Michelle Sparks Hula Hoop Craze

Newscasters can't resist getting in on the hip action
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 23, 2009 9:52 AM CDT

(Newser) – Michelle Obama has started a trend…at least among America's female newscasters. After the First Lady managed an impressive 142 rotations in a hula-hooping video that went viral, a score of “awkward female news anchors” just had to try it, notes Azaria Jagger on Gawker. Watch videos at left of Kathie Lee, Hoda, and the ladies of MSNBC showing off their moves.