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>> and i'm looking forward to your trip today to israel. >> and a special tribute to frank in one of the most incredible places in if world. i think it's the most incredible place. frank just loved it. we'll share that. >> one of your favorite people in the world this year, carol lee, is in "tuck ever lasting" about a family that lives. >> forever. and is headed to broadway. also starring a wonderful guy named michael parks, a beautiful cast. and you might just get a glimpse of her -- nope. you, you might get a glimpse of you behind us when she sings. maybe's downstairs. because you sent in your best days pictures. remember that? >> it will be part of it. are you guys ready for words of wisdom? >> why not. >> here we go. >> courage is not having -- wait let me do it again. courage is not having the
when you don't have the strength. that's by theodore roosevelt. how about that. >> i like it. you had a big night. >> i had a fun day. yesterday afternoon a bunch -- there's this thing called the garden of dreams. it's an incredible program for kids who have challenges, medical challenges or some kids are coming from homelessness. it's an opportunity for them to show their talents. they're going to wind up in a big talent show. i got to tell you. it's within of the events that you go to and watch a kid holding a microphone and singing and you get to see in front of you their life changing. when you think about how many times in your life to you witness someone's life change -- these two girls sang a taylor swift song. the girl to the left has a medical issue where all of our ribs were fused together. when they were singing together
i cannot wait until they step up on radio stay april 16th. it's going to be great. >> are we going to see a little of this? >> i did some pictures. that was it. >> i saw the whole thing last year and it was fun. >> i didn't have any phone out. >> here's -- we brought the wine bot out. >> and i have a perfect record on the winebot. perfect for music. >> all righty. this is our issue. a new bill has been introduced in the new jersey legislature to outlaw texting while walking. if it passes -- >> where did you come from? >> that was lame. >> certain things are worth it. >> okay. i think we get the gist. >> okay. joke over. nice talking to you. all right. if you draw blood, be back and show us.
>> you could face 15 days in jail. >> a $50 fine. >> or both. so do you think it's a good idea for someone like right now alex would be on his way to prison for 15 days because he's -- >> sounds like a good idea. [ applause ] >> so the question is it okay. so i think that the penalty is way too ridiculous and severe if you are texting and walking. what if your kid texts you something important and you have to text him back. you're under arrest kathie lee, cody needed something. why don't you go to jail for 15 days. why don't you hashtag it team hoda for a change. >> let's go back to the initial idea of this. we're wondering if it should be against the law. >> illegal and you should go to jail and pay a fine. >> we're just asking should it be -- >> no. >> that's what i thought. >> no, now you're try -- >> no.
>> here's the choice. >> hoda! >> do you get arrested and go to jail or do you not. that's what we're debating. >> you want to win that battle. >> stop it. >> i haven't even started yet, guys and you got the winebot going. i'll give her this one. >> no, don't give it to me. >> what if somebody is going to be killed because they're texting and not looking around? they're either going to go -- they're going to go into a bus, a bus is going to go into them, a pedestrian is going to fall, you're going to sue the city. it's so dangerous to walk and be doing this. it just is. somebody is going to die pum i'm glad they're making this a law. >> jail. >> this is the idea. should texting while walking be illegal. >> what's the penalty? >> that was the question, hoda. >> the reason i frequentedaked out is because when they talked about the penalty i said, 15 days in jail for being arrested.
were like hey, slap on wrist, don't do it. >> then they're going to keep on doing it. >> exactly. well finally the red winebot is starting to win. >> that's what's wrong with our civilization. our laws don't me anything. >> let's just debate texting and walking. >> if it was somebody you loved that got killed, it would be against the law. >> and if your son cody was going to prison for 15 days job you wouldn't like it. >> i wouldn't like it but he would never do it again. >> what if you went to jail tomorrow because you had to text andy about something important? >> i don't know who andy is. >> doesn't matter. it's important. >> i wouldn't do ill while i'm walking. i can't see it when i'm sitting down. i think it's much more dangerous than we give it attribute. >> can we take one shot of the wine because i don't think it's going to last.
