TODAY   |  July 16, 2013

Savannah on Leno: I threw my engagement ring away!

TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie paid a visit to “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” last night and shared the story of how she almost lost her engagement ring.

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>>> we're back with a split edition of "today" on a tuesday morning. if savannah seems a little bleary this morning, she just got back from the after party of the tonight show . how did it go.

>> we talked about you and well i got engaged. we talked about that. lots to discuss.

>> tell me about the lucky guy . i want to hear about this guy.

>> his name is michael feldman . we had been dating four years so i was shocked when we got engaged. if you're dating four years you no longer really expect it.

>> i heard you almost lost the ring. what happened there.

>> yes, oh my gosh. well it was too big so i was wearing a band-aid around it for six weeks so i would take it off all the time and one day i was home in the afternoon and i started looking and i said where is that ring and i open the trash and start rifling through it, it fell out of a paper towel in the trash.

>> wow.

>> then i was like do i tell him?

>> no, don't tell him. i think that would be wrong if he found out.

>> i hope you don't believe in metaphors.

>> no.

>> your secret is safe with him now obviously.

>> that went over real well. let me get this straight, you threw out the ring.

>> yeah. what time did you get home after all the partying.

>> i just got in actually ten minutes ago. that was someone else at the top