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Willie Geist: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me (‘I Subsist Almost Exclusively on SKIPPY’s SUPER CHUNK Peanut Butter’)

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US Weekly

Willie Geist, the host of Sunday Today with Willie Geist, broadcasts his best facts to Us.

1. The first album I ever bought was LL Cool J‘s Bigger and Deffer in 1987. Twenty-eight years later, I won my episode of Lip Sync Battle against my friend Andy Cohen by singing LL’s “I Need Love” dressed as 1980s LL … as LL watched from the stage.

2. I met my wife [Christina] in Mr. Kaplan’s 6th grade homeroom class at George Washington Middle School in Ridgewood, New Jersey.

3. My mom taught me how to drive on her stick-shift Jeep CJ-7 that had no power steering and no first gear. She said, “If you can drive this, you can drive anything.” A metaphor for life.

4. During college, I was a landscaper for three summers and a pizza delivery guy using that same beat-up Jeep …

7. I subsist almost exclusively on Skippy’s Super Chunk Peanut Butter …