Friday news headlines reveal that NBC’s “Today” show executives are trying to get Matt Lauer and Ann Curry to kiss and makeup. NBC wants to host a public lunch where the not-so-dynamic duo can be seen while patching things up. Matt Lauer has been constantly harassed by angry viewers who blame him for Ann Curry’s firing from the popular morning talk show last summer. Angry New Yorkers are harassing Matt Lauer by screaming insults at the “Today” show host.
It seems that during this Christmas season of wishing others peace on earth, and goodwill towards man that Matt Lauer is not catching any breaks. Angry New Yorkers are hurling insults at Lauer and calling him names. The verbal harassment is continual and according to TMZ is making Matt “miserable.” Matt Lauer feels like he is the victim of abuse and is increasingly unhappy. According to TMZ the insults screamed by New Yorkers include:
“You’re a bad guy,” and “You got Ann fired. Does that make you happy?”
Watch the video above to get details on Ann Curry leaving “Today” show. This celebrity feud has nothing to do with money, and everything to do with power and relationships.
NBC wants to improve the image of Matt Lauer who is secure in the show due to contract obligations. The NBC executives have no choice, they must improve Matt’s image in order to justify the $25 million salary. According to Yahoo News the lunch idea is already being planned:
“Network execs are encouraging the duo to do lunch — preferably at media hotspot Michael’s in midtown — and make a public display of patching things up.”
Ratings plummeted after Curry’s departure from “Today” and Matt Lauer was blamed by many for not getting along with the sweet Ann Curry. There is no obligation for Ann Curry to help Matt’s ratings out. Six months is a long time for New Yorkers to hold a grudge so strong it results in screaming at a person on the streets. Lauer needs this makeup lunch more than Curry need it. Will the two former co-hosts be able to kiss and makeup?
Suggested by the author:
Photo: Sofia Vergara reveals hot body; cut-out one piece suit rocks Facebook
Can Bethenny Frankel heed the advice of ‘Real Housewives’ gal pals?
Top 10 2012: The best of Mila Kunis; ‘Sexiest woman alive’ dating Ashton Kutcher
Top 10 celebrity articles of 2012; top moments remembered
One Direction dominates Wikipedia; Facebook leads by 10 million visits
Tom Cruise’s sexy date Cynthia Jorge is just a ‘friend’? Girlfriend rumor denied (Video)