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Kathie Lee Gifford

If Matt Leaves 'Today' ...

We'll Revolt!

5/21/2013 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Kathie Lee Gifford
says there will be a "revolt" at NBC if the powers that be allow Matt Lauer to leave the "Today" show, telling TMZ ... she'll do whatever it takes to keep him around.

Kathie Lee was leaving Rockefeller Center in NYC Monday morning when she made it clear -- she thinks Matt has been unfairly demonized in the media in the wake of Ann Curry's firing.

Kathie tells us, she wanted to buy a full page ad in an NYC newspaper defending her longtime co-worker, but Matt talked her out of it.

Bottom line, if Lauer ever gets ousted ... Kathie no happy.

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NOT ELMO    

Sorry Kathy Lee BUT i Do NOT Like Matt Lauer At All, i Do NOT Watch TODAY Anymore Because Matt Lauer Is There..............And That Is NOT Even a Joke !

499 days ago
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NOT ELMO    

The Day NBC Fires Matt Lauer i Will Watch TODAY Again...... i Do Like Savannah Guthrie And Natalie Morales...

499 days ago
3.

george    

Good when he! Leaves he can take early morning drinking Kathy lee and her other drinking girl with him

499 days ago
4.

dimes    

She's already revolting.

499 days ago
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KartrashianKow    

Who cares if Matt Lauer leaves, everyone is sick of him! Tell him when he leaves to do us ALL a favor and take big mouth Kathie Lee with him!

499 days ago
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Kev the Realist    

Kathie Lee is irrelevant anywany. I for one was thoroughly disgusted by Matt's treatment of Anne Curry as well as the suits at NBC and changed to Good Morning America. My decision was further confirmed when on September 11th instead of paying tribute to their fellow New Yorkers, as well as the thousands of American killed in the bobings, they had the gall to conduct an interview with Moma KRAPTRASHIAN, which was the final insult. How totally inconsiderate for NBC, based in NY, to take these actions. For me Matt Lauer is a self entitled Ass, who should have stood by Anne Curry and should have stood up to management and didnt, so Kathie Leee you are an outdated, irrelevant, hasbeen and who cares whether you stay or go anyway, Hoda is carrying your show.

499 days ago
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D.Tidrow    

Whatever robot face!

499 days ago
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Celeb Gossip Addict    

She's welcome to leave with him.

499 days ago
9.

Rob    

That's makes it easy for the Network. Their ratings will dramatically increase by getting rid of both of them. Neither of them are significant in my opinion.

499 days ago
10.

dale12    

Geez, Kathie Lee's face is pulled so tight, that it looks distorted...ugh!

499 days ago
11.

Susan62509    

Ann Curry is more intelligent and professional than Matt and Kathie Lee combined.

499 days ago
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beachgal    

Kathie Lee needs to take her wrinkled butt and exit stage left with boring Lauer. NBC will never recover as long as meathead is on Today, and they know this - it's almost like they don't want to succeed

499 days ago
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the_truth_hurts    

who givesa $#!T

499 days ago
14.

aemish    

PLEASE GET RID OF HIM -- AND HER WHILE YOU ARE AT IT!

499 days ago
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rob    

Sounds like she would like to be on her back for Matt.

499 days ago
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