Hoda Kotb Say she's 'not making Matt Lauer salary on Today

Hoda Kotb Say she's 'not making Matt Lauer salary on Today

Newly-appointed Today show co-host Hoda Kotb is reportedly making $18 million less than her predecessor, serial sexual harasser Matt Lauer, who was ousted from the company in December. She and Savannah Guthrie had been co-hosting the show since November, and now, the change is permanent.

NBC declared on Tuesday that Kotb would be replacing Matt Lauer as the co-grapple of the "Today" appear after Lauer was blamed for sexual unfortunate behavior in the working environment.

"She's just like the Hoda you know", Guthrie said of her friend as a parent.

One former NBC employee alleged he asked her back to his office, where he pressed a button and locked the door, a function, it's been claimed, many exec offices have. The Daily Mail notes that "GMA typically wins in total viewers while Today has a hold on viewers ages 25-54, which is more important to advertisers". Now she will be joining Savannah Gutherie as co-anchor of the popular two-hour morning program.

Kotb has worked for NBC News for nearly two decades.

"I'm not making Matt Lauer money", Kotb told People.

Hoda Kotb Say she's 'not making Matt Lauer salary on Today

Or it could reflect the huge wage disparity at NBC News, the insider conceded. Like, I didn't want that to be the happy day.

Since her graduation, Kotb has become a notable alumna as demonstrated by her serving as the keynote speaker at Virginia Tech's 2008 graduation ceremony and her election to a three-year term to the Virginia Tech Alumni Association Board of Directors in 2010.

Shortly after Hoda Kotb was officially named coanchor of NBC News' "Today," the network began updating its various social media profiles to spotlight Kotb's image.

Meanwhile, countless members of the NBC family and celebrities headed to Twitter to celebrate Kotb's big news. Certain texts popped up, and there was one from Matt: "'Congratulations!' He said some nice words", Kobt told E! on Tuesday. "I wanted to feel good throughout", she explained.

'It is a symptom of the correct economic decision to downsize the role and not throw millions of dollars at it, ' news analyst Andrew Tyndall stated.

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