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from nbc news this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hey, everybody. we're excited. it's sunday monday it's february 15th. happy presidents' day. we hope you're enjoying your long holiday weekend. >> we're actually live. >> because we have to help this guy sell a book. >> william shatner in the house. >> yes, they're having more fun than if you were at home. they're at home actually aren't you? >> yeah we're at home. how are you? >> so well oh my god. >> really why? >> all right, we're going to
talk to you and your friend leonard nimoy in just a little bit, okay? >> i'm looking forward to it. >> great food today. all the guys home today will want to listen up we've got two gorgeous "sports illustrated" models. making history with three different covers. we have access to their sexy test test test. test. william shatner. >> yes, he's in the house. >> yep, yep. >> he's got this book we're going to talk about. and we'll got the hollywood buzz. >> with our friend brian. >> and our friend gina torres. >> very excited about that. >> she is so adorable. by the way, i have a hot piece of paper here it's very messy. this is "usa today" and kathie lee and i have our grammy picks. you can see how they're scientifically written with the xs and checks.
we're going to take our picks for the grammys. she's going to put it in the vault. thank you, amanda. please keep those -- >> where the sun don't shine. >> all right so you were seeing a cute little boy. >> i try once a month to go see my mom. it's harder and harder for her to travel so my brother and i get on trains we spent a little time together and visit my mother. take her out to dinner. we also use it as an opportunity to see my schecky. my little -- i'm insanely in love with him. i am insanely in love with him. >> he's so cute. ah you just want to nuzzle him all day. >> we always go to the chart house right there in annapolis on the bay, on the harbor. it's so pretty. >> how old is he? >> he's 14 months i think. >> he's so cute. he is such a cutie. >> really? that's worth a dinner? >> no no we always pay, we
always pay. >> they don't have my stuff on their wine list. >> and you bring it in? >> yes, they let me bring it in. >> in a bag? >> no a box. there's a lot of it. a bag won't do. you're funny sometimes hoda. >> we went to portuerto rico which was hot, sunny. there were like five girls. this girl was getting married for the first time at 50 and that's her posse. we just had a great time. >> you're a swimsuit model, why did you -- can we see that again, please? she's making that -- it's very clear what you're doing there, hoda. >> that's what i do. >> don't do that. >> ever since i've been in eighth grade, that's what i do. i'm behind. i like being behind. >> all right, so "snl." i hear it was funny this weekend. >> a couple of funny bits. if you're a jennifer aniston fan, you'll like this one. one of the cast members roll noodle "weekend update" and she
did a spot-on imitation of rachel green, that's jennifer aniston's character from "friends." >> this is incredible. it's so great to see you. >> oh colin, oh hi hi oh wow. >> how you been? >> what oh yeah yeah i've been yeah i've been good yeah i've been good yeah. >> is it me or do you always sound surprised by everything? >> oh what oh yeah wow, okay what yeah okay what yeah. >> very cute. >> who knew that -- i didn't think she spoke like that until right now. that was good. >> not in real life her character. >> yeah that's her character. >> excuse me. >> he needs to -- >> we're going to get to you in a moment. >> all right, so adele -- have you seen the cover of "vogue"? >> no let's see it. >> it's got adele on it. this is her second cover.
>> she looks great. how gorgeous. her skin. ♪ photograph you in this light ♪ >> you know what's funny, she looks great with a little makeup or a lot. she's got a tattoo on her hand. it's like on the inside by her pinky. >> says angelo. >> yeah her son's name very sweet. >> this cover girl. this is on the cover of "nylon" magazine. >> from a famous family. >> we're going to guess. >> it's on its way. >> we're going to the store right now. >> we got it. we got it. >> who is it? >> it says riley keough so we know it's elvis' granddaughter. >> why would we know that? >> what do you mean riley keough? >> because it's lisa marie's daughter i know that. >> riley keough. >> the guy on the right is elvis presley. oh riley keough it must be elvis' kid. >> am i right?
wait who's keough? >> lessisa marie married a guy named riley keough. right? >> yes. >> oh my gosh that was good. you said there's a dead giveaway riley keough. it was excellent. very smart. it's time to talk "sports illustrated." did you know there are actually three "sports illustrated" covers and they represent women from all walks of life all gorgeous. >> and one of them doesn't even have her top on. we'll talk to her. she's got a teeny teeny -- is that a swimsuit? actually be called a swimsuit? it's a band-aid. >> we have two with us okay. we brought two of the beach bombs here haley clauson, ashley graham come on out. >> i come bearing drinks honey.
