Kathie Lee & Hoda: Wedding Traditions & Celebrity Wedding Trivia


Kathie Lee & Hoda: Who Knew?

Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb played their weekly trivia game, Who Knew?, and between Miley Cyrus’ engagement and wedding season in full swing this month, they tested viewer knowledge of everything wedding trivia related.

Kathie Lee was across the street at the NBC Experience Store ready to give out $100 for people who get the question right and those who don’t answer correctly get a Kathie Lee CD. Helping out Hoda was Carley Roney, editor-in-chief at theknot.com.


Kathie Lee & Hoda: Engagement Rings

Kathie Lee and Hoda are joined by Carley Roney, editor-in-chief at TheKnot.com, to discuss wedding trivia

Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb were joined by Carley Roney, editor-in-chief at TheKnot.com, to discuss wedding trivia, including bridesmaids dresses, June weddings and celebrity weddings.

Why are engagement rings worn on the fourth finger of the left hand?

  1. Because most people are right-handed
  2. Because it was once thought a vein in that finger leads directly to the heart
  3. Because ancient priests decried that finger the holiest
  4. None of the above

2 was correct and audience member got it right. This is due to Ancient mythology, but it has stuck with us…some countries use the other hand.


Kathie Lee & Hoda: Celebrity Wedding Trivia

Which famous celebrity couple spent $900,000 to fly their guests to their destination wedding?

  1. Victoria and David Beckham
  2. Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes
  3. Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston
  4. Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries

2 is correct and audience member was correct. Tom Cruise and Katie Holme’s wedding was in Rome, Italy. They wanted to make all the travel arrangements on their own and keep it on the down-low.

Kathie Lee & Hoda: Bridesmaids Dresses

Why is it customary for all of the bridesmaids to wear the same dress?

  1. To confuse evil spirits
  2. To make sure not to steal the attention from the bride
  3. To match the table linens
  4. None of the above

1 is correct answer and the audience member was wrong. Bridesmaids used to all wear white and if you were a bridesmaids three times you were collecting all the evil spirits in the white dresses and people started to think you would never become a bride, so they switched it to bright colors.

Kathie Lee & Hoda: Most Expensive Wedding Locations

Which of the following locations was not among the Top Ten Most Expensive Places to get married in 2011?

  1. New York City
  2. Rhode Island
  3. South Florida
  4. Hawaii

4 is the correct answer and audience member was wrong. Carley Roney says that people have these big weddings in Newport, Rhode Island and Hawaii is actually 14th on the list.

Kathie Lee & Hoda: June Weddings

Why is June the most popular month to get married?

  1. Because Venus aligns with Mars and creates lasting love
  2. Because the Roman goddess June rules over marriage
  3. Because it is the least likely month for rain
  4. None of the above

2 is correct answer and audience member was wrong. In Ancient times, you wanted the gods on your side if you were getting married.

Kathie Lee & Hoda: What The What?

Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb were joined by Sara Haines, as they took a look at photos that have you asking, “What The What?” The first photo was from Country Club Nursery Largo, Florida. There sign says “Were So Happy We Wet Our Plants.”

From Ritter Garden and Gift in Spokane, Washingon, their road sign says, “Pot Dealer Ahead” and of course mean planting pots, not drugs.

A cake for the Top 5% of students in Marion, Illinois read, “Congratulations 2012 Acadmic Banquet Attendees.”

Lastly, in Mexico, Maine a post office box with an out of order sign on it. Apparently the cement was cracking around it and they didn’t want it to fall on anyone, so they put the sign up. You can submit your photos at KLGandHoda.com.


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