Most critical league tension? Craig Melvin known as out Al Roker for giving their viewers “wrong climate forecasts” for the length of an awkward interaction on the Today showcase on Wednesday, October 30, but a source tells Us Weekly completely that there modified into no foul play.
The NBC morning showcase hosts bought correct into a apparently heated discussion about Recreation 6 of the World Series between the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park in Houston. Melvin, 40, a lifelong Nationals fan, argued with Roker, 65, a few controversial name that modified into made for the length of the game, which the D.C. team won 7-2 on Tuesday, October 29.
“Did your team favor?” Roker teased. “Pipe down!”
“Why don’t you give us one in every of your wrong forecasts?” Melvin countered. Kotb, 55, and Guthrie, 47, perceived to think their colleague’s joke went too a ways, shaking their heads at the playful apart.
Melvin apologized as Roker approached the news desk.
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Though it looked unhappy to viewers, a source tells Us the interaction modified into upright lighthearted fun. “Craig and Al mess around esteem this the whole time on digicam and are chums [and] hang out off digicam,” the insider says.
The 2 are so conclude that Roker published his “man crush” on the newly-minted Today news anchor in a Selection essay earlier this month. “I’m upright going to advance assist upright out and verbalize this,” the weatherman wrote. “I in actuality possess a particular person crush on Craig Melvin, and I don’t care who knows it.”
Roker went on to portray a road outing he went on alongside with his colleague, and even praised Melvin’s means to juggle his busy educated profession alongside with his private existence. Roker made a showcase showcase Melvin’s dedication as a father, writing, “Who else but Craig Melvin takes off from his Today showcase responsibilities to position his 5-one year-archaic son on the college bus for the first day of college, then surreptitiously follows said bus ’til it gets to varsity and sees his little man safely internal?”
Melvin modified into beforehand a correspondent for NBC Info before being made a permanent cohost for the Today showcase’s third hour in January.
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