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Savannah Guthrie Flips Off Matt Lauer, Vaccum Joke

Guthrie flips Matt Lauer definitely got the finger from co-host Savannah Guthrie this morning ... live on 'Today' ... only question is -- which finger? During a segment on vacuum cleaners ... Matt cracked, "By the way this is the first time Savannah has ever used a vacuum." Savannah apparently thought she was off camera when she fired off a one-finger salute in Matt's direction! But wait ... Savannah immediately hit her Twitter page to claim it was NOT the bird, and just her index finger. She might have a point, but still -- considering all the crap Matt's been catching lately -- Savannah's intent is there, no? Judging by Guthrie’s face, it definitely appears like she is flipping Lauer the bird. But judging by her actual fingers, it appears that she may be using her index finger. Guthrie wrote on Twitter: “Folks!! That was my INDEX finger! Photo evidence proving my innocence coming! #fingergate #TGIF. We have examined the tape… index finger indeed. #phew

Matt Lauer on Ann Curry: Handled Crisis Badly

Matt Lauer on Ann Curry Matt Lauer on Ann Curry, Popular TV network NBC's $25-million dollar person and gazer of Anne Hathaway crotch shots, Matt Lauer, is finally speaking up about Ann Curry's Today show ouster, conveniently telling Howard Kurtz at The Daily Beast that he really didn't want to see Curry pushed out so unceremoniously by NBC executives. What, did you really think Lauer and NBC were going to take this rare interview opportunity with their most useful mouthpiece to look inside the world of the second-highest rated morning show and tell you that he hated his longtime co-host's guts and that everything was doomed? Kurtz's story opens up with a scene of faux sword-falling, that amounts to Lauer, who had apparently been feeling bad about being cast as the bad guy (again and again) amidst Curry's ouster, doing his best Charlie Brown impersonation:     Lauer was feeling down. Week after week, he was getting pummeled by the press for the sinking