People, May 13, 1996

IF YOU COULD HEAR HER NOW

Viewers were aghast. No, not at TV hostess KATHIE LEE GIFFORD's mawkish reports of her son Cody's every hiccup and hangnail. They're used to that. Last week, however, labor activist Charles Kernaghan testified in Congress that the Wal-Mart clothing line bearing Kathie Lee's name is stitched together by children in Honduras who work for 31 cents an hour. As co-host Regis Philbin flinched, Gifford launched into a teary, it's-not-my-fault, TV hissy fit: "You can say I'm ugly, you can say I'm not talented, but when you say I don't care about children, how dare you!"...

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