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(audience applauds) Thank you for watching. Say hello to my co-hosts, my studio audience. How you doin’? How you doin’? I’m doin’ great. Let’s get started. It’s time for… Hot Topics. Come on. (audience cheers)
(audience applauds) (deep bass music) Thank you. (Wendy clears throat) It’s been a long weekend. The door is open and what do you think I saw first, Suzanne? Yup, exactly. Please stand up. Yep, right in the front. Right there, right there. Stand up, stand up.
Do it again. Right there. Okay.
Yes. (audience cheers)
(audience applauds) Yep. I need that in my life. Where you from? Florida. Welcome. Okay. (audience cheers)
(audience applauds) I need that in my life because I’m goin’ to see our friend John Leguizamo in Brooklyn this weekend. And I’m goin’ with my friend Madina. Oh. That means you can’t dress so sophisticated. Right, right. You gotta put on somethin’ saucy. That’s a good one. Hi John. I’ll see you at your show. So anyway, oh my gosh, you guys, oh my gosh, my gosh, my gosh, my gosh. Okay, yesterday, I’m minding my own business and Bernie comes to me and says, “All right, Wendy, here’s the number.” I’m like “What number?” “She wants to talk to you before she comes to the show.” (audience murmurs) I’m like “Who?” Robyn Crawford. Oh. So I’m like “Is she mad?” (laughs) I see you laughin’. (laughs) You must be a New Yorker and know my reckless radio times. Look, look, I’m like “Is she mad at me “or what’s going, is she canceling? “She’s supposed to be here on Tuesday.” Tuesday, yep. So I’m like oh. Ding-ding-ding-ding-ding. (audience laughs) It was only me and Robyn on the phone. No publicist, agents and all that stuff, do you know what I’m saying? From the time I said, and it was supposed to be 12 o’clock on the dot, so at 11:59, I’m sittin’, I’m lookin’ at the phone. I’m dialin’. I’m like oh. “Hello? (audience laughs) “Robyn, it’s Wendy.” I didn’t use my last names ’cause I’m just Wendy, all right. (audience laughs) Oh Rob. So look, it turns out she was delightful from the beginning to the end. Aw. We talked on the phone for like 25 minutes and on a scale of one to 10, this conversation was a 25. (audience cheers)
(audience applauds) So she’s 58, she’s very settled in her life. You know what, Robyn’s the type of girl, Robyn, I didn’t tell you this on the phone, but I was feeling it in my heart, Robyn’s the type of girl that after she leaves the couch, I don’t mind exchanging numbers and being– Oh. Oh yes, the conversation was grown. 58, 55, we’re grown. She’s been through stuff, I’ve been through stuff. She’s got this book out. She wants to tell about the real Whitney that she knew. But Robyn also has a back story. And she had front bleacher seat to the entire– The whole thing. Yeah, mhm. You would’ve been, look, I thought about you the whole time. I mean. The whole time I was on the phone. I mean you know I wanna at least be listening in on the call. No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no. Excuse me, we’re gonna give her beefy conversation. I virtually think that Tuesday’s show will only be Hot Topics, Robyn, commercial break, more Robyn, if I can squeeze it in, more Robyn. (audience laughs) Now look. (audience applauds) So she’ll be here on Tuesday. Oh, by the way, attention Wendy staff, I assured her, ’cause we are always polite from beginning to end, co-hosts, you know that, you call for your tickets, everyone was polite, right? Security doesn’t manhandle you, they bring you in. They have to search your bags ’cause there could be a killer anywhere. (audience laughs) But polite. Suzanne is polite, the cameramen are polite, but shady, which I love. (audience laughs) People are polite here and we lead with kindness so I assured her this is a place of trust and grown conversation, and we’re gonna listen intently. So if you have tickets for Tuesday’s show, I don’t wanna hear a bunch of clappin’ when Robyn talks, only ’cause then, people on TV hear it, ’cause my mic is live, but you don’t hear it as co-hosts. Do you know what I mean, Norman? Absolutely, yep. Suzanne, you might wanna take off that day. Why? We don’t need all that clappin’. Right. Oh, yeah, no, I will be silent. There will be no clapping so we don’t miss a word. Okay, but you don’t wanna miss this, right? Yeah, I wanna hear it. Uh-huh.
Uh-huh, mhm. Marco. Marco. Oh, excuse me, is DJ Boof not here? Look at his, look. This is what he does with his life, disappears. That’s okay. Look, okay, about T.I.’s stupid comments on that podcast. Oh. First of all, no, no, no, look, there’s more to the story, okay? So I thought it was T.I.’s podcast. I really don’t follow podcasts like that, you know what I mean? I listen as serious. I like the Andy station. He has good shows and those girls and stuff like that. I like AM radio and then I like my music. And people always say to me, “Why don’t you get a podcast?” I’m like “What?” This is a podcast. (audience laughs) But with a better pay check. (audience laughs) Just saying. (laughs) (audience cheers)
(audience applauds) Just saying. (laughs) So okay, I thought it was T.I.’s podcast and those girls might be his co-hosts or somethin’ like that. I don’t know who the girls are, I never listen to the podcast, I’m not a pod or a caster. (audience laughs) Okay, so the host apparently, these two girls have the podcast, and one of them is Miguel’s girlfriend. And I forget which one because when Miguel came here for his first time, he had her with him, and she, huh? The one in white. The one in white. Okay, okay, there she is, there she is. Look, they make a really good couple. I liked her when she came. They were very respectful. And then her co-host is Nadia. So it’s Nazanin. Nazanin. Nazanin. Who’s the girlfriend. And Nadia.
