Two weeks after former "TODAY" co-anchor Ann Curry has asked NBC to let her out of her contract so she can begin a new position at CNN, her former colleague Matt Lauer is defending her request and has also asked NBC executives to sever her contract. "Matt thinks that NBC should let Ann out of her contract so that she can take the CNN gig," a source told Radar Online.
It has been a week since former "TODAY" co-anchor Ann Curry has asked NBC to let her out of her contract so she can begin a new position at CNN, and the Peacock network have yet to give her an answer. According to a source, Curry "isn't surprised."
Curry's former co-host, Matt Lauer, has been taking the heat in public from critics for her departure, according to TMZ. Sources told the gossip site that people have been yelling at him in the street, saying "You're a bad guy" and it has left him "freaked out." The report adds that Lauer has been "miserable," complete strangers are placing the blame on him for her removal by telling him,"You got Ann fired. Does that make you happy?"
In the wake of the tragedy at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., NBC anchor AnnCurry created an online campaign "#20Acts," in honor of the 20 children killed last Friday. The act, where she is asking the public to perform a good deed to those in need to honor the victims, has gone viral on Twitter. The campaign has grown into "26 Acts of Kindness," which the hashtag "#26Acts"