After much speculation that NBC was plotting Ann Curry’s exit from the Today show, the journalist says she will announce her departure on Thursday’s episode.
“[It’s] going to be a bit of a tough day,” Curry, 55, tells USA Today. “I’m going to have to tell our viewers. That’s what makes me more emotional than anything. I don’t want to leave them. I love them. And I will really miss them.”
What was behind Curry’s ousting?
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Curry replaced Meredith Vieira as Today’s co-host last year. Her short tenure was plagued with reports of a lack of chemistry with co-host Matt Lauer and the suggestion that her journalistic skills are better suited for reporting in the field.
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