TODAY's Takeaway: Brooke gives Miley advice, Donald defends Trump U.
Brooke Shields, who’s joining TODAY as a guest co-host this week, responded to her former “Hannah Montana” co-star’s twerks.
"I just want to know who's advising her,” she told Willie. “And why [the VMA display] is necessary... [Our children] can't watch that... I feel like it's a bit desperate."
Shields also went on to reveal that she finds zen at The Container Store and can open a beer bottle with her arm. In short, she’s awesome.
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2. Trump called into the show this morning to argue that “Trump University” didn’t defraud more than 5,000 students. He had a lot to say, beyond calling New York’s attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, a “total lightweight.”
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3. Just as reports surfaced of snipers firing at a United Nations team investigating claims of a poison-gas attack in Syria, Richard Engel reported from the Turkish border that if the U.S. does not respond with military force, it will only encourage Bashar al-Assad to strike again.
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4. Just hours after the birth of a “vibrant” and “healthy” panda cub at the National Zoo, Britain announced that its only female giant panda could give birth within the next two weeks. Bring on the adorable panda cubs!
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5. Could you (or would you) commit to having sex with your partner every day for a year? Brittany Gibbons did just that in an effort to battle body issues and improve her marriage. And it worked.
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And that's TODAY's Takeaway!