>> oh i like to see you. >> how are you? >> congratulation ladies. >> thank you. >> okay did you totally freak out when they made the announcement? >> i mean i was ready to take over the rest like hello, happening, thank you very much. i was like a baby -- >> everybody was there, right? do we have that? the sound -- >> i can re-enact it right now. >> okay. >> thank you everybody, i appreciate you, you and you. >> what did you family say? >> oh right away he goes i knew it, yes. >> ah so sweet. >> i called my mom. i don't want to say what she said because she cussed. she was bawling, crying so cute. >> has she seen the picture? >> yes. she got those from me. >> my mom was, like thank god it's tasteful. thank god you have your suit on. >> we're going to play a quick game. see if we can guess the cover.
see if we can identify the models. here we go, picture number one. who is that person? >> kathy ireland. >> 1981. >> looked great too. >> tyra banks. >> it is? >> tyra banks. >> yes, it is. >> how did you know? >> i love her. >> all right, number three. >> beyonce. >> was it? >> okay i kind of knew. >> wait we're trying to get our hair blowing around. >> i thought they were supposed to not us. >> oh is this the wind blown. >> yes, you guy, congratulations. you've gotten incredible feedback by the way. >> we're breaking barriers. we're letting women know that beauty is beyond size. i'm a full size 14/16. did you think i would ever be in the pages, let alone the cover, come on. >> as a woman who's considered a plus-sized model, i was told i woulder in be able to do any of the things i am and i'm a testament you should just continue to go after your dreams and goals. >> and you're a testament to your ta-tas.
>> hello. >> thank you, congratulations. >> thank you, thank you. >> and we'll have to have a segment about you. >> all about you. >> yes, she comes in this way and she go also out that way. bye, guys. i like that. shatner. >> wait a minute let me take him over a drink. >> i think he wants the girl. i don't think he wants the drink. >> you want to keep him company? >> oh yeah, we wanted to stay and watch. >> yes, you can. >> you don't have a heart condition or anything do you? >> no, do you have a disease i shouldn't -- >> no no. ladies you can keep him company in the kitchen if you'd like. be careful. yeah we're still live. >> yes, we are. all right, you know what it is time for, kath it's time for our everyone has a story nominee. >> this month is lindsay opper's
grandmother. they're going to be skyping. >> hi lindsay. >> from sultan massachusetts, lindsay's there. this is a surprise to her -- you call her bubby, right? >> all right, that's good she wrote in to tell us about her grandmother's love story. about ten years ago, reconnected with a boy she went to high school with nate workman. at 84 years old, phyllis married nate this year. and at the wedding lindsay made a toast saying a good marriage is where both people feel like they're getting the better end of the deal. >> oh. >> did you even know lindsay had written in to us? >> not really. >> look at nate. nate, you with us? >> you bet, i've been excited
for 60 years or so. >> he's been excited for 60 years he said. >> always in love with her. >> you guys are going to come see us on thursday. saying the most meaningful gift she could think to give them wallace their very own wedding song. never too late for love. >> love it. >> i hope you have a safe trip. >> see you, okay? >> bye, guys. wave. nate. >> how cute are they? >> bye, nate. >> be sure to tune in -- [ laughter ] >> what's going on in here? >> always something. >> is this the best day of your life or what? look at you. >> i'm standing up straight because they're 6'3". >> i know. >> all righty quick shoutout to our darling megan. our press person. we just adore her. >> we threw a baby shower for her and it's called -- it was a theme that was all about love. it was hosted by savannah and
natalie. and we wanted -- it was held downtown in tribeca at a place called -- >> le conde. >> harvey weinstein came by. congratulations on his award. the design in there was styled by little miss party. i think it was one of the most beautiful baby showers i've ever been to. >> ever, ever. >> all right, gang a few of our favorite things are coming up a little later. >> she is fierce and fabulous. the no nonsense gina torres. the mother actress and singer tems us how she juggles it all so my kids don't have to forage, got two jobs to pay a mortgage and i've also got a brain. life's short, talk is cheap. i'll be working while you sleep. still don't think i've got a brain? you think a resume's enough? who'll step up when things get tough? don't you want that kind of brain? a degree is a degree.
