Kathie Lee & Hoda: Wendy’s New Pretzel Bacon Burger
Kathie Lee and Hoda discussed the rumored pretzel bacon burger coming to Wendy’s menu. The new item is said to be a burger topped with bacon in the middle of a soft pretzel. The fast food chain has yet to announce the addition or confirm the rumors surrounding the burger. Hoda said she is excited to try it and hopes that the rumors are true, but she also said she wants to try another new food creation, the “cronut.” The cronut is a new craze in which a croissant is combined with a donut, resulting in fried, layered deliciousness.
Kathie Lee & Hoda: Minneapolis-St. Paul Named America’s Fittest City
For the third year in a row, Minneapolis-St. Paul was named America’s Fittest City. The rankings are based on health aspects of each city, including smoking rates and number of parks. After Minneapolis-St. Paul, Washington, D.C. was the second fittest, Portland was the third, San Fransisco was fourth, and Denver was fifth. Kathie Lee and Hoda were surprised to find out that New York City was ranked at 24 because the city is so walkable.
Kathie Lee & Hoda: Miss Universe Canada Miscount
Miss Universe Canada took the crown and not even 24 hours later found out that there had been an error in the counting, and she did not actually win first place, but she was actually third runner-up, meaning four women came in ahead of her. Kathie Lee and Hoda said she was very professional and kind about the mix-up and she said that she was happy she got to see how it felt to win.
Kathie Lee & Hoda: Handbags Harbor Harmful Bacteria
A study showed that 1 in 5 handbags harbor harmful bacteria. Hoda explained the study, saying that more specifically, it’s the handles of handbags that are germ-ridden. When you hang your handbag on the back of a bathroom door, you still have to touch it with your dirty hands, so remember to wash the handle of your bag before leaving the restroom.