Jenna Bush Spills 'Wait, What?!' Secret on Grandma Barbara

Former first lady apparently only has 8 toes
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 10, 2017 3:10 PM CDT

If someone were to ever put together a biography on former first lady Barbara Bush entitled Everything You Never Knew (and Didn't Necessarily Want to Know) About Barbara Bush, it would now have to include a rather odd factoid supplied by her own granddaughter. The Hill reports that Jenna Bush Hager, one of George W. Bush's twin daughters, appeared on the Today show Monday, and she shared a bit of info about her grandmother's anatomy. "Do you want to know the truth? My grandma's missing a toe on each foot," Bush Hager told Kathie Lee Gifford during, naturally, a conversation about whether to take one's shoes off when visiting other people's homes.

"Has she ever divulged that?" Gifford asked, to which Bush Hager replied, "Not that I know of," adding the 91-year-old Bush's feet are "darling" and "cute," despite only sporting eight balancing digits. Bush Hager also offered up a rather strange scientific explanation that may have every human being running to Google: that "they" say, as you age, if you don't get enough sleep, your toes "go away." (Bush Hager's January message to the Obama girls probably didn't mention anyone's toes.)

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