should it be illegal to text whale walking. >> and go to jail. let's send justin bieber to jail. tell them why. >> this is interesting. justin has announced -- >> that looks a bit like a woman right there. i'm sorry. i keep thinking, is that kristen stewart? stewart? >> yes. all right. he just announced on instagram that he's not long going to have meet and greets with fans backstage after con seshts because he says it drains him too much. fans pay up to $2,000 fshor that moment. let's read why justin originally said he wanted to make this change. he said, quote, i enjoy meeting such incredible people but i end up feeling so drained and filled
spiritual energy that i end up so drained and unhappy. i warrant to make people smile and happy but not at my expense. and i always leave feeling mentally exhausted to the point of depression. the pressure of meeting people's expectations of what he's supposed to be is too much to handle. and he wants to stay in a healthy mind. >> he has 114 shows scheduled from now until late november. maybe he should not do as many tours and live up to his obligations. i think he's awfully young and awfully fit to be so exhausted. look what taylor swift does with her fans. and i wonder if they pay for it. i don't know. i've been in this business a long long time. i've never heard of people getting paid. charity stuff. but you get paid? somebody gets paid for you doing what you should do which is say hello to your fans and be kind to them. not thousands of them.
and greet? >> i have never heard of that. >> but at taylor's concert, i continue know this because of karen's daughter got picked, they hand pick super fans from the audience and bring them back as a surprise kind of thing. >> there's no money. obviously people are going to get their money back. it's not a good idea to disappoint fans at that point. anything you've already agreed to he should do and maybe change the policy afterwards. but that is not cool. people that love you will stay with you for the rest of your career if you treat them right. >> you've been in the business for a long time and in order to do that, in order to stay like that, what did you have to do? what's the drill? >> regis and i -- for years i was doing nightclub acts. then regis and i did it 20 years together. you go out there and all the people that are still waiting to see you, you see. >> right. you know?
city, they'll bring in the high rollers. that doesn't mean that we got paid any more but that's what you do working for them. you're expected to say hello to high rollers. >> the company backstage who organizes some of these things. they said it was a security issue. they claimed there was some security issue that forced them to cancel all of the meet and greets and then justin put out the instagram that said he was tired or whatever he said exactly. >> who knows what's going on in his private life. if he would stop some of that silliness he wouldn't be so tired. just me, just a mother speaking. i love the kid. i've known him a long long time and i adore his mother. but there es more going on than we know. >> and i think anyone who has been a sounding board for a friend who's been in pain and sometimes you do take on the pain with you and i's not simple. >> this is different, though. he's very good about going to hospitals and things like that and being there for sick kids.
he's talking about after his shows. they're not dumping their problems on him, i don't think. they're just thrilled to meet him. we'll see. hoda is winning by a lot. i hope nobody gets hit by a bus. this is going to help the brides go go to the rest room. you can't go. jennifer garner told this great story about when she had this oscar dress she didn't know how to use the bathroom because i.d. was big and flowy. there's something called a bridal buddy. take a look. >> the bridal buddy can eliminate an audience in the bathroom stall on your big day. keeping the bridal buddy hidden. start by gathering your gown in front of you, pick up the bridal buddy and bag your dress from front to back.
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when i first came here to london i was an outsider. and they called me a shop keeper. it wasn't a compliment. i know what it's like to have doors not open for you. you have to fight. but sometimes you can pick the wrong fight. >> yeah. >> so he was indian, right? skbr >> yes, indeed. experiencing racism. and the great thing about harry is he had a big heart and loved everyone. we addressed the issues. it is our last season. it's the kind of thing where we knew we were going to do four from the beginning. it's different than in the states. in the states here you do a pilot and it's the great unknown. over there you have a finite amount of time to do it. >> in fact around the world this particular show is shown in how many countries in the world?