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of a law firm on the hit usa series "suits." >> now with one of their own on trial, the stakes have never been higher. >> mike wants to represent himself. >> is he crazy? he can't do that. >> that's what i tried to tell him. >> you don't try, you just tell him. >> the only problem with that he knows it's his decision not to mention the only thing that's stopping him from going and pointing his finger to you or me is his loyalty to us. >> so that's it he's representing himself? >> i'm not saying that. >> what exactly are you saying? >> i'm saying i have a plan but i need you to sign off on it. >> whatever it is i'm in because if that kid handles his own defense, you and i are going to be the next ones on trial. >> that's the parting line. >> drop the mic. >> hey. >> yes, so nice to see you. >> i'm happy to be here thank you so much. >> boy, you are tough in this aren't you? >> i am i am. >> who are you? >> i don't know. >> you're so different in person. >> thank you. yes, yes, no she's definitely
this formidable character, and she takes, i mean she doesn't take anything from anyone. that's just -- that's delicious. >> yes, it's much more fun. >> to than. >> is that how you are in life? >> well depends on who you talk to. >> what would laurence fishburne say? >> that would be my husband. and we're still married. so i guess it's working. >> 18 years. and you have a little one, right? >> we have an 18-year-old daughter yes. >> it was fun reading about your bio. you're a great actress but i didn't know the singing part of your resume. that was kind of your first love? >> that was my first love. that was -- all i wanted to do was grow up and be like the 6 foot latino version of bernadette peters. i wanted to live on stage. live on the broadway stage. i got to do that. i actually ended up doing broadway musical with tommy tune and pete ratafin and that was my
life. that dominated the first 18 years of my career. >> what your path was going to be. >> and then i got a classical play and i did shakespeare out of town and then i booked a movie and i booked a series. as you know people's attention spans and their memories are about that big. >> they'd love to have you on now. now you can go back and write your own ticket baby hello. >> i'd love to do that. >> i learned you were a trained singer. i thought you were an alto. >> i was alto-meso-soprano on a good day. >> i'm fine with a little whiskey and -- when the fleet comes in every -- my voice goes down a couple octaves. >> i love it when this -- >> we have a song about that. >> if the three of us went out for drink, we would have an absolute blast, i can already tell from meeting her, right. >> is it true when you exercise
in the mornings, you have us on? >> i do no you're on. i watch you. that's right, i'm on the elliptical elliptical. i call it the apocalypse though. baby i'm going to do 40 minutes on the apocalypse. i'll be right back. >> you're a total delight. come back and see us. >> thank you, i would love to. >> and say hello to that wonderful husband of yours. "suits" airs wednesdays at 10:00, 9:00 central on our sister network usa. >> william shatner is here. >> hide the children. >> she hopes to inspire women of all sizes to love their bodies. >> her history
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mmmm mmmm....mmmm mmm mmm mmmm mmmm, yoplait the "sports illustrated" swimsuit edition making history in year with three different covers representing women of all sizes. >> we tag along with one of the newest cover models ashley graham who gave us an exclusive behind the scenes look at the making of the magazine in turks and keikocaicos. >> good morning, "today" show. i am your special correspondent on this exclusive behind the scenes tour of "sports illustrated" swimsuit edition
2016. let's go into hair and makeup. i am the first ever size 14 model to ever be in the pages of "sports illustrated." we're making history. and this issue is dedicated to all of my curvy women out there. it's so exciting. i'm speechless! >> it's just crazy how good she is right. the rumors are all true. she's the michael jordan of fashion and swim, you know. she just has that next level stuff. >> see the conditions they put me in? i have to put ice in the back of my pants. the term plus size to me has a terrible meaning. it's you're fat, you're out of
