NBC Still Has to Pay Ann Curry $10M a Year

TMZ says she's guaranteed that amount for three years
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 22, 2012 4:44 PM CDT
NBC Still Has to Pay Ann Curry $10M a Year
In this July 22, 2011, file photo, NBC "Today" co-hosts Matt Lauer and Ann Curry appear during a segment in New York.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

TMZ says the rumors about NBC firing Ann Curry as a Today co-host are not only true, they're going to prove costly to the network. The site thinks Curry will get the boot next week, but NBC will still have to pay her $10 million a year for at least three years. Expect her to become a foreign correspondent—an extremely well paid foreign correspondent. Click here to read media critic Jack Shafer's criticism of the original New York Times story on the rumors and its "soap opera" feel. (Or, for a different approach, click here to get more details from TMZ.)

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