Behind the scenes

Giada De Laurentiis channels her inner E.T.

July 24, 2013 at 1:38 PM ET

Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis joined Bobby Flay on the TODAY plaza Wednesday to answer viewer questions for their "Spill the Beans" series, but not before having a little fun with producer Jennie Thompson.

Watch Giada shed some light on her hidden talent:

(Because we realize inquiring minds want to know, Giada was sporting a trick thumb that lit up when she squeezed it!)

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