TODAY's Takeaway: Anchors get Photoshopped, Natalie sneaks a snack

Natalie Morales, Matt Lauer, Cecily Strong TODAY
On TODAY on Thursday, Natalie Morales gets busted eating ice cream, Matt Lauer gets Photoshopped and Cecily Strong gets practice for her role on "SNL's" Weekend Update.

1. Cosmopolitan magazine Photoshopped the TODAY team to show how images are manipulated as part of our #LoveYourSelfie series.

What do you think of the before and after? Let us know using the #OrangeRoom hashtag!

2. Busted! Natalie got caught sneaking a spoonful of ice cream this morning during Al’s icebreaker segment.

"Don't let us interrupt you," Willie joked as Natalie giggled.

3. The members of “SNL’s” new Weekend Update team — cast regular Cecily Strong and co-head writer Colin Jost — have big shoes to fill, and they know it.

"It's something I didn't know was always possible, (but) always had in my mind as the thing I'd want to do," Colin told Savannah.

4. Psychologist Kelly Flanagan explained the (now viral) letter he wrote to his 4-year-old daughter Caitlin from a makeup aisle.

“I think the message is that dads do matter,” Flanagan told TODAY. “We do make a difference.”

And that’s TODAY’s Takeaway!


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