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andrews probably in this entire industry the most. >> we're talking about carol burnett, comedy legend. by the way, still has, like -- she was on earlier in the 8:00 and the place was howling when she was talking. one of those people who crosses so many generations. doesn't she? >> yes. >> just fearless. >> and she happens to be the single -- she and julie, nicest women. >> she has new stories she's sharing in a newk book talks how she fired harvey korman. >> one night she actually did, but then it ended beautifully. >> it did. >> as usual. >> if you happen to be in new york, by the way, she's at the beacon theater this friday and saturday. >> yeah. >> seeing carol burnett at the beacon theater. wow! awesome. >> one of the worst times in my life and best times when taking over for her one night a week. just one night a week doing "putting it together" on
have an extra day of rest. can you imagine the people that came to the theater? hoping to see carol burnett and they get -- i mean, you know? it was not a popular position to be in. the experience of this was unbelievable. >> wow. >> all right. then the newlyweds, very different tastes, getting a design do-over, before and after and tips for personalizing your space, and do yout be patient. do it later. >> don't you hate it when a guy says, calm down, honey. >> that's right. >> and frank used to do that to me. turn the dial on my back. >> act like -- >> hey, why are you -- >> tried to do it very nicely, if it was group of people, and i didn't take it, and go, stop that! you know? don't turn me down when i'm
he didn't. and thanks to "today's" chef poppy is here. >> a drink. satherac. >> you look like -- >> got to try it. morning cocktails. every new orleanian knows. >> not sweet enough for me but i still like it. rye, whiskey bitters, lemon peel and l'ecu liqueur. found that out the other day. you don't care. >> i do. we're still on the heartburn thing -- from yesterday. >> you know what? i actually like that. you're right. not too sweet. >> poppy, cook gumbo with you in a little bit. all righty. >> what happened last night, watching "dancing with the stars," a live event, something happened. ryan lochte was dancing with his partner cheryl burke, "call me responsible" by michael buble.
wearing anti-lochte t-shirts ran out onstage. look at what the viewers saw. >> do you have a long way to go -- excuse me. hey, back off! excuse me -- excuse me. excuse me -- whoa. >> all right. >> excuse me -- >> wow. >> okay. >> tell you what -- all right. we're going to -- we'll take a break, get thet judges' comments. take a deep breath. we'll be right back. >> so good in situations like that. >> really, really good. >> what you didn't see, there were other cameras and cell phones video, guys stormed the stage and the security guys tackled them. there was some -- >> yeah. >> there were a couple -- about five, four, five female protestors in the audience chanting "liar" in the back. anyway, the lapd arrested two people for trespassing, and the
out. yes. >> wait, wait. ryan was asked about it after the incident. here's what he had to say. >> when there's that kind of strong emotion, what does that make you feel like? >> so many feelings are going through my head right now. a little hurt. but, you know, i came out here. i wanted to do something that i'm completely not comfortable with, and i did, and i came out here with a big smile and i have the best dance [ cheers and applause ] >> i think won points with people who really did not like his behavior at all. to say i'm a little hurt. he's not going to have instant redemption. this is part of the redemptive plan which takes a while. he's trying. what did you think? >> it's funny, "dancing with the stars" is often where a lot of people go where they want a new start a fresh start. that's what he's doing. he went on with matt and talked about how he is messed up and all that stuff and trying
thought, and a little scary, because you really don't know what's going to happen and what's going on. >> in today's world, no idea. what was he doing on the floor to begin with? usually pretty good security. >> could know how they were able to rush the stage like that. his mom in the audience crying and stuff. >> no matter your feelings, you never express them that way. that's rude and >> she also danced last night. ? higher ? >> oh, she was good. ? the day i met you life was ? >> go, marcia! >> marcia, marcia, marcia. >> she looks beautiful! ? you make me feel ? >> oh, i hope people vote for her. >> she's going to be a crown vav rit. >> look -- her mom -- her mom -- >> what's happening?
