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Did Al Roker Stir Things Up on TODAY?

August 17, 2012 by Marc Berman in Highlights with 0 Comments

By Douglas Pucci

Today show - August 16, 2012

Al Roker (second from left) uttered a noticeable quip at host Matt Lauer (fourth from right) on "Today" on August 16, 2012.

Three members of the 2012 Gold Medal-winning U.S. women’s Olympic rowing team – Mary Whipple, Meghan Musnicki, and Esther Lofgren – visited NBC’s “Today” show on the morning of Thursday, August 16th.

At the conclusion of the segment, host Matt Lauer commented on the women’s victorious gesture of throwing one of their own teammates into the water by joking, “the tradition here in New York is to throw her in the Hudson River.”

Weatherman Al Roker then added, “…which is different in our tradition, which is to throw one of us under the bus. But that’s another story.”

What might Mr. Roker be referring to?

Ann Curry's exit

Lauer answered lightheartedly with a “Mr. Roker!”

View the 24-second video clip of this “Today” show segment:

Guess that honeymoon from the London Olympics is over, eh?

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman is the Editor in Chief for TV Media Insights, the online destination for television and media. Berman has appeared on camera for Extra, Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, The CBS Evening News, CNN, and more; and his 2014 desk calendar, “Today in TV History,” is presently available.

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