matt lauer does cookie monster

matt lauer does cookie monster
August 23, 2006 MICHAEL KNUDSEN

oh i love that cookie monster – and with those recent hot pics of a shirtless matt lauer – i’m starting to love him too! anyways mr. lauer stops by sesame street this week (aug 24th) to get the scoop on if cookie monster is forever renouncing his trademark snack… but don’t fret C is still for cookie in his book and our blue fuzzy wuzzy friend is just trying to mix a little variety into his doughy diet…fruit salad today – sushi tomorrow? can you believe that sesame street is on its 37th season? i so adored that show when i was a kid – glad to see it’s still thriving and keeping things up to date…now we just need burt & ernie to finally come out of the closet! popbytes over & out for now – xxoo!

Matt Lauer: Cookie Monster, the world wants to know-why have you stopped
eating cookies? Isn’t it true that only moments ago you decided to eat a
fruit salad instead of a cookie? So will you have to change your name
now? Should we be calling you “Fruit Monster”?

Cookie Monster: Well, dat got nice ring to it, but…

Matt Lauer: Cookie Monster, the question on everyone’s lips is…

Cookie Monster: That a lot of lips!

Matt Lauer: Why?

Cookie Monster: Me like fruit.

Matt Lauer: And there you have it. Cookie Monster likes fruit, and not

Cookie Monster: No! You members of the media blow story way out of
proportion! Me still like cookies!

Matt Lauer: Then why fruit?

Cookie Monster: Why not fruit? It delicious! And healthy. Me still eat
cookies, like me world-famous for doing, but now me eat other things

Matt Lauer: So what you’re saying is, if I were to offer you this
cookie, you would eat it right now?

Cookie Monster: No. Me eat fruit salad…and then me eat cookie for

PHOTO CREDIT | Sesame Workshop/Theo