shape, you don't take care of yourself. i really want to get rid of labels. i think the world would be a better place without them. >> it's so pretty. now, i will have a green juice in the morning but i will also have a chip in the afternoon. you got to keep the energy level up. i think flaunting your curves does take a lot of guts but i think for these women who don't feel comfortable in the skin they're in i always encourage them to look in the mirror and start talking to their body. because the more you actually get to know your body and start to appreciate different things on it then the more you're going to love the woman that you are. >> honey, this is the new beautiful. >> perfect. >> she is right, that is the new beautiful, good for her. >> such a sweet girl. all right. the swimsuit edition is out today. >> with who's who of a-list stars, the pregrammy bash last
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record breaking weekend and past several days across the bay area. we're up to 78 degrees today in san jose and palo alto. a lot of sunshine today. we'll drop down to 50 degrees for most of news the bay area. up to 78 in napa. oakland, 80 degrees. 82 in antioch. 78 degrees in dublin over the next few days. we'll see cooler air moving in and showers expected on wednesday. what's happening on the roads, mike? >> not a lot. presidents' day holiday for schools and businesses so that means a light morning commute. let's look at your maps. overall the bay area hasn't seen any slowing. we have southbound 17 at 85 just show speeds coming down to below 60 miles per hour over the last few. no incidents reporting there. to the golden gate bridge and traffic is light and warn folks typical tourist locations folks walking across because it's a holiday there will be lots of
folks and tourist gathered back here. >> we know it's a holiday when you tell us about tourists walking on the bay bridge. back at 11:00. it's fun day monday presidents' day, and while we've been enjoying the long holiday weekend, there's no break from the hollywood gossip mill. here is pop goes the week brian balthazar. >> brian, how are we doing? >> we are doing great. >> it's grammy day. >> that means last night was clive davis pregrammy party. the 40th anniversary of the party. it is a big newsmaker. carly simon threw a surprise performance. she sang and the audience was on their feet clapping cheering. someone took it with their cell phone. glad they did. >> again, her voice is on point. it sounds exact likely -- >> she's on the stage --
>> she has terrible stage fright. >> all right, well she seemed to rise above it. what's also making news is who was can noodling. none other than blake shelton and gwen stefani. firmly on his lap the whole night. there were cheers for everyone. she sat on his lap the whole night. i'd say get a room but they're literally at the hilton. >> they seem like they're having fun together. >> they seem like they're in love. >> good for them. >> good for you. >> through clenched teeth. >> she has a new single out called "make me like you." some are saying it may be about none other than blake shelton. >> like you made me like you basically. like i didn't think i was -- you made me like you, yada yada. >> anyone else perform other than carleyy? >> because it was valentine's day, chrissy teigen and john legend. >> who else performeded? >> there was a video of -- a
video of whitney houston because it's the four-year anniversary. bring the room down. they played "the greatest love of all." >> i thought it would have been longer than that. some things seem like they're yesterday, others seem like they're so long ago. >> time is funny. lady gaga is preparing to perform at the grammys. david bowie tribute. she got a little ink on saturday. she got david bowie -- that's her snap chat. she's getting a tattoo of david bowie. one caption says this is the image that changed my life. she also has another one captioned hail mary full of grace, st. bowie. i'm sure you love that kathie. >> no, i don't. >> she just got that and she's performing tonight. will be interesting to see if she rewears something revealing or not. remember her performance at the super bowl was spectacular.
