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‘Today’ Host Jenna Bush Hager Pushed, Co-Host Reveals Reason

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After the video of Today’s host, Jenna Bush Hager, being pushed by co-host Justin Sylvester went viral, fans pointed out how she was invading his personal space. On August 10, during the Today show’s cooking segment, Jenna was accompanied by the co-host Justin. However, the 40-year-old was seen getting too close physically to the co-host. Justin didn’t like this action and gently pushed her away.

Justin Sylvester States He Was Flirting With The Chef

Now, the 35-year-old has come forward to clear the air on the viral video and what went on behind the camera. He revealed that he was flirting during the show but not with Jenna. The Daily Pop star filled in for Hoda Kotb & guest-hosted the fourth hour of the Today show with Jenna. He stated that the video was taken out of context, and the hosts were actually indulging in a childish competition.

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As per The Sun, Justin took to his Instagram Stories to share the details of the incident. He wrote, “What we were doing was we were both flirting. Well, I was flirting with the chef because he was cute, and I was pushing her out of the way so I could have a one-on-one moment with the chef.”

Today‘s Co-Host Reveals Jenna Bush Is Nice & Welcoming

“Jenna is one of the nicest, most welcoming people that I’ve ever met. I hate that people are taking it out of context,” he concluded. During the original segment, Justin seemed to be a huge fan of Andy’s, as he asked his co-host if he could stand next to him.

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He had a big smile on his face & inched closer to the cook in an attempt to flirt with him throughout the segment. However, Justin’s smile faded away quickly as Jenna started touching him on his shoulders and upper back. As Andy explained the process of making the glaze, Justin instantly shimmied out of her touch. She kept doing this again and again until he physically pushed her away.

After this, Jenna looked at the camera and gave a funny smile while staying invested in the chef’s explanation.

Fans Bash Jenna Bush For Invading Justin’s Personal Space

For the unbeknownst, it looked like Justin was very uncomfortable with Jenna’s closeness and touches. Fans didn’t find this flirting playful but rather an invasion of personal space.

Reacting to this, one fan mentioned, “Omg?? He was sick of her.”

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“He tried to be nice the first time, then had to use force the second time,” commented another.

Speculating what might have happened behind the scene, a third explained, “He non-verbally alerted her that her touches were unwanted. It’s his body; he doesn’t need a reason why he didn’t want it touched by her.”

Do you think Justin’s statement justifies Jenna’s actions? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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5 Comments

  1. He’s a momo they shouldn’t allows Gay Males on Television or Only put them on their own channel Logo it’s a channel for these Fruit Baskets not like I watch Regular TV I watch streaming aTV but somehow these Fruits find themselves in regular TV and that’s so wrong for children watching these Moe’s playing games with each other there are children watching the Moe’s on regular tv and they should be banned from regular tv and I don’t care about you and your defenders I don’t like your kind and I certainly don’t want my nieces and nephews watching this crap.

    I hope that the Republicans pass more bans on Lbgt people and send them back to their closests and weld the locks so that they can’t get out and send them back to the Stone Age…

  2. At no time is it ok to put you’re hands on anyone for any reason. Don’t bring this dude back. The “Today Show” is not a pick up place do that on you’re own time buddy. You were rude in want you did. I would have slapped you’re hand away dude. And Jenna you need to stand back. I don’t like folks standing right up on me either. So learn personal space girl. But that dude was in the wrong. Keep you’re hands to you’re self always. Especially in public.

  3. I can almost hear the excitement in that speech little buddy. It had to be the least resistant path to get hate out of your fingers from I’m guessing your brain. onto public view before someone spotted you. Do you know that the dodo bird well they’re extinct. I’m only speaking towards what thinks it has a right to speak out towards people with only hate. Their are groups that love to save endangered animals like yourself.

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