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Matt Lauer is on thin ice

If ratings don't improve, he's going to join Ann Curry in the unemployment line.

by Anonymousreply 2702/23/2013

Can't stand Lauer. He's long overdue to get fired.

by Anonymousreply 102/20/2013

This story is two months old.

And how is this a reputable publication, if you can even call it a publication...

by Anonymousreply 202/20/2013

Good, Lauer is a tool.

by Anonymousreply 302/20/2013

I wish it was true. I can't stand Matt Lauer. He looks like a Meerkat.

by Anonymousreply 402/20/2013

I think Mattie is kinda yesterday. They need a cute airhead to get the girls screaming. I mean, who is their audience but: fraus; welfare queens; caftans and college girls?

by Anonymousreply 502/22/2013

They need Willie Geist and someone way better than Savannah "I Look Like A Constipated Tranny With Fivehead" Guthrie" to be the new hosts.

by Anonymousreply 602/22/2013

Karma!

by Anonymousreply 702/22/2013

LOL, R4!

by Anonymousreply 802/22/2013

They are literally working day and night building his "private equestrian complex" out in the Hamptons. I can hear them sawing and hammering 7 days a week even in the darkest of winter nights at 7:30 pm. And the day after the blizzard I could hear work going on over there. Matt's in a big hurry to get that place finished.

by Anonymousreply 902/22/2013

I noticed this morning they sent Willie to Miami with Al & Savannah, not Matt.

Too bad. He may be a tool, but Matt looks HOT in a swimsuit....

by Anonymousreply 1002/22/2013

R10 Matt has Fridays off as per his contract

He only does 4 days per week.

by Anonymousreply 1102/22/2013

Matt Lauer was off all week long. He was substituted by Carl Quintanilla on Monday; and David Gregory on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

by Anonymousreply 1202/22/2013

Replace him with Peter Alexander. Umph.

by Anonymousreply 1302/22/2013

The referenced article is from December. Willie in his chinos this morning looked like he was packing something.

by Anonymousreply 1402/22/2013

Matt needs to go.

NBC just reupped David Gregory at MTP. I think that was a mistake too.

by Anonymousreply 1502/22/2013

Matt Lauer is the best thing about the Today show, he is the only reason I watch it and good riddance to Ann Curry, she was horrible.

by Anonymousreply 1602/22/2013

R16 = NOT Matt's wife.

[quote]NBC just reupped David Gregory at MTP.

Considering the ratings are in the shitter specifically because everyone thinks Gregory is a fucking tool, one wonders why.

by Anonymousreply 1702/22/2013

The face of a rat and the body of a man. Interesting combination, R10.

by Anonymousreply 1802/22/2013

Anybody else find Willie Geist kinda sexy? A dishwater ginger in that "suburban breeder dad" category?

by Anonymousreply 1902/22/2013

[quote] [R10] Matt has Fridays off as per his contract

That is in keeping with the rich people' unwritten rule --We leave for the Hamptons on Thursday, not Friday like the secretaries who share 10 to a house. And we fly. Seaplane, helicopter, small plane, private jet. We would not be caught touching the ground in places like Wantagh or Islip.

by Anonymousreply 2002/22/2013

R6, OUCh!

by Anonymousreply 2102/22/2013

Time for Matt to go. And take a downgrade to local across town. WCBS-2 has an opening resulting from Rob Morrison's speedy exit.

by Anonymousreply 2202/22/2013

Replace him with Bill Hemmer.

by Anonymousreply 2302/22/2013

r4 I wish it were true.

by Anonymousreply 2402/23/2013

Matt is talented and hawt. Don't be a hater. You all sound worse than the time, Blair was made because her retarded cousin upstaged her after she won a school award.

by Anonymousreply 2502/23/2013

When are they going to understand? Those morning chat/"news" shows have audiences mostly comprised of women over the age of 35. Every time they publicly fire their female 35+ on-air talent and replace them with younger women, they re-enact every older woman's most primal fear. Their audience experiences the firing of Jane Pauley, Ann Curry, et al as a betrayal of THEMSELVES. Of course they abandon the show that just (to their mind) abandoned them.

You'd think they'd have learned their lesson 24 years ago with the Pauley/Norville debacle, but no.

by Anonymousreply 2602/23/2013

I'm always happy NOT to see Matt Lauer on the Today show. Not there on Fridays? Great!! I wish he would take more days off each week -- like all of them.

by Anonymousreply 2702/23/2013
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