Eric Stonestreet: 'Fizbo the Clown' is based on my actual life


"Modern Family" star Eric Stonestreet joins TODAY to talk about playing White House advisor Kenneth Duberstein in the HBO film, "Confirmation." The biopic examines the scandal surrounding Justice Clarence Thomas, his nomination to the Supreme Court, and the allegations brought against him by Anita Hill. He talks about the timeliness of the film, and about his real-life connection to his character "Fizbo the Clown," stemming from his childhood.