Matt Lauer Addresses Today Show Drama, Dances Awkwardly With Psy

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  1. MutteringJohn

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    Matt Lauer is keeping on the sunny side of life. The embattledToday Show anchor, 55, acknowledged that it's been a challenging time, to say the least, chatting with Jay Leno on The Tonight Show on Thursday, May 2. "I'm doing well," Lauer said when Leno asked how he's holding up. "It's been an interesting year."
    For sure: It's been nearly a year since Ann Curry's messy departure from the co-anchor seat on the NBC morning show; New York Times reporter Brian Stelter's book Top of the Morning claims that Lauer colluded with NBC execs to get Curry, 56, fired from the show.
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    "The fact of the matter is," Lauer mused to Leno, "Millions of people still invite us into their homes to deliver the news. I am not a guy who complains . . . I love this job, I really do."
    The next morning, Lauer was similarly putting on a game face -- donning goofy sunglasses to dance (awkwardly!) with K-pop superstar Psy (promoting his new single "Gentleman") out on NYC's Rockefeller Plaza for the Friday, May 3 episode of TODAY.

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    He's acting like that at 55 years old. Christ.
     
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    Seems to be taking a hint from the Howard Stern playbook of what to do in awkward situations... Make a stupid face and dance like a buffoon!

    The people - they'll LOVE IT! :dance:
     
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    He's desperate and knows his days are numbered unless he does something to turn the ratings around.
    His persona is that he's above everyone else, in reality he's a host on a program targeted to slow adults and shut ins and is taking himself much too seriously.
     
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    And, we have a winner!
     
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    Woof Liver Shots? VIP

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    Ah,Who gives a shit...........He should be laughing and just making sure they pay out his contract if they do get rid of him.
    $25 mill a year job.Net worth $60 mill.What do you want to stay for if they don't want ya.
     
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    "Matt's just a regular guy." :jj:
     
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    :lol:
     
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    Hell yeah. All those morning shows are empty and unwatchable. 5 minutes of "content" followed by 5 minutes of commercials. Rinse, repeat. Honestly, I can't imagine why anyone in 2013 would bother with this crap.
     
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    Ma ma says Ann curry is the devil :evilgrin:
     
  14. FlaFlaFlunkie

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    And wasn't he just a handsome landscaper who someone thought would look good on television...20 years ago? :scratch:

    At least his cohost is an attorney. Matt's just another bim, hired to read the news.