Willard Scott -The weatherman of the iconic “TODAY” show Al Roker Age-dead.
Al himself confirmed the news this weekend and went to IG with Willard’s honorary post and wrote: His daughters Sally and Mary and his lovely wife, Paris. “
AR said, “He’s really my second dad and where I am today thanks to his generous spirit. Willard was the man of his time and the ultimate broadcaster. His There will never be such a person. “
Willard began “today” in 1980 and became famous for his hilarious anchorage-during the weather segment, or any other special event he would later host for NBC. .. The man’s disgust was hilarious-he wore crazy outfits and joked like crazy in the air (and during a MOTS interview) … and just an overall tactic of personality. was.
He’s also probably best remembered by wishing Americans a happy 100th birthday in the ongoing Smucker segment … there featured various 100th anniversary milestones. Did. Willard also hosted some of America’s most memorable festive moments, covering presidential inauguration, holiday parades and parties, expositions and more.
He was almost the same as Al Roker at the time, and certainly handed the baton when he retired from the mooring in the mid-to-late 90’s. Still, they remained great friends … and Al acknowledged him as his mentor.
By the way, Willard also literally had a considerable history as a clown.He played the first incarnation Ronald McDonald He even played Bozo the Crown in TV ads in the 1960s. From start to finish, the man was the one who spread the joy of all-around.
He survived by his wife, Paris Kina, And his children. Willard was 87 years old.