TODAY | April 26, 2014
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>>> lester is out working on making some new friends on nbc . late night host seth meyers recently spent the day with our very serious host lester holt . take a look.
>> are you lost?
>> no, i'm seth. they asked us to hang out. they want us to be friends.
>> good evening. i'm lester holt nbc news. i don't appreciate jokes, goofs or spoofs. friendship is about respect and you cannot respect a clown. thank you.
>> for real?
>> i'm sorry, are you eating a plate of lettuce?
>> i am. i eat neutral foods. it keeps me unbiased on the air. what is that orange and red triangle on your plate?
>> the italian food dish for children.
>> you know what pizza is.
>> you are not a man.
>> i am a man.
>> i did see one of your shows once.
>> once. you see a headline, then make fun of it and then they laugh.
>> the monologue joke.
>> it's disgusting.
>> it's like a five-minute sketch. the entire thing is hysterical.
>> i loved it. i saw it yesterday and thought i hope people don't really think i'm that stuffy.
>> i think people know that you're not.
>> i think it shows the great comedic timing you have. you were shooting that a long time.
>> we were in 30 rock , went over to bryant park , in our carousel scene there where i said i was thrilld with joy. the writers were terrific. they sent this to me and said we've got to do it.
>> it's hilarious.
>> you have to watch the whole thing.
>> i look forward to the next installment.