Ted Williams shares his 'golden voice' with Jimmy Fallon
It's pretty hard not to be charmed by Ted Williams, the homeless man-turned-overnight celebrity thanks to his mellifluous voice and a Columbus Dispatch videographer.
The feel-good story of the first week of 2011 continued his whirlwind media tour Thursday (Jan. 6) with stops at the "Today" show and "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," where he lent his pipes to the show (you can see the opening here) and sat down with Fallon for a short interview, which is above.
He recounts the story with Fallon and reflects on the remarkable journey he's been on in the past few days -- including being interviewed by Meredith Vieira and Matt Lauer on "Today." "That's a hot show in the morning," Williams tells Fallon before cracking the host up with this line: "Matt Lauer ... he brings out the female in me, man."
Williams has fielded a host of job offers in the time since the Dispatch video went viral. MSNBC and the Cleveland Cavaliers have asked him to do voice-over work, and he recorded a commercial for Kraft that will debut during the Fight Hunger Bowl on ESPN Sunday (Jan. 9).
Photo/Video credit: NBC
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