oh -- oh! >> i bet the whole cast going to show up through the weeks. you know? >> cindy, jan. greg. >> i can't wait until they all come. they're all going to be there. maybe "the patridge family" is going to come, too xl. >> all there. >> come together and cheer for marcia! >> why don't you go and cheer for marcia? >> i want to. >> she's adorable. something we love, but has been under the weather a little she had food poisoning. amy schumer has been in paris vacationing with her boyfriend. having so much fun, oh my -- they ate something weird, and she posted this picture with her in the bed, nice servicing, paris, except the food poisoning. and they ended up in the hospital. she did. to pass the time. it has to get out of your system, she filmed a parody video for a dating website because she actually met per boyfriend, the one she's there
take a look. >> hi. okay. this is my first time making one of these videos, but -- you know, it's a good time. so -- i -- my name is amy. i'm 35. i love just grabbing life by its horns, and experiencing everything, and i love music, and food, and someone to share all of that with. so i'm taking a chance. so -- >> she'll probably get a few calls. you know? a lot of lonely people in the world, but i love the way she -- >> so fun. >> obviously feeling better. have you ever had food poisons? >> not that put me in the hospital but i've eaten some things that have laid me up far o'while. one of my first -- i'm sorry. i was doing the first little
20. playing a real girl named jena, died of leukemia. as i was playing her, i was in lincoln, nebraska with my sister doing a concert and then had to fly back to l.a. to shoot this. and we both got food poisons someplace. if you ever can see it on youtube, the most authentic looking death scene you've ever seen, because you think you're dying when you have food poisoning. yeah. >> oh, my gosh. >> no. it's horrible. >> you can such fathom you can't even spit up. you can't. it's agony. >> i know. i have many stomach issues. we're describing them in detail. [ laughter ] >> it's not like that. it's very different than that. >> all righty. ? wait, wait. we got to -- >> hit a home run with this one. wait until you see what we are giving away. >> and let your best tarzan yell, get it out, we are such good company with tv legend
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what brings you to tara? >> you, you vixen, you. scarlett, i love you. that gown is gorgeous. >> thank you. i saw it in the window and i just couldn't resist it. live, perfected the art of the ear pull and one and only carol burnett has spent decades making us laugh. especially during letter 1 11 s "the carol burnett show." >> and now a brand new book called -- >> all: in such good company: 11 years of laughter having fun in the sandbox." talking about summer. it is such an honor to have you back. >> thank you. >> i love your yearly visits. >> i know, i know.
most tell-alls, right, hoda? the juicy stuff, and you have one tiny juicy story in there to talk about in a bit. but so kind and loving. if anybody's looking for that kind of stuff -- >> forget it. sounds very pollyanna-ish, but it was a family, and it was fun. 11 years of laughs. that's what we had. >> to go back, and i guess you revisited the episodes. did you sit and watch every one, episode after episode? looking, oh, my god. actually, i didn't sit through the whole hour. i fast forwarded through a lot of the sketches that i remembered, and then, of course, through the musical members, because i didn't really describe those that much in the book but i wanted to jog my memory about some of the sketches that i'd forgotten. i looked -- i said,funny. i looked at another -- ooh, that's terrible. >> it's a crap shoot. you don't know. >> totally.
