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Early purchasers of Chrissy Teigen's new cookbook "Cravings: Recipes For All The Food You Want To Eat" got a special, unexpected ingredient added: the author's phone number!
As the model-turned-cookbook writer (who's married to musician John Legend) explained on Twitter Wednesday, it was partially the dog's fault:
Naturally, this led to quite a few people reaching out for ... well, more recipe tips, we assume. But she's taken care of business since:
And apologized to her friends in case they're wondering why she's not returning their texts:
But this puts Teigen in good company, since TODAY's Hoda Kotb did something similar back in 2013! While demonstrating a Samsung wrist watch on air, Kotb briefly showed her personal cell number and viewers immediately decided to text her. (She got 4,000 texts before the end of the day.)
Yep, she had to replace that number, too.
"I'm an idiot, a complete and total idiot, and I'm embracing it!" she told Savannah Guthrie.
Well, as Teigen certainly learned, it does put a little extra spice into the day.
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