Roker said he panicked and ran to the restroom, then threw his underwear away and “went commando” for the rest of the assignment.
Appearing on NBC’s “Today” on Tuesday morning, Roker seemed to lament admitting to the embarrassing story, saying he just wanted to let people know the risks of gastric bypass surgery, which he says helped him lose 160 pounds.
This video is from NBC’s “Today,” aired Tuesday, January 8, 2012.
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