Report: Matt Lauer Solely Responsible for Ann Curry Today Show Firing

Report: Matt Lauer Solely Responsible for Ann Curry Today Show Firing

Savvy viewers noted it: Ann Curry did not look Matt Lauer in the eye during his farewell speech to her on Curry's final day as The Today Show co-host. She also barely acknowledged his hug.

Now we know why: according to an Us Weekly source, Lauer was "100 percent behind Ann leaving" the morning program after just one year, with the reporters "really icy to each other" in the days leading up to the official ousting.

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Chris Rock CRUSHES Chris Brown on Today Show

Chris Rock CRUSHES Chris Brown on Today Show

Chris Rock absolutely roasted Chris Brown on the Today Show Thursday in an off-the-cuff bit that left Matt Lauer, Al Roker and Elmo at a loss for words.

As Matt was coming back from commercial, he referenced the lovely New York City weather, which he hopes holds up for Brown's concert Friday.

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Nadya Suleman on Welfare: So Ashamed!

Nadya Suleman on Welfare: So Ashamed!

Nadya "Octomom" Suleman said she’s “ashamed” of going on welfare to take care of her 14 children, but she will still never stoop so low as to do porn.

"I still am working as hard as I possibly can to support them,’’ Suleman told Today's Matt Lauer, adding that she made the welfare decision “reluctantly.”

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Matt Lauer to Grill Lindsay Lohan Thursday

Matt Lauer to Grill Lindsay Lohan Thursday

Lindsay Lohan has arrived in New York City to begin rehearsals for Saturday Night Live, and while she's in the Big Apple, she'll be interviewed on The Today Show.

The 25-year-old is “very excited” to be hosting SNL, and also to give a no-holds-barred interview with a journalist she respects as part of her image rehabilitation.

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Matt Lauer to Remain at Today Show For $30M?

Matt Lauer to Remain at Today Show For $30M?

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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Matt Lauer Biography

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