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07.13.2012

CHEF CURTIS STONE DISCUSSES CAT CORA’S ARREST AND HIS RECENT ENGAGEMENT ON “CBS THIS MORNING”

STONE TELLS CO-HOST ERICA HILL AND CBS NEWS NATIONAL CORRESPONDENT LEE COWAN, “YOU GO THROUGH THIS SORT OF STUFF IN LIFE AND YOU MAKE DECISIONS YOU’RE NOT SO PROUD OF—I’M SURE SHE’S HAD A TOUGH TIME WITH IT, BUT SHE’S KEEPING HER HEAD UP AND SHE’S DOING ALRIGHT”  

Chef Curtis Stone discussed fellow “Around the World in 80 Plates” co-host Cat Cora’s DUI arrest as well as his recent engagement to actress Lindsay Price with co-host Erica Hill and CBS News National Correspondent Lee Cowan, live today, July 13, 2012, on CBS THIS MORNING on the CBS Television Network (7:00 AM – 9:00 AM).

Below are excerpts from the interview:

HILL: Your co-host Cat Cora was arrested recently for DUI. Have you spoken to her at all?

 

STONE: I saw her last night and she's doing fine. You know, of course, you go through this sort of stuff in life and you make some decisions you're not so proud of. I'm sure that she's had a tough time with it, but she's keeping her head up and she's doing alright.

 

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HILL: You have good news in your life. A little engagement action?  

STONE: Yeah, I did. I got engaged in the south of Italy with my darling girlfriend.

COWAN: Is that where you got engaged?

STONE: We did, yeah. We were on the Amalfi Coast. It was really special. She said yes, so I'm a happy man.

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Chris Licht is Vice President of Programming, CBS News, and Executive Producer of CBS THIS MORNING.

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