super bowl oscars won a golden globe. this is a great year for her. >> let's talk "snl." and kanye. >> kanye. so it's been an interesting week in the world of kanye. he performed on "snl." >> i don't envy his publicist. >> does he have one? so he performed his song ultralight beam and highlights and then he announced his new single is available on his website. so there he is on the performance. you know he's had a weird week. kim was there by the way. she's still sporting her bleach blonde hair which takes a highlight and ultralight beam. there it is right there the. she basically -- >> that's kim? >> yeah that's her bleach blonde hair. >> are you positive? >> i'm positive. so he started putting some weird tweets out. one of them about massive debt he claims he has. he says i write this to you, my brothers, while still $53 million in personal debt. please pray we overcome.
okay this is my true heart. you kn it's questionable whether or not that's true or not. i don't know. then he went on to tweet mark zuckerberg yesterday that said please call me tomorrow if you can. >> i'm sure he sent him a text. he said know it's your birthday but can you please call me? it wasn't his birthday. >> do people like his clothes? is anyone buying them? >> he's saying he's been pouring a lot of money into promoting his fashion line and the reaction to his clothes has been kind of fair. >> i don't think anyone likes them. >> it's not easy being a multimillionaire or not. but they were also living -- he and kim were apparently living in kris' house while they were building a $20 million mansion so there's a lot that doesn't add up. >> well she makes a lot of money. >> sharing finances. >> i don't know. >> i think a kick starter campaign will fail for kanye. >> they're two of the most iconic tv characters ever
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man." >> have you two thought of sing together? >> it's quite the book. welcome back. >> thank you so much. >> we talked about how in your career you're never close friends with people you work with because there was always a season for that. the show would end and you'd go your separate ways. with him, it was different. >> every show that lasts, you're friends forever. that's what you're doing, your battling the dialogue, you're worried about the same things you become really good friends. show's over. >> regis. >> regis disappears. he goes. he has his life to lead. and this guy you spent years with you obviously don't see because he's -- >> i just told you, i had dinner with him saturday night. >> you've ruined my whole theory. >> stop wrecking his thing. >> no the point is that's usually what happens but it didn't happen with you and leonard. what kept you friends? >> well three years doing the series. series is canceled. that's the end of it. bye-bye. got to make a living.
bye. oh we're going to make a movie? oh we're going to make seven? oh we're going to do personal appearances? oh we're going to do -- >> conventions. >> conventions. we were thrown into each other's company. instead of parting, we spent so much time together. >> talk about in the beginning how you guys weren't even -- you were kind of jealous of him a little. >> i was, natural -- >> competition? >> competition. suddenly he broke out and i said wow. >> you broke out, come on you look so sharp in those pants. >> what? >> i had to -- >> what pants? >> i know that was my only weapon. >> no tons of women had huge crushes on you. >> i know yeah. >> you broke out huge. >> huge. >> i was one of them. come on you did fine. >> so what i'm saying is do you two compete? that's what i'm saying. >> well we do on the air for the games we play but no we
don't. >> but that shows -- >> you're going to ruin another story. >> the thing is there is competition and it doesn't have to be -- >> malicious. >> that's the word malicious. it can be competition. >> so what happened at the end -- >> that's what i explain in the beginning of the book. >> what happened at the end, because there was a lot of press about how your friendship had a sort of falling out or something. what happeneded? >> you know i don't know. and that's the mystery that will go to everybody's grave. >> but you have a little idea. >> no, i swear to god. >> the friendship had somehow -- >> he wouldn't talk to me. >> didn't take your calls. >> maybe he was having some sort of dementia you think? >> i don't want to go there because his family's around him, but i don't know. >> but how that is heartbreaking. >> heartbreaking. >> you do talk about his
alcoholism. >> i sent him a note before he died of love friendship and how i missed him. i never got a response. >> do you ever run into his family members or friends, mutual friends? >> his son is a good part of the book. i interviewed his son, surprising to you though it may be. so there are -- there's a great deal of leonard in leonard. i did research on him, discovered things i didn't know about him. i interviewed him twice, three times. i did a whole hour and a half on him on disc. and then i had an interview show and i interviewed him and evoked stories that he never -- he didn't even remember himself. >> well they're in the book. it's quite a thick book. you worked hard. all the best. >> david as well. >> yes. >> all righty.
