Al Roker Becomes a Legend on Twitter After Blasting Ryan Lochte on the 'Today' Show

Al Roker wasn't holding back when discussing how Ryan Lochte lied, and Twitter was loving every minute of it.

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On this day, Al Roker became legendary.

During Friday's taping of the Today show, #LochteGate was discussed, and Roker clearly had some things to get out of his neck of the woods. "He lied. He lied to you. He lied to Matt Lauer. He lied to his mom," Roker told Billy Bush. "He left his teammates hanging while he skedaddled." Bush tried interjecting, claiming Lochte embellished his account of the incident, but Al wasn't having any of it. "There was no robbery. There was no pull over. There was nothing. Nobody cocked a gun to his head. He lied."

Then, Bush told Roker to "calm down." Why did you say that Billy? As Bush and Natalie Morales debated their respective stances on the Lochte story, a frustrated Al stirred his drink. 

It was the move all of Twitter fell in love and identified with. 

That face, side-eye and annoyed drink stir on Al Roker is me at one point almost daily.

— ✪ Jonathan H. Gray is: “Thinking Too Much" ✪ (@jongraywb) August 20, 2016

Al Roker's stir is my religion.

— Jasmine Evaristo (@swiftlyinflight) August 20, 2016

Well, I have a newfound respect for Al Roker after shutting down his fellow NBC anchors's excuses about Ryan Lochte's lying about robbery.

— Ryan W. Mead (@rwmead) August 20, 2016

Never thought I'd say this but...respect to Al Roker.

— DSMOOVE (@DSmoove85) August 20, 2016

Drink stirring aside, Twitter also respected Roker for keeping it 100 when...other people...were trying to give Lochte a pass.  

Al Roker was keeping it real on NBC. Much respect for calling out that entitlement

— Odartey (@Rujabes) August 20, 2016

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