each other so much. the most perfectly cast show. >> absolutely. >> each person. and it's fascinating the different ways each person came to it. >> yes. >> actually vicki lawrence. i love how she came, how she came to be. >> a fan letter from a 17-year-old girl who just graduated from high school in inglewood, new jersey, and i'm sitting there reading her letter, very intelligently written and she closed a newspaper article about her, local, that in a contest in inglewood and a picture of her. we hadn't gone on the air yet, but we were talking about doing a segment where harvey and i would be a married couple raising my kid sister, and i saw this picture and she looked more like me at 17 than i did. >> right. >> and so -- then i looked at the date. >> for the contest. >> and it was that very night. the letter had been sent three
i got it. well -- so, yes. my husband came downstairs. i said don't get too comfortable. we're going to go see the misfireball contest tonight. >> life with carol! >> he said what? are you crazy? no, but then what i did, was, i thought, well i should call vicki and make sure she'd be comfortable because her father's name was listed in the article. howard lawrence, and so i -- could dial. you know? >> right. >> so i -- the phone rang. and -- a lady picked up. she said, hello? i said, hi. is vicki there? she said, this is her mother. who's calling? and i said, it's carol burnett -- vicki! [ laughter ] >> yes. >> and vicki got on the phone and -- all right. she said -- oh, she said, yeah,
nope, would you be comfortable if -- >> wow. >> she won the contest, and then when we tested her the following summer. >> there if was. >> boom. there it was. >> what i love the most, obviously you take away the love you all shared and the support system incredible, but, all the things that have become iconic about it, but you tell in the beginning how the show came to be. you were a big star at cbs, but even had you to fight for the gh comedy variety show. they said, no, just the men. >> a man's game. sid caesar, milton burrell and -- >> all of them. >> even dean was starting out. >> and couldn't say no to you, because you had a lot of, pay for play these days. people don't aunds what that is. youa play for pay deal. >> in your contract. >> in the contract. >> can anyone -- 30 shows. >> put them on and didn't want it. i said, but this is what -- they
sitcom. can you picture it? >> 11 years later, all the stuff you'd real about in the book. carol, we love you so much. >> i love you, too. >> the word legend is thrown around too much. >> you're one. i'm glad -- you're our living legend. >> rime so glad we had this time together. >> oh, pull your ear! >> there we go. >> all right. thank you, sweetie. >> thank you. do good things come to those who wait? >> yes. >> a hunky man panel weighs in what they really mean, coming up, right after this. every day my challenge is to be in sync with my body, with myself, with my life. it all starts with a healthy routine. that's why i'm taking the activia two week probiotic challenge by enjoying activia yogurt with billions of probiotics every day. because when my routine is in sync, i can face any challenge. so take the activia probiotic challenge!
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say. >> that's a child. don't get it -- [ laughter ] >> the first gentleman talk and then -- >> i feel like -- this is a -- jump on this one. >> personal preference. no one's going to judge you, except a few million people. >> depends on the woman. right? i think it depends on the woman. some people look good in who they are and that's great. i like healthy. i love that. >> confidence. if you feel good and see a girl who -- >> they can own it. >> work >> ben? >> always said that -- >> there's a big spectrum of looks that can work, that can -- i think one. great things of kardashians have done made curvier bodies more in. >> i think the greeks did it before the kardashians, but that's okay. >> next question -- >> exactly. >> next question. we have barbie who asks this -- i've been engaged for eight years. we were going to get married in may, but his job wasn't secure
hold. now his job is secure and no mention of a wedding date. he says, good things happen to those who wait. >> i'm going to drink. this is for you! eight years and he says good things happen to those who wait. don't take your relationship status from a ketchup slogan. >> yeah! >> heinz ketchup changed the design of a bottle. like -- come out -- >> eventually delivered, too. >> true. >> what about the good doctor? >> good things happen to i don't know that good women wait that long. >> excellent. excellent! i'm sure she's a good woman. >> oh, no. we got -- >> what he means is this -- you're a good woman. don't wait that long. >> thank you. >> that's what he meant to say. >> we are going to take a tiny break. >> no, hoda! >> and be back with more from these guys. >> no! i don't want to. >> we have to. >> no! >> there's more. you're supposed to say. >> there's more. >> there's more. going to give it away lat
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we are back on this boozeday tuesday, and helping us out. >> and drinking a little bit. >> today we have single dad dr., a new addition larry larry's father, comedian ben and chuck and still engaged, single -- so sad -- bob guinea. the questions from across the street. >> not many years, i hope, bob. >> i hope not. >> hi. i'm tara from louisiana, and my question is -- how do men feel about paying or picking up the tab on on the dates? >> oh, all the dates? >> i'm going to jump -- and every man's going hate me, but i
