Today’s Craig Melvin was blasted for revealing his hidden talent. In another awkward segment, he told his co-anchors to stop mocking him. Keep on reading to learn more and to see what happened next.
Craig Melvin shares a surprising hidden talent
On Tuesday’s broadcast of Today, Craig Melvin was joined by his co-hosts Sheinelle Jones and Dylan Dreyer. They shared with him and everyone at home that it was National Violin Day. His co-hosts blasted him for his surprising hidden talent. Craig admitted that he loved to play the violin.
The producers showed an awkward photo of him during the live broadcast. Sheinelle was the one who kicked off the start of the show. She explained that today was a special day. Craig had no idea what was going on.
“So here’s the deal. We’re all about celebration and happiness this time of the year,” she explained. “There’s a lot to celebrate in December. And today is a special day too.”
Dylan Dreyer said it was “one of the most special” days. They both turned to Craig Melvin, who drank his coffee. They asked him if they knew what day it was. “Tuesday?” he asked. “What are y’all doing?’
Sheinelle revealed that it was National Violin Day. She wanted to honor their co-host by sharing a throwback photo of Craig when he was younger and played the violin. Craig looked at his photo in embarrassment.
“Did you know that today is National Violin Day?” Sheinelle asked him. “You people cannot get that off of that picture!” Craig Melvin exclaimed.
Sheinelle ignored him and shared facts about the day. The camera kept his picture up for the viewers at home to look at. Craig sat there in embarrassment. Sheinelle suggested that he should do a live violin recital in the new year.
He was against that idea. Craig doesn’t think anyone needs to see that. Sheinelle said they should start a band, but he turned her down once again. Dylan noticed the awkwardness and suggested they move on the weather.
Calls out Today Show co-host Hoda Kotb
As TV Shows Ace previously reported, Craig Melvin was blasted by Hoda Kotb later this week. She called him a procrastinator. It happened when the co-anchors discussed last-minute holiday shopping on Friday’s broadcast.
“Christmas is nine short days away. It’s a big weekend for shopping,” Craig Melvin said.
“Procrastinators!” Hoda Kotb jumped in. She gave Craig the stink eye. Craig responded: “Come on, now!” Savannah Guthrie sat awkwardly in between them. Hoda continued: “Are expected to turn out in droves to scoop up those vital bargains.”
They eventually turned over the segment to Vicki Nguyen, who had to join in on the fun. What do you think of Craig Melvin’s co-host blasting him for revealing his hidden talent? Do you think he should play the violin live on Today? Sound off below in the comment section.
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