Nadia. Okay. And I’m not being critical but when you step in my lane, I gotta criticize. (audience cheers)
(audience applauds) Miguel, don’t be mad at me ’cause I’m still gonna say what I have to say. Nazanin, don’t be mad at me. You’re still beautiful and delightful and you and Miguel make perfectly compatible heights. (audience laughs) For little people. And yeah, they’re good. No, they’re good together, they’re good together. But you wanna step into hostin’ a podcast, which is almost like radio, except not as big as radio, then I have somethin’ to say. So the hosts are now being slammed for not calling T.I. out. And I got somethin’ to say, but you listen. We have yearly trips to the gynecologist to check her hymen. Oh, okay. (laughs) I’m done with you right now. (laughs) So you know, you know. Do you go with her like she’s a prisoner? Yes, yes, I go with her. Somebody check on Deyjah. I go with her and right after the birthday, we celebrate and you know. We go and check her hymen after. (laughs) What the. No, usually the day after the party, I put a sticky note on the door. Gyno. No. (laughs) Tomorrow, 9:30. (audience murmurs) Now Deyjah is, as we talked about yesterday, T.I.’s 18-year-old daughter. Beautiful girl at 18 years old. It’s creepy even to have your own mom in there, and I get along with my mom. I love you, Mommy. But no, you’re not coming to check my hymen at 18. ‘Cause you woulda been sorely disappointed. (audience laughs)
(audience applauds) And Daddy, you don’t even have a horse in that race. That is such a violation, I would say. Anyway, so the hosts issued a statement ’cause everybody went hard on them on social media, and we talked about it here on the show. It’s a really long statement. I don’t feel like reading it. You girls messed up. To me, these are two girls who have their podcast. They were probably just happy to have T.I. in the building. To big up their podcast so more people would listen. But what ya did was you missed the opportunity to call him out, both of you. Both of you. (audience applauds) ‘Cause that woulda been the bigger story. That woulda made people wanna listen to your podcast, like oh, these women are standin’ up during this Me Too time and these men need to sit down. T.I. needs to sit down and let his daughter grow up and have some sort of trust. The gynecologist signed off on a paper saying, or the daughter signed off on the paper, which is why the gynecologist said it was fine ’cause normally, that’s that hippocratic oath where you can’t tell people about stuff. I just feel like if you understand what I’m saying, you get your bones in broadcast by not goin’ along ’cause you’re so happy and cacklin’ to have somebody in, but if you see something that you know is wrong, or maybe these girls didn’t think it was wrong. They just sounded like two hyenas. Uh-huh, uh-huh. (audience laughs) Uh-huh. Laughin’ about something that didn’t need to be laughed about. They shoulda called T.I. out right there, right? (audience applauds) That’s all. Enough with that. I gotta catch up with on demand. Carl keeps telling me about it. What’s the show called, Carl? The Godfather of Harlem. The Godfather with my man. Forest Whitaker.