and it's just been such a massive hit overseas. >> i don't know if you expected that when you first came on with us to talk. >> i did expect that. i'm very delusional by nature. >> it's such a unique story. >> it is a unique story but i think that everyone is fascinated with costume drama and a simpler time. texting. everyone is on their phones and no one is really connecting with each other. this is a way to go back to a time when if you wanted to see someone you had to go to their home and speak to them face to face as opposed to be hiding behind something. >> out of all of the characters you play, i've heard you say this is your favorite. what is it about this character? >> he's fascinating. amazing. he invented shopping.
during the day and was a leader that led through example and love. at night he gambled and kind of went off the rails. u you look for the dualialties to play because they're fun to play. >> when you're shooting something like this in london -- we've talked to actors who have shot here and it seems like there are 17 million talks and it takes forever. when you shoot something in london, is it down and dirty? do you just do it and move on? >> down and dirty, yeah. >> i listened to what you did about this. >> no. over there they are overprepared. they're really, really great to work with. i grew up in the theater and over there everyone is kind of from the theater. we were all kind of -- everyone works hard and they're not pretentious, they have fun and play.
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>> what's your name? >> ashley. >> where are you from in. >> lake land florida. >> >> the wedding singer which first class passenger helps unite adam sandler and drew barrymore on a plane? >> i'm going to say c. >> so sad. so sad. >> who was it? >> it was billy idol. remember he common deers the pa system on the plane and encourages adam sandler to sing. one of his big songs was "white wedding." >> i remember that. back to you. >> what's your name? >> hailey. >> you're from. >> harrisburg,arkansas. >> this is a picture clue. look at the picture. identify this 2008 movie which stars katherine heigl as a
>> "27 dresses." thank you. >> not even a moment's hesitation on that. >> yeah, the height of her popularity on "grey's anatomy." the title refer to the fact that she was a bridesmaid 27 times. in this movie her sister is getting married to the man she secretly loves. >> she's a doll. >> great access. >> terrific in "knocked up" too. the movie. >> go, hoda. >> what's your name? >> debbie fernandez. >> where are you from in. >> oceanside, california. >> all right. here we go np the julia roberts movie "my best friend's wedding" what classic song is featured in both the restaurant and wedding reception? it is midnight train to georgia, i say a little prayer for you or "close to you"?
>> okay. hoda. it's not i-hoda day. >> i would like to hear you sing it. yeah, a song that was made popular by deon warwick. what an amazing song writing. 30 years later the song lives on and has such great moments. >> and austin powers did a lot of theirs too. one more. >> e my name is heather. >> you're from? >> jefferson, maryland. >> identify -- this is a picture -- this 1967 drama that ends with a bride riding a bus. anybody? >> "the graduate". >> "the graduate." yes. >> mike nichols directed that. >> and the movie that made
classic movie ending. >> kids today think that paul newman was the guy that does the food. >> 50-year anniversary of that movie next year. >> i wish you wouldn't have said that. >> do we have time for one more? >> so, we don't. i'm sorry. >> we don't? >> we're going to leave a little time for frank, okay? >> bye faelicia. >>burg any trip to the holy when my chronic pain got bad, my doctor prescribed medication-an opioid. it really helped! but it came with some baggage: opioid-induced constipation-oic. sooo awkward... you sound like you're ready for the movantalk! opioids block pain signals. but they can also block activity in the bowel, causing constipation. movantik can help reduce constipation caused by opioid pain medications. do not take movantik
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frank in one of his favorite places in the world. >> this is one of the best places on the trip to israel. this is the first time i've been back to israel without frank by my side. but he was very much in my heart. >> i want to say condolences about frank. >> thank you so much. >> your husband just so you know this, my wife, she listened to her testimony and you meant a lot. >> this time i'm here with family and friends, including my writing partner and his wife and son. david has collaborated with me for the last 15 years. we wrote this song in memory of frank.
