totally reputable National Enquirer has reportedly obtained a shot of Zac Efron collapsed in the Thompson Hotel on January 3rd after an overdose of "hillbilly heroin" Oxy, obtained during a batshit night of drinking. Efron reportedly got the pills from the street and requested all party guests to buy forty for… » 9/25/13 9:13am 9/25/13 9:13am

Miss New York Accused Of Calling Outgoing Miss America 'Fat As Fuck'

Two days before the 2013 Miss America pageant, Miss New York Nina Dalvuluri —the self-proclaimed Miss Diversity — was allegedly caught on tape calling outgoing Miss America Mallory Hagan "fat as fuck."* Keep it classy, ladies. » 9/13/13 9:00am 9/13/13 9:00am

Kathie Lee Wished Hoda a Happy B-Day by Channinging All Over Her Tatum

You know, there were plenty of super-important celebrity news stories we could kick this morning off with (K-Fed got married! and Angelina Jolie's kids are unimpressed by their mom's cinematic villainy!), and while I'm quite sure we're all familiar with the vicissitudes of morning talk show fate that paired… » 8/11/13 11:30am 8/11/13 11:30am

The View Is Trying to Get Hoda Kotb to Ditch Kathie Lee

The daytime talk show Russian roulette continues: Hoda Kotb, who hosts the fourth hour of the Today show with the brilliant mind that is Kathie Lee, has allegedly been approached to leave her post and join ABC's Barbara Walters's five-headed monstrosity The View. » 7/29/13 10:00am 7/29/13 10:00am

Amanda Bynes ‘Aided’ by Sleazy Sam Lutfi, Britney's Former Manager

This is not good. Sam Lufti, best known as the bizarre and controlling former manager of 2007 brokedown-palace edition Britney Spears, has got his claws into Amanda Bynes. Apparently he bought her the plane ticket back to L.A. after the bong-throwing incident and she's spoken to him on the phone since she was placed… » 7/29/13 9:00am 7/29/13 9:00am

New Today Show Castmember Can't Be Bleat

Squee! This morning on Today, Hoda and Kathie Lee met two baby goats from the Stamford Museum and Nature Center in Connecticut that had been named Hoda and Kathie Lee. » 5/10/13 6:20pm 5/10/13 6:20pm

Prince Harry and Michelle Obama Host Swoony White House Teatime

Re-watch your VHS of the Oscar-winning Julia Stiles rom-com The Prince And Me, because Prince Harry is on our shores and hearts are motherfucking AFLUTTER. Michelle Obama and Jill Biden surprised their guests at a White House Mother's Day ceremony when the Royal Ginger Apparated in front of the crowd. » 5/10/13 9:00am 5/10/13 9:00am

In Which Hoda Kotb Discusses the Shape of Her Pubic Hair on Live TV

This morning on Today, while discussing personal grooming, Kathie Lee said she believes landing strips are "just wrong." Of course, she said this before finding out that bestselling author and Peabody Award-winning journalist Hoda has one. Apparently KLG just does minor grooming of her garden. But what happened after… » 3/15/13 11:20am 3/15/13 11:20am

Kathie Lee and Hoda Are in a Chardonnay-Soaked Feud

No! The wonderfully batty, tipsy holy duo of Hoda and Kathie Lee are boiling with resentment thanks to that classic American triptych of greed, geography and sheer carnal impulse. (I may have thrown that third one in.) Apparently Kathie Lee has been lobbying to move Today to Los Angeles for quite some time, and her… » 2/15/13 9:00am 2/15/13 9:00am

James Franco Has No Gag Reflex

So James Franco deep-throats a pistol in J.K. Rowling's newest novel, James Franco and The Cavernous Sexual Ambiguity the upcoming Harmony Korine film Spring Breakers. Details interviews Franco this month, and its reporter recalls another instance of a Franco onscreen blowjob in his NYU student film The Broken Tower. » 2/13/13 9:00am 2/13/13 9:00am

Lovable Wino Hoda Kotb Is Off the Sauce for One Whole Month

In this edition of Tweet Beat, Hoda is taking a break from wine, Amber Riley has a cute haircut, Carrie Brownstein witnesses a sad rejection and Rachel Maddow and Greta Van Susteren are friends in their off hours.
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Jessica Biel Orders Justin Timberlake To Stop Hanging Out With Cameron…

Jessica Biel is apparently shit-flippingly threatened by the continued close relationship between exes Justin Timberlake and Cameron Diaz. She wasn't too psyched when they worked together in Bad Teacher, and recently Diaz did an interview in which this happened: » 7/31/12 9:00am 7/31/12 9:00am

Wow, That Was Fast—Savannah Guthrie Taking Over for Ann Curry Tomorrow…

Well Ann Curry's lukewarm butt-heat hasn't even begun to dissipate, but her replacement has already been announced: the Today Show's chipper-but-mellow-and-quite-good-humored-and-I-don't-really-know-much-about-her third-hour news lady Savannah Guthrie. "NBC sources tell us, Savannah will be anchoring with Matt Lauer » 6/28/12 8:15pm 6/28/12 8:15pm

Beyonce Fans Enraged that She's Been Associating with Scarlet Woman Kim…

After Beyonce was photographed hanging out with Kim Kardashian at a "Watch the Throne" concert in Birmingham, UK over the weekend, throngs of fans took to Twitter to express their outrage. "Beyoncé and Kim Kardashian in the same picture let alone the same sentence is tragic," said one. "if your role model is Kim… » 6/25/12 8:45pm 6/25/12 8:45pm

Hoda Kotb Will Probably, Maybe Get Ann Curry’s Job

It looks like Hoda Kotb is emerging as the favorite to take over for Ann Curry, who is supposedly leaving/being kicked off of NBC's Today A-team. A source said, "Hoda scores off the charts in focus groups, and the audience can relate to her," which seems like just the sort of thing morning show producers rub their… » 6/24/12 11:00am 6/24/12 11:00am