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Al Roker Responds to People Saying He's Too Old to Do Live Hurricane Reports

People have been expressing concern for Al Roker after he reported live from scene amid Hurricane Ida and now he’s responding to all the viral tweets.

Over the weekend, Roker was at the scene in Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans, where the hurricane was about the make landfall. He was seen with his feet in the water while the waves splashed around him and winds gushed in the air.

A viral tweet with video from the broadcast said, “Al roker is 67 lmao nbc doing him dirty.”

Celebs like Mia Farrow, comedian Loni Love, and author Chuck Wendig were among those who expressed their concern for the NBC weatherman.

Click inside to read Al Roker’s response… More Here! »

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Al Roker's Daughter Courtney Marries Wesley Laga in Fairytale Ceremony!

Courtney Roker is married!

The 34-year-old chef, and daughter of Al Roker and ex-wife Alice Bell, married fiance Wesley Laga on Friday (June 4) at The Ashford Estate in New Jersey.

“Last night was beyond anything I could ever imagine. I celebrated my love for my husband, and felt the love from everyone. My heart is filled with happiness and filled with joy. And I gotta say my husbands dance moves aint to shabby 😆. Now on to the honeymoon ❤️” Courtney wrote on Instagram along with several photos from her wedding.

In one photo, Courtney stuns in her wedding gown while posing with Wesley, Al, his wife Deborah Roberts, and her siblings Leila and Nicholas.

On his own Instagram, Al celebrated Courtney and Wesley‘s nuptials, writing, “A perfect magical evening being there for the marriage of my first princess @ouichefroker and @djweslaga with @debrobertsabc and #maidofhonor @cleilapatra and #groomsman @nick.roker155″

Courtney also shared another photo of herself and Wesley at their reception, writing, “My next chapter ❤️”

Courtney and Wesley announced their engagement back in April 2020.

Congrats to the newlyweds!

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Al Roker Co-Hosts Thanksgiving Day Parade After Undergoing Prostate Cancer Surgery

Al Roker is on the mend!

The 66-year-old TV anchor co-hosted the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday (November 26), and viewers were relieved to see him on-air as usual.

His appearance comes just two weeks after undergoing a five-hour surgery for prostate cancer.

Al appeared in a series of photos shared by the Today Twitter account, and can be seen posing with plenty of celebrity guests, including Jimmy Fallon.

“After a routine check-up in September, turns out I have prostate cancer. And it’s a good news-bad news kind of thing. The good news is we caught it early, not great news is that it’s a little aggressive so I’m going to be taking some time off to take care of this,” he explained earlier in the month.

We’re glad to see he is feeling good!

Al Roker Reveals He Has Prostate Cancer

Al Roker is revealing a diagnosis.

The 66-year-old Today show co-host announced on Friday’s show (November 6) that he has prostate cancer, and will soon undergo surgery.

“After a routine check-up in September, turns out I have prostate cancer. And it’s a good news-bad news kind of thing. The good news is we caught it early, not great news is that it’s a little aggressive so I’m going to be taking some time off to take care of this,” he explained.

The diagnosis was discovered due to his high prostate-specific antigen level, discovered during a physical on September 29. He then underwent an MRI and a biopsy, which confirmed his diagnosis.

He will have his prostate removed and said he hopes to return to the NBC program in two weeks.

“I don’t want people thinking, ‘Poor Al’ because I’m going to be OK,” he assured.

Our best thoughts go to Al Roker in his recovery.

'Today Show' Hosts Pay Tribute to Broadway with Their Halloween Costumes!

The hosts of The Today Show are paying tribute to the musicals of Broadway with their Halloween costumes this year!

The show’s hosts dressed up on Friday (October 30) at their studio at Rockefeller Center in New York City.

Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb went as Elphaba and Glinda from Wicked, Sheinelle Jones and Dylan Dryer were Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart from Chicago, Jenna Bush Hager was Grizabella from Cats, and Craig Melvin and Al Roker were Alexander Hamilton and King George III from Hamilton.

Sheinelle and Dylan did a fully choreographed routine to the “Hot Honey Rag” from Chicago while the other stars all lip-synced to songs from their musicals.

Broadway is shut down right now, so this was the perfect way to pay tribute to the shows of the Great White Way while we can’t see them live.

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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.”