Meredith Vieira Drops S-Bomb on ‘Today’

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Meredith Vieira wasted no time re-familiarizing herself with her Today show audience on Thursday when she filled in for Kathie Lee Gifford.

That’s because during the fourth hour of the show, she inadvertently said “sh*t” on the air!

The slip happened as Today came back from a commercial. With a drink in one hand and a notecard in the other, Vieira accidentally dropped the card on the ground and let the s-bomb fly.

Co-host Hoda Kotb chuckled as an embarrassed Vieira covered her mouth and apologized.

Meanwhile, weatherman Al Roker seemed delighted with the gaffe, throwing his arms in the air and yelling, “Yes!”

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