this beautiful natural oasis. and it reminds me of when i was here four years ago with frank. he loved it here. e couldn't believe that david hid in these amazing kaefs. and he was so moved by the story of david and goliath. what is your stone, where will you throw it what is your gift, how will you know it what is, what is your stone
ruins in says rrhea brought without vivid memories with frank. >> i have a distinct memory of being here with my husband, hoe saw the hippo droem and the sports caster in him could not help it. he jumped over here and went to the edge saying good evening everybody. welcome to giant stadium. it's a roaring crowd tonight. good fight or something like that. this is that wonderful way. he loved it here oh my lord he loved it here. i have a million memories of being here with him. they're all good. here are the ancient roman stadium surrounded by family and friends. it seemed fitting to pause and pay tribute to me. >> we rejoice in his life, a life well lived, we rejoice in a race well run. when we came back he couldn't talk about anything else. he wanted to show everybody his stones in his trophy rooms.
they wanted to see his stuff. but frank would take them right to the stones, look at these stones. a man who was in seven halls of fame went into the hall of faith. his name written in the book of life. and i just, i praise god for that. i'm so happy you're all here. thank you. your word cuts like a knife it strengthens my heart, lengthens my days fills me with hope, thrills me with praise your word, your word thank you. >> how beautiful was that? >> you know, thank you who
it's frustrating to hear the music. you can get the music if you like the songs they're done there, you're going to love them done right in the study. go to klgandhoda.com and connect. >> what a beautiful, beautiful tribute. i like the giant stadium. i could picture frank doing that. >> oh yeah, give the sports caster a stadium. >> so beautiful. that was gorgeous. we'll be back right after this.
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karl lee carmelo. she's getting ready to bring a beloved classic in "tuck everlasting". >> she's going to sing my most beautiful day for us. you're going so see some of your photos as she's sing in the back. you've been working on this for a long time. >> on and aefr for six or seven years and we did an out of town tryout and workshops and labs. we're finally on broadway. previews start march 31st. >> i'm going to bring sissy spacek and hoda woman on opening night. here she is, the most
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it's a big big day around here here. >> it is. >> it's the data joanne was born. she needs to remain nameless. >> come here. come here. happy birthday. we bought you a little cake. >> thank you. >> by the way, we -- >> can i make two announcements. if you want your zreems deciphered, please go to klg and
>> there's way too much fire. how many candles are there. >> 84. >> i'm going to kill you. >> love you. >> tomorrow "today" is throwing a big fat wedding. >> she has to blow out the candles. >> make a wish. >> we have to toast jojo. >> that's a necessity. >> everybody should have somebody they work with that they love this much who makes everybody this happy every single day and is a little crazy too. >> that's what we love about our jojo. >> happy birthday. >> tomorrow, a performance you're not going to want to miss. >> we're ambushing two brides and treating them to makeovers? if you're a fan, we're looking in for new fans of the week. >> do that. >> bye. >> bye.
day. it's a day to celebrate hi everybody, good morning to you. happy wednesday. thank you for being with us, you're watching a show we call "charlotte today." how are you? we're glad you're here. >> i'm doing wonderful 'leen. >> for more than a year you have been on the show now. a year and a couple of months. year is some change. >> yes. >> yes? >> uh-huh. a year. i know. i've been enjoying it too. i really have been enjoying it. >> i hope so.
you'd say it on live temperature. >> let me just brag about you. i get this asked all the time. what is colleen odegaard like and i said look, 'leen is -- >> lean and mean. >> 'leen is funny. always don't hear -- you don't even understand the skill level because you do exactly -- you deliver the news and you do it excellent. and you do it extremely well. but beyond that, you're funny. and when people watching you -- >> i feel comfortable. >> yes, you're funny and that's -- 'leen is one of the funniest women i have ever met. you are very, very funny. so i like that chemistry. let me get close to you 'leen. >> thank you friend. that's nice of you to say. well that's -- really nice. >> i've been here for a little over year and it's been fun. >> somebody was asking me the other day how long the show has been on the air and it's been six years. i've been here sense day one. i can't -- since day one. i can't get rid of me, still hanging on.