Kathie Lee and Hoda with The Scoop
Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb had The Scoop on The Today Show and talked everything from Qsymia diet pill approved by the FDA to Ring Force review to Tom Cruise and Suri reunited in NYC and much more.
FDA Approves Qsymia: New Diet Weight Loss Pill
The FDA has approved a new weight loss pill called Qsymia, which is for people that are obese. The pill helps you feel full and is supposed to help you drop six to nine percent of your body weight. This is the second weight loss pill approved by the FDA recently, after Belviq was approved in June. Hoda said it suppresses your appetite, but you still need to diet and exercise. Kathie Lee said doctors said it can raise the heart rate of some people, but for morbidly obese people it gives them hope.
Kathie Lee & Hoda: Bruce Springsteen Gets Last Laugh
After getting the lights turned off on him and Paul McCartney in London for a noise ordinance, Springsteen made fun of the London concert in Dublin and brought his own amplifiers and plugged them in and started off where he left off. He played I Fought The Law and the Law Won. He played 31 songs for three hours and 21 minutes.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Pregnancy Controversy
The new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer was given the job when she was pregnant. She now has said she would take three weeks for maternity leave and work from home at the same time. Now employees are worried that if they get pregnant would they be expected to take the short maternity leave as well? The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced that pregnancy-related discrimination charges are up 35% in the past decade.
Kathie Lee & Hoda: Tom Cruise & Suri Reunited
Tom Cruise and daughter Suri Cruise were reunited in NYC. This is the first visit since the Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes divorce drama has hit the news. According to TMZ, Tom is sad about the divorce, but not bitter.
Kathie Lee & Hoda: Man Writes His Own Obituary
Val Patterson, a Utah man, wrote his own obituary and blurted out everything he did wrong in life. He wrote he never was a Ph.D. and it was a paperwork error at his college and he kept it. Disneyland can take him off the “Banned For Life” list. He apologized to his wife for smoking cigarettes and robbing her a decade or more of them growing old together.
Marie Claire Photoshops Kate Middleton Onto Magazine Cover
In South Africa, Marie Claire Magazine ran a picture of Kate Middleton on the cover and it appears to be her, but they photoshopped her head onto the body of a model and made it look like it is her. Good or bad thing?
Kathie Lee & Hoda: Ring Force Review
Just in time for the 2012 London Olympics, Ring Force is being released for kids eight to 12 years old. This is a kids book by Brian Brown and it is $6.99. It is said to be a great adventure for the kids to read that will get them pumped up for the Summer Games.