Did Al Roker Call Out Matt Lauer For Having Ann Curry Fired From Today? (VIDEO)


By Michael Lewittes



The atmosphere on the “Today” show got a bit awkward this morning, when Al Roker seemed to call out Matt Lauer for allegedly having Ann Curry fired as his co-host.

Roker, Lauer and Savannah Guthrie (Curry’s replacement) were interviewing members of the U.S. Women’s Olympic Rowing team, who revealed their tradition of throwing a teammate into the water after winning a race.


Lauer joked, “The tradition here in New York is you throw her in the Hudson River.”

Then, well after Lauer had already congratulated and thanked the ladies for their appearance, Roker broke in and said, “Which is different than our tradition… which is you throw one of us under the bus, but that’s another story.”

Guthrie put her hand on Roker’s shoulder, and seemingly chided, “Mr. Roker.”

NBC has since cut the clip from the video on their website.

Check out the video below — and let us know what you think!

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