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TODAY's Takeaway: Cameron Diaz talks body image, Willie takes on Shaq

Feb. 26, 2014 at 3:42 PM ET

'Biggest Loser' winner talks controversy, Cameron Diaz leads a conversation on body image and Willie Geist scores on Shaq.
"Biggest Loser" winner talks controversy, Cameron Diaz leads a conversation on body image and Willie Geist scores on Shaq.

1. Actress (and author) Cameron Diaz and Maria Shriver sat down with mothers and daughters to talk about body image as part of #LoveYourSelfie week.

“The answer of how we can be who we want to be and who we're meant to be is really having the knowledge of knowing what's going on within our bodies,” Diaz said.

Video: In Wednesday’s installment of our “Love Your Selfie” series, actress Cameron Diaz joins NBC’s Maria Shriver and some moms and daughters to tackle body image issues. Diaz says it’s important for the pairs to understand “the science of their bodies.”

2. Weeks after revealing a dramatic weight loss — and stirring tons ‘o controversy — “Biggest Loser” winner Rachel Frederickson set the record straight.

"I did work so hard for the finale and finding myself again," she told Savannah. "I felt amazing on the stage. I felt like I shined in my dress. Then I got off the stage, and Twitter was all abuzz."

Video: Rachel Frederickson, who has spurred controversy with her dramatic weight loss on “The Biggest Loser,” tells TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie, “I felt very proud of what I did,” adding, “It was absolutely healthy weight loss.” Today, she says, “I’m the healthiest, most alive I’ve ever felt.”

3. Jeff Rossen led an investigation that revealed hidden-camera footage of adults buying alcohol for over-21 actors posing as teens. Their reactions, after being caught, ranged from laughter to rage.

Video: TODAY’s national investigative correspondent reveals exclusive hidden-camera footage of adults caught buying alcohol for over-21 actors posing as underage teens. Rossen confronts the adults over their actions.

4. After promoting his new show, NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal took Willie on in a casual game of one-on-one. The final score: 1 to 1. (Go Willie!)

5. Happy 40th birthday, Jenna Wolfe!

The Weekend TODAY anchor told she’s celebrating with a workout and jog with baby Harper. "I am simply a number," she said. "The number happens to be 40, but I still feel like 27!"

Jenna Wolfe and her baby girl, Harper Estelle
Courtesy of Jenna Wolfe
Jenna Wolfe's birthday plans revolved around her baby girl, Harper Estelle.

And that’s TODAY’s Takeaway!