My first memory of the Rolling Stones is listening to ‘Satisfaction’ at a sixth-grade slumber party at a friend’s house in Ankara Turkey where my family was living at the time. In the middle of our sleepover my friend’s dad stopped the record when he heard the words ‘girlie action!’
How do I love Tim McGraw? Let me count the ways: I love that he’s a country boy with a city sensibility. I love that he refuses to be pegged and his duet with Nelly proves it. And I really love that he had the brains to marry Faith Hill.
I have an impressionable palate. A well-worded menu or beautifully presented dish excites me. I get a great deal of pleasure just thinking about food.
I would love to have dinner with Jay-Z and Beyonce. I think we would have a lot to chat about. I like them both so much and I love them as a couple. I like that they are both at the top of their game – and that they have a mutual respect and admiration for each other.
There’s a science to ordering potatoes. Are they skinny shoestring or big fat steak fries? You just have to let your taste buds guide you when deciding what to eat.
I’ll always remember when I bumped into Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts on a flight to my mother’s funeral in 1994 and how kind she was during that difficult time.
When I found out I was going to be on CBS every morning my first phone call was to Jenny Craig. Ten days later I’d lost nine pounds. Now I even take the plan’s popcorn with me to the movies.