Meredith Vieira announced her departure from “The Today Show” this morning, leaving Matt Lauer to co-host the nation’s top morning show with Ann “Good Morning Good Morning” Curry.
“This is a difficult day for me,” Meredith said in an emotional announcement on TODAY Monday. “I’m going to try to hold myself together here. But after months of personal reflection and private conversations between my family and my friends, I’ve decided to leave TODAY in June. [MSNBC]
Vieira will remain at NBC in some capacity at NBC News, but she’ll always be remembered best on “Today” as “whatsherface, you know, the one who replaced Katie Couric?” And also for the time she hit on a Navy pilot and announced that she was “an old, horny woman”: