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'Today' host Natalie Morales and son give 'Rio 2' and Popsicle rave reviews

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Natalie Morales, anchor on "Today," gives "Rio 2" the thumbs up. Morales tweeted she "loved" the new "Rio" movie on March 31.

Natalie and her son were invited to an exclusive screening this past weekend, followed by a Brazilian themed after party. The party, hosted by Popsicle and FOX Movies, was held around the pool and in the penthouse of Le Parker Meridien in New York City.

Morales wasn't the only celebrity who brought her child to get a sneak peak at the movie. Alicia Keys, Jeffrey Tambor and Edie Falco are some of the celebs who also brought their kids. Parents and children had the opportunity to sample Popsicles "Rainbow Rio 2" ice pops.

The sequel brings beloved characters Blu and Jewel and their three kids to the Amazon to meet up with long lost relatives. Stars include Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, George Lopez,, Jamie Foxx, Bruno Mars and Rachel Crowe.

Natalie Morales also has a small part - she voices a newscaster.

"Rio 2" opens nationwide on April 11.



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