she may begin to date and i have one rule. don't you go in your pocket for anything. >> amen. >> period. that's all there is to it. if i ever catch you going in your pocket andpulling out my money! >> i feel you can yell at your daughter privately. not in front of 1 million people. i disagree strongly. i don't mind paying, but got to reach for the effort. girls on a date, they don't reach for the check. i'm happy to pay, but can you pretend for a second you're going to pay? >> do you want a phony? >> i like a phony person. >> a tremendous amount of dating in my life and a lot of marrying, but i got to say, i actually insist. if i have my, ever happy enough to have a daughter, same way. i would want the guy to pay. chivalry, walking her to the door, opening the door. >> that's a fair expectation. >> it's nice when a lady offers
job. maybe not all, but most -- >> what about -- your birthday? let her take you? >> hmm, going out for a long time -- >> yeah. >> i want something else for my birthday. i'm just saying. >> across the street for one more question. go across the street. >> hi, i'm lisa from newton, iowa. i was wondering, do men have a preference on what women wear? if so, what's your favorite thing that a woman wears? >> careful. >> we talked about thi >> we did, absolutely. >> a smile. no. [ laughter ] >> in your face right now. >> no, no, no. i like when a woman is fashionable, and i don't care whatever you're style is, as long as you pull it together and it looks -- both of you right now, you're wearing two different things but both look fantastic. as farce i'm concerned i'm cool with either one of those outfits. you know what i mean? so --
>> and i think that -- i think you could wear whatever you like but i personally like a very feminine look. i like a dress, heels. my own thing. we discussed this before. i don't love moccasin shoes, muffin shoes look like the wrap of a muffin. >> how about ugg boots? >> they're cute. ugg boots are cute. >> i think a woman who feels good in, i mean sweats and a t-shirt can be sexy. >> yeah! >> wow. >> and -- i mean >> polite, you're not going to jump in. >> i'm going to say a little of -- >> scrubs aren't bad. it's just about -- >> your preference? >> i get coached a lot. yes to all of them. coached a lot of women on when they ask me, they change, less what they look like. how do you feel? do you feel confident in that?
>> i respond more to that than -- >> this evolved adjective you use? >> i didn't want to single you out. >> feel good when you wear it and also preferences. let's not kid around. >> does they dress for you? >> yeah. i'm dressing for her. i'm not putting on a jacket and nice button up shirt for myself. you ever see me at home? it's not a pretty sight. i'm dressing up for a date. i wouldn't mind a little reciprocatio >> perfect. you made up for the last three. if you have a question for our man table, head to clc klgandho and a little creole cooking right look, the wolf was huffing and puffing. like you do sometimes, grandpa? well, when you have copd,
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loves to eat and there's nothing quite like the food you'll find there. so our "today" team calmed in a food historian. >> didn't know there was one. >> her name is poppy tuker making a signature dish creole fresh froms pages of her new cookbook. >> love the idea of this book. poppy, how cool. >> it's a great book because it's a great story. 160 years in the we've been waiting. >> quite a job. i think it's the only cookbook you'll find with a photograph of a cross-dressing ghost. i don't know. >> only in new orleans. >> but we don't judge. >> what we're doing here. >> ingredients. >> all the ingredients. >> we are making gumbo. >> a classic creole gumbo and so it has meat and seafood in t. okay. >> and we start off by taking just the trash from prepping the gumbo and making a little --
>> all the garbage. the shrimp heads, the shrimp shell. >> because there's tons of favor in it, right? >> and it doesn't cost anything. yeah. everything that you throw in the garbage, you throw in the pot. cover it with water and it's ready in ten minutes. >> so what are you going to do with that stuff? >> that's going to be the juice. >> okay. >> of the gumbo. then make a roux. >> that was last time. >> i love you, poppy. >> well, this is the secret, because people think we've got about 3. yeah. you see how fast that happens? you just put flour in oil? what do you? >> you get the oil really hot. that's the trick, and then don't stop. >> you don't leave it. you don't answer the telephone. you do absolutely nothing. >> don't wipe your nose. >> and then, a roux with the right color. i've been around the kitchen
you know? a beautiful milk chocolate brown, and now i'll show awe magic trick. >> what? >> because most people think you stuck all the seasoning vegetables in. you put the onions in, all by themselves, and the onions will make the roux get darker. and it will go from milk chocolate to bittersweet chocolate brown. >> then you add the rest. >> add the rest of this. >> did you do the onions for quite the whole thing, can you do did in 20 minutes. >> what are you putting in now? >> putting some sausage in. >> of course you are. >> and we're going to add a little seasoning. >> that's thatchry? >> you got me. it is. >> i knew it! it has to be. >> and that's the best. >> uh-huh. >> well, you know, it's on everybody's table. >> as well as pepper. >> please! so then -- >> yeah. >> is that all the stuff you just boiled down. >> exactly, come down here. just about a minute.
we're going to add the shrimp. we're going to add the crab. we have crab claws. >> throw them in. >> we've got the -- >> oysters. >> oysters! >> the green onions. >> dump it. >> and then thicken it up with filet powder, that's sassafras making your gumbo thick. >> never heard of that before. >> there you go. it's done. >> delicious. >> see how you like it. >> it's the real delicious. >> got to get in with the -- >> thank you, thank you. >> this recipe go to today.com/food. when a couple gets a home makeover wish come through. before and after, after this. hoda, will come up for air in about ten minutes.
