Snubbed by Katie Couric and left off her wedding invite list, Matt Lauer joked to Howard Stern that the Today show motto “is just bullis–t, apparently!” That would be the dubbing of NBC’s morning show crew as America’s First Family, which is laughable given the recurring strife behind the scenes.
Ann Curry may be gone , but problems at The Today Show remain. With ratings continuing to decline and the program losing out to Good Morning America on a regular basis, blame is starting to make its way all around to the show’s golden boy: Matt Lauer. “Staffers and producers at the Today Show hold Matt Lauer responsible for the continued decline in the ratings because they hold him responsible for Ann Curry being fired,” a source tells Radar.
Matt Lauer may say he’s considering leaving the Today Show, but really, sexy beast just wants to line those coffers, if you follow where we’re coming from. Unlike Glenn Beck leaving Fox , Katie Couric exiting CBS or Matt’s own co-host Meredith Vieira bolting Today , Matt’s only real endgame is a bigger payday. At least according to TMZ, which reports that he’s angling for a $25 million contract.
(HMG Celebrity News) – ‘Cancer survivor’ Michael Douglas, appears on talk show “Today,” this morning, while the full interview will air later on “Dateline NBC” on January 23. Douglas who revealed in August that he had stage IV throat cancer, tells Today co-host Matt Lauer in a transcript of the interview released by NBC, that he feels good, since undergoing several weeks of chemotherapy and radiation treatment, and very relieved.
It was her first TV interview since separating from husband John Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards opened up to Matt Lauer during a Today Show interview. Edwards told Lauer that she is “not just a cuckolded wife” and then talked about attacks against her character
Today Show host Matt Lauer has apparently split from his model wife of nearly 12 years and mother of his three kids, Annette Roque. Or wait, was it that she threw him out on his ass for cheating on her, possibly with one or more Canadian broadcasters? Apparently he moved out of their house after two days of fighting, which ended with Annette no longer wearing her wedding ring.