Kathie Lee and Hoda with The Scoop
Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb had The Scoop on The Today Show and talked everything from the London Olympics to Scandalous on Broadway to Hoda’s birthday and 21 Drops 18 Sleep review.
Kathie Lee & Hoda: 2012 London Olympics
Kathie Lee and Hoda talked about some of the standout moments from the 2012 London Olympics. Missy Franklin, the 17-year-old swimmer, wins gold. Katie Ledecky, the youngest person to win a gold medal for the United States, joined the ladies in the studio for a cameo. Ledecky is 15 years old. In total, the US won 104 medals, of which 46 were gold.
Kathie Lee and Hoda talked about Gabby Douglas winning the gold in All Around for women’s gymnastics. The ladies said she will be the athlete with the most endorsements from these games and she has already been on the Corn Flakes box.
Michael Phelps became the most decorated Olympian of all time. He is retired now, but he won 22 medals and 18 of those medals are gold.
Kathie Lee & Hoda: Hoda’s Birthday
Hoda Kotb’s birthday was on August 9 and in celebration of her big day Kathie Lee sent her crab cakes from Coastas Inn for her and her family to enjoy. These are a huge favorite of the ladies, as they talk about them all the time!
Kathie Lee & Hoda: Scandalous On Broadway
As was reported last month, Kathie Lee Gifford is headed to Broadway in November 2012 with her musical Scandalous. It will be at the Neil Simon Theater and the playbook is now complete. If you order tickets today, use code TODAY and you get a special discount. Go to scandalousonbroadway.com. Two months from today is the first preview.
Kathie Lee & Hoda: Jennifer Aniston Engaged
The big news from Hollywood over the weekend was Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are engaged. They have been dating since May 2011. Kathie Lee said she is happy for them.
Hoda: Talking Ben App Review
For their Favorite Things this week, Hoda Kotb said this one you are going to love. She brought in an app for you phone. It is called Talking Ben and it’s free. The app records your voice and plays it back with a dog character saying it back. She said you can make birthday messages and you hit send or share and it is free.
Kathie Lee: 21 Drops 18 Sleep Review
Kathie Lee struggles with the sleep thing. This is a new product she is trying out. It is called 21 Drops 18 Sleep. It is a rollerball for aromatherapy. You put it on different spots of your face (pressure points) and it relaxes you.