Why the New Orleans NBC affiliate would choose to air a re-run of Queen Latifah instead of delivering the 10am hour of their national morning show featuring two local stars is their own business, but the reaction on social media was swift and harsh.
Adding a bit of personal insult to injury, Swenson brought a bottle of Bobby Hebert's wine up to Rockefeller Center with her to share with her friend.
Not a good move @wdsu A lot of New Orleanians are upset about this. 👎— BAMM CEO -Brandon/PR (@BrandonArmant) June 27, 2014
@wdsu 😠😠NOT HAPPY THAT WE CLDNT WATCH KAREN SWENSEN WITH HODA TODAY!!👎👎— Teri McMahon (@tmac0529) June 27, 2014
Fortunately, Hoda was tweeting all morning, and here's a little glimpse of what we missed, including the Cajun Cannon's wine:
And for all you jilted viewers, here's the clip from Today.com:
And here's the official response, from WDSU's Facebook page:
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