Marilyn Hagerty, the Grand Forks Herald columnist who has become an internet celebrity for her no-nonsense review of a local Olive Garden, recently sat down with WDAZ reporter Melanie Orlins to discuss her newfound fame.

“Somebody told me I went viral, I didn’t know what that meant,” Hagerty told Orlins. “The phone has been ringing all the time and I’ve been answering it and then the emails keep pouring in and I’ve been trying to keep track of that… I still don’t get it.”

With interview requests flooding her inbox, Hagerty says that she’s probably going to cross Jay Leno off her list of suitors since she doesn’t like the way he combs his hair. Video inside… Read more