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VIDEO: Watch Hoda and Kathie Lee Make Fun of Etsy Products On Air

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This morning, a couple of Etsy.com designers and sellers probably thought they were getting a big media boost when their products were slated to appear on Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee's hour on the Today Show. Think again, craftkids. The two hosts—who, for anyone who watches on a regular basis knows, like to make fun of stuff as much as possible—couldn't stop giggling about the merch. Sorry, sweater-skirt-designer, your stuff got slagged off on national TV.
· The Etsy Artists Who Thought They'd Get Great Publicity On "Today" This Morning Were In For A Big Surprise [Business Insider]