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Might Hoda Kotb be trying to jump off a sinking ship?

With ratings continuing to spiral for Today, and with Matt Lauer under constant siege by the press, sources tell Entertainment Weekly that Hotb has been talking to other networks about job possibilities.

Her contract expires this fall.

Hoda Kotb Promo Pic

Hoda loves her job... adores everyone she works with on the show," an insider tells EW. "Her contract is coming up and she’s just expanding relationships and having coffee with a few people.”

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We actually have Today Show news that does not involve the possible firing of Matt Lauer.

But we really, really, really wish that were not the case.

On the fourth, wine-induced hour of this NBC morning program Friday, Kathie Lee Gifford went off on "vajazzling" and the steps many women take to groom themselves… down there.

We've been around for billions of years, the co-anchor argued, asking sarcastically: What did men and women possibly do for so long before the evolution of personal, private part care?

And that's about when Hoda Kotb was forced to make a confession: She - EWWWW! - has a "landing strip."

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We're sure it's nothing a bottle of white wine can't fix, but there's reportedly tension between Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb over the location of their Today Show segment.

Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb

Insiders tell TMZ that Gifford wants to move the (often inebriated) fourth hour to Hollywood, while her partner is a New York City gal.

The simmering feud is gaining momentum, too, starting with when Hoda felt "snubbed" because Gifford did not promote her new book on air.

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Ann Curry is nearly out.

Might Hoda Kotb be in?

With The Today Show on the verge of an anchor change, and with Meredith Vieira having turned down an offer to return, insiders tell Radar Online that Kotb may be getting the replacement call.

Hoda Kotb Picture

“Hoda scores off the charts in focus groups, and the audience can relate to her,” says the source of The Today Show's fourth hour co-host.

The long-running program is desperate to hold off Good Morning America, which has overtaken it in the ratings this spring. But would Kathie Lee's wine-drinking cohort really be the answer? Vote now:

Do you want to see Hoda Kotb replace Ann Curry?

 

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