Email this article to a friend
Toddler genius to morning talk show host: 'I have to poop'
Friday - 5/11/2012, 3:37pm  ET
WASHINGTON - The youngest member of Mensa was visibly nervous on the "Today" Show Friday morning.
Emmelyn Roetteger, a 3-year-old with an IQ of 135, demonstrated that she is adorable and brilliant before stating on the morning talk show, "my tummy hurts," and "I have to poop."
It was an uncomfortable moment for those on-air and for viewers, but another reminder, ahead of this weekend's holiday, of the strength of motherhood.
Check out the footage:
(Copyright 2012 by WTOP. All Rights Reserved.)
Fox struggling to find audience in new television season
Updated 49 minutes, 43 seconds ago
A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Nov. 17-23
Updated 49 minutes, 44 seconds ago
ABC's George Stephanopoulos lands interview with Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson
Updated 09 minutes, 47 seconds ago
After 'raw wound' of homophobia, Robbie Rogers finds happiness in soccer as openly gay man
Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 06:02pm EST
A new documentary explores the life, career of Kurt Cobain; set to air on HBO next year
Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 02:52pm EST
New Tina Fey-created sitcom, 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,' headed to Netflix in March
Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 02:46pm EST
Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 10:58am EST
British TV's Dillane, 'Utopia' win at International Emmys; 'Mad Men' creator honored
Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 10:53am EST
TV-over-Internet service Aereo files for bankruptcy, citing unfavorable Supreme Court ruling
Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 07:40am EST
'Today' show looks to leave another rough week making news behind
Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 07:28am EST
Bill Weir's new series on CNN to explore rate of planetary change
Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 07:20am EST
From "Frozen" to "Maleficent," strong female voices are paving the way for a future generation of tough women.
Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 02:03am EST
Britain's Dillane, Netherlands' Krijgsman win acting awards at International Emmys
Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 01:20am EST
Billy Miller puts his own spin on longtime Jason Morgan character on ABC's 'General Hospital'
Monday - 11/24/2014, 06:26pm EST
Gift Guide: These 3 affordable devices will let you watch online video on your big screen TV
Monday - 11/24/2014, 06:12pm EST
Connecticut's Foxwoods Resort latest to postpone Bill Cosby comedy performance
Monday - 11/24/2014, 02:24pm EST
Why now? Assault victim advocates point to shifting cultural attitudes in Cosby allegations
Monday - 11/24/2014, 09:30am EST
'Mad Men' stars to present honorary International Emmy to show's creator Matthew Weiner
Monday - 11/24/2014, 09:12am EST
Bill Cosby's career unravels as allegations spiral
Monday - 11/24/2014, 07:10am EST
Statement: Cosby's lawyer criticizes media for reporting on accusations from years ago
Sunday - 11/23/2014, 11:20pm EST