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if a dog or cat just doesn't cut it as a house pet for you, you might find the newest member of your family right here today. >> nat geo wild has a new prime-time show called "pet talk" where experts answer your questions about everything from how long to leave a pet at home alone to exotic animals. >> one of the hosts is david mizejewski. >> hi dave. >> welcome back. >> thank you. >> so these aren't fierce things like you usually bring. >> normally i bring you wildlife. i'm hosting this new show "pet talk" that's all about helping people understand their pets including exotic pets and maybe some animals that you might not want to get as a pet because they are a little too wild. >> you just said how long you should leave your pet at home alone. what's the answer? >> so it's -- >> don't ruin it for me. what is it?
>> honestly depends on your pet but you shouldn't -- a dog probably shouldn't be going more than four or five hours alone. so you want to get a dog walker. >> i have that. i do four. 3 1/2. what's the first thing? >> an alpaca. >> they're so silly looking, aren't they? >> if you guys want to come over here get a look at how beautiful this animal is. this is the whole farm pet trend. you can gently give a little pet. that wool is actually -- these guys were domesticated 6,000 years ago. hoda come around this way if you want and just give her a pet there. >> she doesn't like soft pets. >> obviously if you're getting one as a pet, it needs to live outdoors. you have to have a barn. not everybody can handle an animal like this. you want to do your research. make sure you can take care of it. you have a good vet. they can be very affectionate and they're very cute. >> what do they eat?
>> they eat plant material. so let's go on to our next animal. >> bye! >> here you go sweetie. our next animal you probably have heard of too. this one is a chinchilla. chinchilla is also an ancient animal. these guys are from south america. you can definitely pet this guy. >> the softest fur. >> they do breed these guys for fur coats. so i would not support that. but these guys are -- their fur is so thick because they live at high elevations. you have to remember they can get overheated very easily. they don't really have an ability to cool off. >> what's the life-span? >> they can live for several years. they're more than a mouse that lives one year. you want to think about the life-span. >> because you get so attached to them. >> they live in a cage in your house, right? >> these guys also have a special health requirement. they need to take dust paths. i'm going to put them in here. because they live in the mountains, they don't get --
look at that. >> they keep their fur clean by rolling in the dust like this. >> are you kidding? >> how does rolling in dirt -- >> it helps keep parasites out. sloughs off dead skin. >> kind of like a little spa treatment. >> is he happy in there? >> he's totally happy. >> yes, he does. >> understand what it needs so you can keep it happy. >> the next one. >> oh look at this. >> gorgeous animal. >> this is sid the cockatoo. a kind of par rat. parrots can live to be 80 years old. if you're getting a pet parrot, cockatoo macaw, whatever be prepared. >> can it talk? >> i hear you. there's your answer. >> they're very needy. they're intelligent. they're social. they bond with people. you need to make sure you're providing that as expect of life for these guys.
otherwise, they're not going to thrive. >> it's like zoolander. >> i am. >> wow. >> we got to bring the pig out. >> last but not least. >> is a pig. is this a pot belly? >> actually not a pot belly. >> he looks more like a boar. >> this is a 50-pound mini-pig. these are a hot trend now. they think they're only going to get this big. this is a 50-pound pig. some people get these pigs and they're over 100 pounds. do your research. know how big your animal is going to get. >> "pet talk" premieres this friday night on nat geo. >> next our favorite things. this is "today" on nbc.
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area. as we give you a live and right now at 11:00, it looks like record temperatures around the bay area as we give you a life look at san francisco and san jose. warm weather this presidents day. good morning everyone happy monday. thank you for joining us. i'm scott mcgrew. >> i'm kris sanchez. let's get right to meteorologist kari hall. this is a forecast for spring. >> yes, you really can't believe that this is mid-february. we have a lot of people rushing to the beach as our temperatures continue to warm up. here's a live look at ocean beach. a few white caps on the ocean so watch out for that possibility if you're heading into the water. now our temperatures are already in the lower 70s. half moon bay is at 72 degrees. oakland is at 6