Getty ImagesDavid Livingston Jillian Michaels says she was disappointed in Al Roker's response to her thoughts on the keto diet. Jillian also called Andy Cohen an "a—hole" after he called Jillian a "bad idea."She says her thoughts on the diet are backed by research.If you thought the ongoing keto feud between Jillian Michaels, Al Roker, and Andy Cohen was starting to calm down—well, you were wrong. According to Us Weekly, Jillian's still got some words for both Al and Andy after their criticism of her thoughts on the keto diet.On a not-yet-released episode of theSkimm’s "Skimm’d From the Couch" podcast, Jillian discusses how upset she was by Al’s tweets calling her a bully in response to her passionate rant about the keto diet for Women's Health. (Just FYI: Al has been on the keto diet since September, according to TODAY—and Jillian doesn't think the diet is a sustainable option for weight loss.) "What’s so disappointing is that for years … [Read more...] about Jillian Michaels Responds To Al Roker And Calls Andy Cohen An ‘A—hole’ After They Criticize Her Keto Rant
Jillian Michaels, 44, got a ton of backlash for her criticism of the keto diet. Al Roker called the fitness trainer a bully. Andy Cohen, who previously called the diet "dumb," said Jillian is a "bad idea."Earlier this week, Jillian Michaels, 44, slammed the keto diet in a video for Women's Health. "You’re starving your cells," she said in the video. Instead, she urged using "common sense" when you’re eating—avoiding processed sugars and grains, sticking to whole foods, and eating lots of veggies. But now, celebrity fans of the keto diet are firing back. Al Roker, who's said on TODAY that he's been on the diet since September, tweeted at the former Biggest Loser coach with some choice words. "So @JillianMIchaels, says #Keto is a bad idea," Al wrote. "This from a woman who promoted on camera bullying, deprivation, manipulation and more weekly in the name of weight loss. Now those sound like bad ideas." The TODAY show host went on to talk about his keto opinions on air. … [Read more...] about Al Roker And Andy Cohen Criticize Jillian Michaels’ Keto Diet Rant
A TV meteorologist in the upstate New York city of Rochester has had no shortage of defenders after he was fired for apparently uttering a racial slur on air. WHEC fired Jeremy Kappell after he was accused of referring to a park in his weather report as "Martin Luther Coon King Jr. Park." Rochester's mayor, who is black, called the words hurtful. Kappell, who is white, said it was a mispronunciation.NBC weatherman and personality Al Roker has tweeted in defense of Kappell. An online "I Stand Behind Jeremy Kappell" petition seeking his reinstatement had more than 46,000 supporters as of Thursday morning.Roker, who is black, said on Twitter on Wednesday that Kappell flubbed a line and should be given the chance to apologize on WHEC. "Anyone who has done live tv and screwed up (google any number of ones I've done) understands," he tweeted.Kappell has apologized and explained himself multiple times this week, most expansively during a four-minute video on Facebook in which he speaks to the … [Read more...] about No shortage of defenders for TV meteorologist fired over racial slur
Less than three months after "Megyn Kelly Today" was cancelled, it appears viewers now know who will replace her. On Monday morning, Dylan Dreyer revealed she will be co-hosting every weekday morning at 9 a.m. with Al Roker, Sheinelle Jones and Craig Melvin. "Hope you don't mind these faces! You'll be seeing a lot of them at 9am," she shared with her Twitter followers. "Please join us! #3rdhourtoday #youvegotafriendinus #letthegoodtimesroll @TODAYshow @SheinelleJones @craigmelvin @alroker." Al shared the same post with the message, "I love these guys." Moments From the Golden Globes Afterparties Rich Fury/Getty Images Kathie Lee Gifford's Possible Today Replacements The announcement also comes as "Today" works to find a replacement for Kathie Lee Gifford once she leaves the fourth hour this April. Reports have surfaced that Jenna Bush Hager could be named the new co-host alongside Hoda Kotb, but NBC has yet to deliver any official news. The Globes Keep Focus on the … [Read more...] about ‘Today’ Show Third Hour Replacements Revealed
As you know, the National Climate Change Assessment report is out. I'm actually rather overwhelmed with it all. It is a turning point by way of full acknowledgment of the importance of climate change and the need to act. Good for you, government of the United States! One small item has crossed my desk this morning tangential to the assessment but so deliciously hilarious that I did not want to let it pass without comment. Part of the roll out of the assessment will involve President Obama speaking with meteorologists across the country. Friend of mine made the remark that Fox News wanted the meteorologists to ask Obama about Benghazi. I assumed he was joking. But, he was not joking: Fox Host Wants TV Meteorologists To Ask Obama About Benghazi Today (VIDEO) Personally, I think it is wonderful that FOX wants Al Roker to ask President Obama about Benghazi. I hope he does. They can have a laugh about it. Except it won't be funny. "How's the weather in Benghazi, Mr. President?" … [Read more...] about Al Roker better ask President Obama about Benghazi!