Paula Deen appeared on Today this morning for her first public interview since the fallout from a deposition revealing that she had used the N-word. See the full emotional clip as Deen explains “I is was at I is,” how she’s unsure if the N-word is offensive to African-Americans and who she blames for her recent public image hit.
Today co-host Savannah Guthrie announced on the show this morning that she got engaged over the weekend. Find out who the lucky guy is and see a beaming Guthrie showing off her new ring.
According to a recent report, things were so heated at Today that former host Ann Curry wasn’t even allowed to publicly comfort ailing Robin Roberts. Since Ann’s unpopular dismissal, Today has been floundering while Good Morning America has taken over the top spot in the all-important morning ratings wars.
The second part of 2012 likely wasn’t the best in Ann Curry’s life. After being “released” from her position at the Today’s co-anchor, the respected reporter’s role on NBC was drastically limited. However, it seems that 2012 was even worse for NBC Universal — but unlike with Curry, there doesn’t seem to be much public support of the network executives’ decisions.