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Kathie Lee Gifford Inadvertently Humiliates Martin Short On Today

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Hide your kids, hide your wife.

Kathie Lee Gifford's incredibly uncomfortable interview (above) is gonna find you!

Comedian Martin Short checked in with Today to promote Madagascar 3 but had no idea what kind of unprofessionalism was in store!

Kathie asked Martin several questions about his wife, their marriage, and then pretty much invites the two of them over for Sunday brunch before Martin graciously puts a cap on the cray and tells her something she WOULD have known if she’d done her homework…

Martin’s wife Nancy died of ovarian cancer almost two years ago!!

Dayum!! You just put the “awww, awww, did she really say that?” in awkward.

Kathie came back from commercial break with a sincere apology but this is not a mistake someone with her experience should ever make.

Mix in a little less peppermint schnapps with your morning coffee, sweet pea!

[Image via NBC.]

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54 comments to “Kathie Lee Gifford Inadvertently Humiliates Martin Short On Today

  1. feorb says – reply to this


    wow… just, wow….

  2. 2

    "Kathy Lee Gifford Inadvertently Humiliates Martin Short On Today" More like she humiliated herself.

  3. Suburban Princess says – reply to this


    Elizabeth did the same thing on The View a few years ago…asked Stanley Tucci what his wife thinks of the movie he just did…cept his wife had died less than a year earlier.

  4. tan says – reply to this


    Even though you are right and this is an AMATURE mistake and she would probably totally be judging someone else who did the same, I am sure she felt horrible afterwards and probably cried on her car ride back to Greenwich. If she was not so righteous all the time I would feel really really bad for her. And where was her production staff?!? Did no one think to REMIND her of this tiny detail pre interview?! I hope Martin was OK afterwards. He does truly seem to be the nicest guy. He has made so many people laugh over the years (me included!) that I want to give him a hug and bake him some cookies. He was so gracious. He probably feels worse for her than he does for himself.

  5. tan says – reply to this


    Re: Suburban Princess – I forgot KLG and Elizabeth make quite the pair.

  6. Nelle says – reply to this


    Ugh, this isn't the first time she hasn't done her research. When you know of the person she is interviewing and see how she doesn't do them justice because she doesn't spend the time to learn a bit about them prior to the interview, it's sad. Really sad. Come on lady, you're supposed to be a professional.

  7. 7

    Look at the way Hoda has a big smile on her face! Two of the most shallow, vacuous, uncaring human beings alive. They are paid way too much given their complete lack of talent or humanity!

  8. 8

    she's a waste of oxygen

  9. 9

    Only difference is you do shit like that onpurpose Pumpkin Head

  10. Jennifer says – reply to this


    I am pretty sure she humiliated herself.

  11. 11

    She didn't humiliate Martin Short. She humiliated herself.

  12. 12

    That's pretty horrible of her. I made a similar mistake with a good friend recently. I had no idea she lost her brother when he was just out of high school. She had mentioned her brother several times at dinner, so I asked what he was doing now… She was pretty mad at me but I graduated before she did, so I was gone (from the town) when her brother died and never heard about it.

  13. 13

    I don't think she felt bad about this. For that you would need to be sober and have a soul.

  14. Nancy says – reply to this


    Kathy didn't humiliates Martin!!!!!!!!!!!!! She humiliated herself, while he handled it with grace. Your wording on this post is completely backwards.

  15. 15

    You said that Martin corrected her. No, he didn't. He went along with it, so that she wouldn't be embarrassed. Classy move on his part.

  16. 16

    KLG is an idiot. I can't stand watching her.

  17. Lorraine says – reply to this


    worse things have happened. cut her some slack.

  18. pamela says – reply to this


    that poor man it has got to be tough, but look, these things do happen and she seems to have felt bad about it.

  19. 19

    Re: Geat real – thats what i was just gonna say.

  20. 20

    That was the second worst slap in the face in media history, next to the time that Perez claimed Michael Jackson's dying was an attempt to back out of tour dates. Ouch!

  21. 21

    Just a very human error & she handled it reasonably. I don't get why folks hate her so much. She's really just kind of an ordinary host. Relax, folks.

  22. 22

    I highly doubt she felt sorry about it. Shes a classless bimbo. Nothing more, nothing less. It takes 2 minutes to read cliff notes about someone and she couldn't even do that.

  23. Schuyler says – reply to this


    She spells her name "Kathie" not "Kathy". Looks like she's not the only who doesn't do their research.

  24. 24

    Seriously why is kathy lee gifford still getting work?!

  25. candice says – reply to this


    i thought it was classy on both of their parts. personally, i would have researched any guest before, myself, but then again that is what production staff is for and i'm sure he understood that.
    i'm sure somebody lost their job today AT Today

  26. 26

    U guys do it every day.

  27. paris france says – reply to this


    Why is Hoda smiling? Really? 2 dumb arses!

  28. 6one9 says – reply to this


    I've never liked that dumb “ bitch Kathy Lee!
    What do people see in her
    and why is she even on tv?

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  30. 30

    Martin Short showed how much class he has… even though he could have totally embarrassed Kathy Lee, he didn't. He just acted as if his wife was still with him - and I think he really feels that way!!! Very sweet to see how much he loves her, even after her death. So NOT Hollywood… to see true love like that is amazing!!!

    Isn't Kathy Lee supposed to have "handlers" who should give her all the info she needs to NOT humiliate herself and put her guest in such an awkward position? I feel for her because I think she really felt awful about it, but still. Shouldn't have happened. I was glad that she handled it the way she did, though.

  31. georgiegirl says – reply to this


    She didn't humiliate Martin, she humiliated herself by her incompetence. He's a class act, anyway you look at it. Maybe, in the future she will review her notes before the show, so this sort of thing never happens again.

  32. 32

    Shit happens Perez and we all know you're the last person who should throw stones. While I'm not a fan of Kathy, she made an honest mistake and Martin handled it beautifully! He could have really made her looks stupid, but he took the high road and he has my respect for that. Perez, not so much…

  33. 33

    I would have buried my head if I had done that! I think Kathie Lee needs to read up on her quests and stay current ! Could it be the drinking?

  34. 34

    Re: georgiegirl – Agreed. Martin Short handled this mess like a true gentleman. He showed class & grace in a very uncomfortable & probably painful situation. All the best to him.

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  36. marisa says – reply to this


    Kathie lee is an idiot who babbles too much to do research. she can't close her mouth long enough to listen or read and she just proved it AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!

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  44. tati says – reply to this


    why is he the greatest guys ever? b/c he didnt make a scene on TV? What a dumb @$$ next time do your homework. Mr. Martin Short Sorry about your loss.You inspired my boys and myself.

  45. tati says – reply to this


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