What Will Become of Ann Curry?

Since leaving the Today show, 57-year-old Ann Curry has stayed on at NBC, doing a few special reports here and there. But now there is a "window" in her contract — meaning she could leave NBC and go somewhere else. What will become of Ann Curry? » 12/12/13 12:50pm 12/12/13 12:50pm

Tan Mom's Music Video Is a Retina-Scorching Shitshow

Tuck it away between McGriddles and that guy whose only dream in life is to be a human maxi pad in the Apocalypse Already Happened, We Just Missed It File: I have seen Patricia "Tan Mom" Krentcil's rap video, and it's AWFUL, but so awful that it's basically the 2013 version of "the Entertainment" from Infinite Jest. As in, … » 5/20/13 9:00am 5/20/13 9:00am

Jaden Smith, 15, Longs to Be Legally Freed From Coolest Parents Ever

Even when you have the most laissez-faire, No Curfew, "You're-Going-To-Drink-So-Drink-In-The-House-Here's-Some-Patron" liberal Hollywood parents ever, you still want to fly the parental coop. Case in point: For Jaden Smith's 15th birthday this July, he asked Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith if they'd sign the papers to… » 5/14/13 9:00am 5/14/13 9:00am

Ann Curry Is Reviving Her 'Acts of Kindness' Campaign in the Wake of the …

After December's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, Ann Curry began a Twitter-driven campaign she called "#20Acts,"encouraging fans to perform 20 acts of kindness (one for each child killed in Newtown). Now, Curry is reviving the campaign and dubbing it "#26Acts2"—one act of kindness in honor of each mile of the tragically … » 4/16/13 9:00pm 4/16/13 9:00pm

Fearing Morning Show Espionage, NBC Forbid Ann Curry from Tweeting…

A huge New York magazine cover story about the rubber band jungle of ill will and corporate fuckery that NBC's Today has become will probably make you realize how terribly unimportant feuding morning show anchors really are in the grand cosmic scheme of things. Then you'll come to the bit about how NBC's corporate… » 3/26/13 7:00pm 3/26/13 7:00pm

Everyone Hates Matt Lauer

There's trouble brewing at NBC's Today show: With a mix of news, human interest and silliness, Matt Lauer and his cohorts used to be America's number one choice each morning. Now Today has dropped in popularity and ABC's Good Morning America sits on top. What happened? Well, a lot. A lot happened. » 3/14/13 5:10pm 3/14/13 5:10pm

NBC Has Reportedly Banned Ann Curry from Scowling at Matt Lauer on…

NBC has taken their Ann Curry ostracization to whole new level by unceremoniously banishing the much-maligned morning show anchor to Today's Phantom Zone of recorded video. Curry, according to Page Six, will no longer be allowed to appear on live TV, perhaps out of a general fear among Today producers that she'll… » 1/27/13 5:00pm 1/27/13 5:00pm

Pippa Middleton Trades Writing for Belgian Boar Hunting

Shockingly, nobody is looking for any more crack party planning advice from Pippa Middleton since her book Celebrate made a fart noise that echoed throughout the publishing industry (although tips like "Make ice!!!" are extremely helpful), her following two book offers—one on wedding planning and another on children's'… » 1/22/13 9:00am 1/22/13 9:00am

Kate Winslet Secretly Got Married Yesterday, Is Officially Mrs.…

Kate Winslet loves Ned Rocknroll, so put another dime in the jukebox, baby. Ugrghhhhh, that sucked, but all the good puns were taken! Mr. and Mrs. Winslet-Rocknroll—who have been engaged since the summer and already share a $3 million house in the English countryside—got married in at top-secret ceremony in New York,… » 12/27/12 9:00am 12/27/12 9:00am

Ann Curry Encourages Nation to Do 20 Acts of Kindness, Nation Responds …

As a news anchor, there were times that Ann Curry drove us crazy. But no one ever doubted that Ann Curry was — is — a Nice Person. And now, Ann Curry, Nice Person, gets the last laugh: The former Today show host has spearheaded a movement of kindness, and it seems to be catching on. As she wrote yesterday: » 12/18/12 2:00pm 12/18/12 2:00pm

Booting Ann Curry from the Today Show Was 'Absolutely My Call,' Says Guy

Today Show executive producer Jim Bell revealed—for the first time publicly—that the decision to dump Ann Curry from her co-anchor position was 100% his call and had nothing to do with Matt Lauer being a huge bitch. Curry got the position in the first place, he says, because she had "earned it," but... » 9/26/12 5:15pm 9/26/12 5:15pm

Ann Curry Thinks She May Have Been Fired for Trying to ‘Perk Up…

Amid the exhaustive litany of theories (both regular and conspiratorial) for why NBC unceremoniously fired Ann Curry, perhaps one of the most interesting has been supplied by the former Today host herself: people involved with the show didn't like her kaleidoscopic sense of fashion. » 8/08/12 10:25pm 8/08/12 10:25pm

Ann Curry Returns to 'Today' for Colorado Shooting Coverage

And she's back: Three weeks after her quasi-abrupt exit from co-hosting the Today Show, Ann Curry returns to co-host the Today Show. NBC will be covering the Colorado shooting this weekend from Aurora, and Ann will be there to co-anchor the weekend edition of Today with her replacement, Savannah Guthrie. I'd like to… » 7/20/12 8:00pm 7/20/12 8:00pm