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Al Roker Celebrates Daughter Courtney Getting Engaged!

Al Roker‘s daughter is getting married!

The 65-year-old weatherman took to Instagram on Sunday (April 12) to celebrate his daughter Courtney Roker getting engaged to Wesley Laga.

“I was waiting to get the ok, but now that it’s on her insta, we are so thrilled the @djweslaga asked @ouichefcourtney to marry him. #shesaidyes Could not be more thrilled for these two,” Al wrote.

On her own Instagram, Courtney revealed that Wesley was planning on proposing during their trip to Paris, but because of the global health pandemic, they had to cancel their trip. Wesley then decided to propose at home.

“Life sometimes takes you in a different direction for a reason,” Courtney wrote. “We should have been in Paris, but with how the world is at the moment, it was placed on hold. Instead, Wes brought Paris to me with the music, lights and live cam shot of the Eiffel Tower on our TV. I said yes to my best friend last night and I am over the moon! Thank you Wes for making me your partner in crime for life. I love you ❤️”

Congrats Courtney and Wesley!

Al Roker Had Contact with Coronavirus, So He's Doing the Weather Report From His Home Quarantine

Al Roker, and his Today show co-host Craig Melvin, are staying home from the morning show for a few days after a staffer was diagnosed with Coronavirus.

Well, Al, who has been the longtime weather man for the NBC show, decided he wanted to do the weather report from his home quarantine!

Craig and Al are out once again — we’re just being super, super cautious,” Savannah Guthrie explained. “There was a 9 o’clock employee, someone on the 3rd hour of Today, who tested positive for the virus. Craig and Al had some contact, so we’re just, out of an abundance of caution, keeping them home.”

“But they feel good. In fact, Al feels so good that he wants to do the weather,” Savannah said, before sending it over to him to give his weather report!

“I didn’t have to commute in, so I did sleep in!” Al said. “We’ve kind of jerry-rigged this system, so I’ve got all my graphics and everything I need.”

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'Today' Show Staffer Diagnosed with Coronavirus, Al Roker & Craig Melvin Take Day Off Out of Caution

The Coronavirus pandemic is quickly sweeping through New York City and the Today show is the latest to be effected. One of the staffers in the third hour of the show has been diagnosed after having “mild symptoms.”

Savannah Guthrie announced the news this morning, and said that Craig Melvin, 40, and Al Roker, 65, will both be taking the day off.

“Both are fine right now, they feel good, but caution is the order of the day,” Savannah said about her co-hosts.

NBC News president Noah Oppenheim also said, “We are fully supporting our colleague, who is experiencing mild symptoms and receiving medical care, and I know you join me in sending our very best for a quick recovery.”

Bernie Sanders & Doppelganger Larry David Hilariously Meet on 'Today' (Video)

Bernie Sanders and Larry David are in the same room!

The presidential hopeful and the Curb Your Enthusiasm actor, who often plays Bernie on Saturday Night Live, were both in attendance at TODAY’s Studio 1A on Friday (January 10).

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“As I said before, it’s great for the country, terrible for me. I have to fly in. To do him. Every week. It wouldn’t be pleasant, I must tell you,” Larry said when asked by Al Roker about how he’d feel if Bernie becomes President.

“I’m giving you a good job for four years, and you’re complaining,” Bernie joked back.

READ MORE: ‘SNL’ 2020 Democratic Debate – See All The Celebrity Cameos!

Watch the two hilariously interact inside…

Olivia Wilde, Karlie Kloss & More Help Honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg at Berggruen Prize Gala!

Olivia Wilde and Karlie Kloss both rock black ensembles while stepping out for the 2019 Berggruen Prize Gala celebrating 2019 Laureate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Monday evening (December 16) in New York City.

The 35-year-old Booksmart director and the 27-year-old Project Runway host were joined at the event by Snapchat CEO and co-founder Evan Spiegel, Katie Couric, Al Roker and his wife Deborah Roberts, Younger‘s Nico Tortorella with partner Bethany Meyers, Arianna Huffington and designer Diane von Furstenberg.

The evening celebrated the conferment of the Berggruen Prize for Philosophy and Culture to 2019 laureate Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Justice Ginsburg was selected from more than 500 nominees and a shortlist of five, which included some of the world’s most renowned thinkers from various fields including social science, global justice, animal rights and bioethics. For the first time since the announcement, Justice Ginsburg announced the designation of the $1M prize to the below list of charities, which support girls and women, societal causes and the arts.

FYI: Olivia wore Foundrae jewels.

READ MORE: Olivia Wilde Responds to Controversy Over Her ‘Richard Jewell’ Character, Explains Her Views!

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Al Roker Goes Viral for Hilariously Shoving a Man Dressed as a Stick of Butter During Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Al Roker has no time for butter!

The 65-year-old TV commentator hilariously went viral during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday (November 28) with a small interaction during the parade.

At one point, Al approached a man dressed as a stick of butter and said: “I hate to butter you up, but you’ve got to move on, okay? There you go,” he said, while playfully shoving the butter man.

“Get out of here ya butter! I can’t believe it’s not butter!” he added after the shove.

Social media especially enjoyed the ridiculous interaction, with celebrities like Lin-Manuel Miranda tweeting about the “altercation.”

“You butter believe I did. That guy is toast,” Al amusingly wrote back.

READ MORE: Ciara, Kelly Rowland, NCT 127 & More Stars Attend Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

'TODAY' Show Crew Show Off Their Moves As Famous Dancers For Halloween - Watch Here!

The TODAY gang went all out for Halloween!

In celebration of Halloween on Thursday morning (October 31), the anchors of the NBC morning show pulled out all the stops to celebrate the holiday with their theme, Everybody Dance TODAY, which saw them dressing up as the most famous dancers from TV and movies.

Al Roker and Craig Melvin went as The Fresh Prince of Bel Air‘s Carlton and Will, Peter Alexander danced it out as Kevin Bacon in Footloose, Dylan Dreyer mimicked Elaine’s (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) memorably awkward moves from Seinfeld, Willie Geist and Jenna Bush Hager brought some Dirty Dancing into the mix, Sheinelle Jones turned it out as Janet Jackson in her “Rhythm Nation” phase, Hoda Kotb channeled John Travolta as Tony in Saturday Night Fever, and lastly, Savannah Guthrie and Carson Daly closed it out as Sandy and Danny from Grease!

Some of the hosts later got special messages from the stars they portrayed, including Jackson, Olivia Newton John, who portrayed Grease‘s Sandy, and Alfonso Ribeiro, the original Carlton.

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