Matt Lauer has softened his position about leaving the Today show in December at the end of his contract ... if NBC will pay up big time, that is.

The sexy beast currently earns $17 million a year. Negotiations are currently ongoing that could net Lauer could as much as $30 MILLION a year.

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Robert Pattinson hasn't been shy in admitting he is so over Twilight, but we never expected the British actor to even consider joining Team Jacob.

We're kidding. Rob's character in Water for Elephants is named Jacob, though. Pretty funny, although he says he never realized the coincidence.

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Katie Couric and Matt Lauer were back together today, ON Today, if only for a day. The latter interviewed the former, who left the NBC show five years ago.

The CBS News anchor, who's rumored to be leaving her post, seemed less than 100 percent sure of that this morning when asked about her career plans.

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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.

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What will The Today Show look like without Matt Lauer and his impressive middle-aged body? Viewers will find out in 2013.

A source tells Entertainment Tonight the journalist will exit the morning series when his deal expires on December 31, 2012. He has served as co-anchor since 1997.

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Today host Matt Lauer has feverishly denied recent reports of his infidelity and that he and his wife Annette Roque are on the rocks after 12 years of marriage.

In comments made regarding moving out amid a cheating scandal, Lauer told People, "I have never moved out. I'm not moving out. There is no truth to that."

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Bryant Gumbel and Al Roker – friends and Today colleagues of Matt Lauer – say the TV anchor and his wife Annette Roque seem fine ... and to back off!

Echoing the couple's own angry denials of a breakup, Gumbel said: "Nobody likes being under a microscope, even in the best of times. It's not pleasant."

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Matt Lauer Biography

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