There may never be peace in this prank war.
“No!” Lauer said as he tried to compose himself. “It’s so petty. It’s so childish.”
DeGeneres seemed pretty darn proud of herself. “That was my favorite so far,” she said.
In a 2015 prank, DeGeneres made Lauer appear as if he were shirtless in bondage gear during a “Fifty Shades Of Grey” interview. A vengeful Lauer later stuffed DeGeneres’ car with thousands of pingpong balls.
This time, DeGeneres had producer Corey Palent dress like Lauer’s “Today” colleague Savannah Guthrie, waiting to pop out. When the discussion turned to Guthrie and Lauer’s musical tastes, the jack-in-the-box moment happened.
You can watch it happen around the 3:25 mark.