Kathie Lee & Hoda: Andy Roddick Retired & Jessica Simpson Baby Weight


Kathie Lee and Hoda with The Scoop

Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb with The Scoop on The Today Show and talked about potty training in the middle of a restaurant, Jessica Simpson struggling with baby weight, Andy Roddick retires from tennis and is it okay to bring babies into a fancy restaurant.

Kathie Lee & Hoda: Potty Training In The Restaurant

At Thanksgiving Point Deli in Utah, a Mom was potty training her daughter in the middle of the restaurant. She had, what looked like a booster seat, but it was actually a potty training toilet. The restaurant said, “I think state and local health codes were in issue.”


Kathie Lee & Hoda: Candy Bag For Flyers

Kathie Lee & Hoda: Andy Roddick Retired

Kathie Lee and Hoda reported that Andy Roddick retired from tennis at the age of 30, after the 2012 US Open. (lev radin / Shutterstock.com)

A couple was getting on the plane with their 14-week-old twins, who were flying for the first time. The couple made bags of candy and passed them out to everyone on board with a note typed “from the baby boys” and apologizing if they get loud and it is is their first flight and enjoy the candy. The parents also brought earplugs for everyone if the boys get loud.

Kathie Lee & Hoda: Jessica Simpson Baby Weight Struggles

Jessica Simpson had a baby and she has been struggling to take off the baby weight. She has a deal with Weight Watchers to lose the weight. Hoda said some people are describing her as a breath of fresh air because some celebrities have a baby and then a couple weeks later their stomach is flat and they are at the gym and it is annoying quite frankly.


Jessica said, “I didn’t realize the weight didn’t all come off with the baby. I’m not a supermodel and my body isn’t bouncing back like a supermodel. She wants to exercise, but her boobs are too big to run right now.” Kathie Lee said the people that usually lose the weight right away are the ones that exercise when they are pregnant and eat healthy, not eat everything.

Viral Video: Mother Duck and Her Ducklings Cross Highway

In a viral video, a mother duck and her ducklings cross a major highway in Canada and it was caught on camera. Lots of close calls, but they safely made it across the highway. Hoda said it is cute.

Kathie Lee & Hoda: Andy Roddick Retired

It was a sad day at the U.S. Open on September 5 2012. Andy Roddick, age 30, announced he was retiring at the end of this tournament and he lost his last match of his career. Hoda asked what do you do after when you retire at the age of 30? Kathie Lee said he is attractive and will probably go into sports commentating.

Kathie Lee & Hoda: iHoda’s Playlist

She said you are going to love this one. It is all about the shoulders. The song is by Conor Maynard and it is called “Vegas Girl.” Hoda said he is a kid and British and Kathie Lee said this is Prince Harry’s theme song now.

Kathie Lee & Hoda: Is It OK To Bring Babies To Fancy Restaurants?

For OK! Magazine, Kathie Lee and Hoda answered the question: Is it OK to bring babies to fancy restaurants? Kathie Lee said as long as they bring along fancy manners there is no problem at all. Hoda said it’s ok as long as you bring them for the early bird special and let the grownups have their fun later.


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