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love. blues and greens. >> talk about the couch. how are we feeling about that? >> i love it. >> it has to go. >> why does it need to go? >> it's the bachelor couch. with him when i met him. it still exists. >> how do you like to spend your time? friends come over? >> friends come over, lunches or dinners. >> i'm lehere to help you and excited to show you what happens. okay? >> thank you! >> beautiful. >> these are great. >> too big. >> very much the colors that she likes. >> let's go. we don't have much time. ? >> okay. i think my work is done here. all right, guys. come on in. >> oh, my gosh! ? >> ah! oh, my god, this is gorgeous!
>> oh, my god! [ inaudible ] oh! >> this is nice. >> it's all your colors, right? >> yes. this is amazing. >> i know you like the water and one of the imagery, it's sea-like. the sofa speaks for itself. the pillows. >> how close is this to what you wanted? i mixed it up just so it looks a little more bohemian. the dining table. so there's a lamp here, because i jushi ambient place for you to eat. all new china as well. you're not upset about the sofa being gone? >> not at all. >> i hung the curtains much higher to bring your eye up and makes the ceiling look taller and more elegant and then i put a second set of curtains so that you can close off your dining area. also, i tried to do lots of baskets and little occasional tables so it's all meant to be
especially for small spaces when you need things to double and have multiple functions. >> phenomenal. you are awesome. thank you so much. i couldn't have done it. >> i couldn't have done it for two nicer people and you really deserved it. >> love it. great job. >> sweet! >> thank you. >> tell us more about the makeover and design tips for you at home as well. >> stuff we can take away from that project. >> first of all, everything, i went one-stop shopping to homegoods. it's a great place. >> everybody adores homegoods. sofa, to, like, picture frames. >> one-stop shopping. >> number one in your home act like a curator. you're not walking out with every piece of jewelry. don't put every single piece out in your home. same with drafting. pictures are the number one mistake people make. >> i agree. >> what happens when you do that, you can't focus on one thing. i like to limit them. i say three to five. also pick frames that unite
palate. like objects together grouping them making it more interesting. three vases all in similar color pal palate. >> they don't fight each other and are interesting together. next, use trays. a great way to chorale differco things together. put it on your coffee table, entry table. it's beautiful. beautiful grouping. >> and i love these kinds of objects, mirrors and things of together. next when you're doing things, always use odd numbers. odd numbers are much more interesting. it actually throws your eye off a little bit. so if you do centerpiece down the table, do an odd number of repetition. >> you do want, two lamps on either side, just for lighting? >> yes, you can have symmetry, it's always nice, look at also everything here i have it in threes, or fives. >> uh-huh. >> and lastly, pay attention to
shapes and sizes. if you have a rectangular room and rectangular mirror, have round objects to balance it off. the other thing, back over on the tray, just to go back there one second, always have one little element of red or orange, no matter what your color scheme is. it adds a little pop and something to throw your eye off a tiny bit. >> thank you, elizabeth! >> that's your real name. >> mayy your day. we are giving it away. >> find out in you're a winner. first, this is "today" on
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>> eve: [gasps] oh, step aside, vera wang. there is a new girl on the block. oh, gosh! >> theresa: yeah? do you really like it? >> eve: of course. would you stop with the false modesty? you are absolutely stunning. brady's gonna have to catch his breath when he catches sight of you, gorgeous. >> theresa: thank you, eve thank you so much. i could not have pulled this off without you. >> eve: well, what are big sisters for? >> theresa: [laughs] you know what? i-- ugh, well, you know what you can do? you can pinch me. >> eve: ah. >> theresa: because i can't believe that this day has finally come. >> eve: oh. [soft music] ? ? >> brady: i don't know what to say. >> maggie: uh, well, of course,