Forest Whitaker. Yeah, amazin’. It’s amazing. It’s the Godfather of Harlem. You know I like that street mess. And so there’s a whole bunch of episodes on on demand. I gotta catch up with that this weekend. Six, to be exact. Six, to be exact. I don’t know where James is but Carl’s in for James. Okay. (laughs) (audience laughs) Anyway, Ray J, all right, wants to meet with President Trump. Oh. According to the Daily Mail, Ray J wants President Trump to support a pardon for, get ready, Suge Knight. Oh. Now look, I guess he figured if Kim can do it, why can’t he? (audience laughs) Suge Knight is no Alicia Johnson. Hi Alicia. Suge Knight is a killer. Do you understand? And we only know on the record of one killation. But in my mind– Right, I have no, nope, don’t even look at me. (audience laughs) Okay, I know, I know, I know. Ray J, okay, so now Ray J is in charge of Death Row Records. Suge recently made him in charge from behind bars while he’s serving his time. Suge won’t be out for 27 years in prison and so Suge wants to make sure when he comes out, stuff is still poppin’. And then, Nick Cannon is in charge of writing the book. Of Suge’s life. Which by the way, Nick, the more I, the more I watch that Masked Singer show, the more I just love it. I never thought that I would love a competition show like that ’cause I think they’re all rigged or whatever. I find myself sitting, like literally taking off my shoes after a long day. It’s nine o’clock at night, The Masked Singer comes on, my TV is on Fox ’cause it comes on Fox ’cause we’re on a lotta Fox stations. Wendy is Fox. And so I turn it on, I’m like oh, I like this show. (audience murmurs)
(audience applauds) I do, I do, I do. I do. Anyhoo, so the President just might take this meeting. I’ll tell you why. Because he does a lot of things that are unexpected and unpresidential. Clap if you think that Suge needs to be pardoned, and be honest. We’re not gonna jump you. (audience laughs) All’s I’m sayin’, Ray J, is just stick to doin’ Death Row. And we were asked in our morning meeting or I was asked why do you think Suge has Ray J at the top of Death Row now doing that, and I said because Ray J is easily manipulated by Suge. I mean there are other people qualified to run a record label but those other people have a backbone and won’t be bossed around by Suge. (audience murmurs) You know what I mean? You can threaten Ray J just enough. (audience laughs) You understand what I’m sayin’? Yes. Ray J, I will have somebody ’cause even though, in my mind, even though Suge is in jail, he still’s got tentacles in the streets. (audience murmurs) And they will show up at Ray J’s house and hang him off the balcony like Vanilla Ice. So anyway, President Trump, I hope you don’t take this meeting. Ray J, act like you made the meeting, (audience laughs) but Ray J, and heighten your security. And Suge, (audience applauds) Suge, sit down please. So the rapper Gucci Mane, friend to the show, he’s blaming a nightclub for getting his car towed. (audience murmurs) Well, he’s got this really good 2018 Ferrari. It’s worth $600,000. Wow. Uh-huh. And he drove it to the nightclub. I guess he was makin’ an appearance or whatever, or just wanted to blow off steam. You know sometimes, you go to the club, you dance hard, sweat it out, go home and sleep real well? (audience laughs) Which I told Madina we are not doin’ after the John Leguizamo. (audience laughs) We’ll go out for dinner. There’s no nightclubbin’. We’re just gonna go, like drop me off. All right. So Gucci Mane’s team, all right, parked the car in the lot behind the club and it got towed away. (audience murmurs) Gucci Mane paid $300 at the tow company to get the car back. He does have a point because tow truck companies, they don’t care, and the better your car, the more they like to careen through the streets, just to mess up a bumper, like dammit, I’m not drivin’ it. Is the car hangin’ off the back? Good. You know? (audience laughs) Let me hit this pothole. Boom. (audience laughs) You know? I mean I know this. So Gucci, just take a look. $300 for the tow. I guarantee there’s $20-30,000 worth of damage. Y’all gonna put my (beep) (beep) flatbed. (Beep) my car up. Not (beep) was wrong with my car. (audience murmurs) A flatbed is totally different from a tow truck. We all know that, right? A flatbed is a little more civilized. If you get a fancier flatbed company, they even have curtains on either side and on the top. Oh yes. You can’t even see what’s in there. You just know there’s somethin’ goin’ on. (audience murmurs) So Gucci wants the club to pay for the damages. And I agreed with Gucci. That is at least 20 or $30,000 worth of damage on a $600,000 car. (audience applauds) Those little nicks and things, like if you drive a Honda, you go get that touch-up paint (audience laughs) and just you touch it up. I mean back in my day, I was reduced to touching something up with black polish. I had a black Pathfinder. But you get that black nail polish, the shiny one, and you go right on around there. And touch it up. And then you keep it moving. But you don’t do that with a $600,000 car. It’s gonna cost. But you wanna know what, I was explained more in our meeting and Gucci, this is not the club’s fault. You need to fire all your handlers and stop parking in the CVS parking lot next door. (audience murmurs)
(audience applauds) He gets to the club, he makes the announcement that he’s there. The manager said all right, well you can park wherever, and Gucci’s people took the car around to the back. But what they didn’t do is keep it in the club parking lot or you coulda used valet at the club or with a car like that, you park it right in front and you make sure two of your security guards are out there makin’ sure nobody gets jumped on it or somethin’ like that. Instead, what did his people do? They parked it next door but same parking lot. You know how sometimes, parking lots are attached. All you have to do is step over the block. This is your team’s fault. The manager left before Gucci left the club. So the manager just said all right, well park in the back and there’s the parking lot. They went over to the CVS. By the time Gucci’s truck was towed or car was towed, it was the manager of the CVS that was like what is going on. The CVS is not even open right now. I’m here to open the door, stack the lotions and make sure everything is safe. (audience laughs) And here’s this $600,000 car that doesn’t belong here. You’re blocking our customers. So Gucci, I’m sorry, this is your team’s fault. This is not the club’s fault. (audience applauds) You know what I’m saying? Eh. That is it? You gotta be joking me. It seemed so short. That went so fast.
I want my money back. Yeah. Okay, well that’s it for Hot Topics. (audience cheers)
(audience applauds) We got more great show for you everybody. Our friend Jacquees is here to perform, but up next, the one, the only Dr. Phil is here. So grab a snack and come on back. (dance music) (audience cheers)
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