1. Matt Lauer and other NBC News Personalities were kept in the dark about a deal with Megyn Kelly.
The deal with Megyn Kelly was so secretive Lauer, along with Savannah Guthrie and others were not given a heads up about the deal with Kelly until the morning of the news breaking.
Page Six sources report that Matt Lauer ““blew a gasket,” however NBC insiders deny this claim.
Supposedly Today Show Exec Noah Oppenheim was kept in the loop during the negotiations, sparking speculations whether Kelly might find herself in the 9AM hour of the Today Show. No one has yet filled Billy Bush’s spot since he was taken off the show.
2. The Girl Scouts just announced 2 new cookie flavors for this year.
The organization is celebrating it’s 100th season selling cookies with the new flavors: Crispy S’Mores, and Crunchy S’Mores.
The crispy cookie is chocolate coated with creme icing while the crunchy cookie is filled with chocolate and marshmallows.
3. Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield ate pot brownies at Disneyland and it was “literally heaven.”
Andrew Garfield says he went with to Disneyland with ex Emma Stone and friends high on pot brownies for his 29th birthday.
He says: “”I was with eight of my closest friends—they came out to L.A. to surprise me…”We went to Disneyland and we ate pot brownies. It was literally heaven.”
And some memorable moments of the day include Space Mountain 3 times in a row, and a momentary freakout on It’s A Small World.
4. Even Khloe Kardashian says even she was insecure around her sisters.
Khloe reveals that growing up around Kim and Kourtney made her insecure that she was the chubby one.
She goes on to say she also got acne in her 20’s which didn’t help, saying:” my sisters have had the most beautiful skin their entire lives, like not even a pore.”
But she goes on to say “That stuff is all fixable.”
5. Kylie Jenner’s own calendar marks her birthday incorrectly.
Kylie Jenner released her calendar complete with racy pictures of her each month, however many quickly noticed her birthday isn’t quite correct.
Kylie’s calendar celebrates her birthday by writing “20 Today!” on August 20th; the only problem is her birthday is actually August 10th.
6. Marijuana activists are planning to distribute 4,200 joints during Donald Trump’s inauguration.
DCMJ, a group of DC residents that fight to make marijuana legal, plan to distribute the 4,200 joints for free. Then, at 4 minutes 20 seconds into Trump’s speech, they plan to light up.
DCMJ had helped pass an initiative that made it legal in DC to possess 2 ounces or less of marijuana, and to grow it or give it away. However, they are warning that lighting up on Federal Property could result in arrest.
Adam Eidinger, founder of DCMJ, says the joint distribution is in hopes of continuing to make progress towards legalizing marijuana.
7. The Queen was almost shot by one of her own bodyguards.
The guard shouted into the darkness when he saw a figure walking around Buckingham Palace at 3AM, thinking it was an intruder.
It turns out the figure in the dark was The Queen, who had stepped out to get some fresh air after not being able to sleep,
The guard admitted he almost fired his weapon, to which she quipped: ‘Next time I’ll ring through beforehand so you don’t have to shoot me.’