Hoda and Kathie Lee Go Makeup-Free

By Andrew Gauthier 


Women have revealed their secrets, their souls, and occasionally (Drew Barrymore and Janet Jackson spring to mind) even their breasts on TV. But on Thursday, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb dared to go where few women have gone before–onto nationwide high-def television without makeup.

The anchors of TODAY’s fourth hour decided to do an episode almost completely au naturel, after being challenged by another media maven, Rosie O’Donnell.

“I feel like it’s the dumbest thing we’ve ever done,” Gifford, 56, said. “I had a classic anxiety dream about it last night.” More…