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Thanks as always to the wonderful team at Today for inviting me back to the fourth hour of the Today Show! Today I sat down with KLG and Hoda to talk about Leah Remini's lucrative book deal, Russell Brand, Simon Cowell, Lindsay Lohan, and ... my new *(and probably temporary) beard!

Brian Balthazar Kathie Lee HodaThanks as always to the wonderful team at Today for inviting me back to the fourth hour of the Today Show!

Today I sat down with KLG and Hoda to talk about Leah Remini’s lucrative book deal, Russell Brand, Simon Cowell, Lindsay Lohan, ¬†and … my new *(and probably temporary) beard!

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