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Charlie Sheen Comes Clean About Having HIV

11/17/2015 8:28am EST
Charlie Sheen Speaks Out In 'Today' Interview: 'I Am HIV-Positiv
Charlie Sheen sat down with Matt Lauer on the Today Show on Tuesday and addressed the growing rumors about his medical status. From the start of the chat, Sheen confirmed that he is infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

After thanking Lauer and the show's staff for their hospitality, Charlie Sheen host dove right into the topic about his health.

"I am here to admit that I am in fact HIV-positive."

Sheen further says he has to stop the attacks, "mercurial stories," lies and attempts to infringe on the privacy of others and threaten their health and wellbeing.

"I'm here to...

Matt Lauer Accused Of Flirting At Hockey Game

11/1/2015 7:18am EST
Matt Lauer Cheating? 'Today' Host Reportedly Caught 'Flirting' A
Matt Lauer cheating rumors have surfaced again after the Today Show co-host was spotted "flirting" with a woman other than his wife at a recent Rangers game. According to the National Enquirer, Lauer was "at it again" when he took his 14-year-old son, Jack, to a hockey game on Oct. 22.

"Matt appeared more interested with the beauty he was chatting up than the action on the ice! His wandering eye was in fine form. And while flirting with this woman, he even made a point to pull her in close so he could whisper sweet nothings in her ear. The guy is such a cad — it’s disgusting," shared a sou...

Is Matt Lauer Headed For Divorce?

7/16/2015 11:33am EDT
Matt Lauer & Annette Roque To Divorce? Couple Is Reportedly Secr
It's been rumored for some time that "Today" show host Matt Lauer and his wife Annette Roque have been having problems in their marriage -- and that his infidelity is the cause. A new report claims that the couple has been leading separate lives for quite some time.

A family insider recently told the National Enquirer, "It's a secret separation. It's the only reason they're still married!"

The couple owns a 40-acre horse farm in the Hamptons where Roque, 49, and their three children - Jack, 14, Romy, 11, and Thijs, 8 - live full time. Lauer, 57, reportedly stays in Manhattan during the we...

Natalie Morales Involved In 'The Today Show' Shake-Up Rumors -- Are They True?

5/4/2015 2:56pm EDT
Drama On 'The Today Show': Is Natalie Morales Being Forced Out?
NBC's morning show Today is no stranger to controversy when it comes to the hiring and firing of its on-air personalities. Co-host Ann Curry was alleged to have been forced off the show because Matt Lauer did not feel she was a good fit. Now, a new report has come out that Lauer might be doing the same to the show's current newsreader, Natalie Morales.

It is being suggested that Today might push Morales out the door and bring in Hoda Kotb as her replacement. Kotb is currently on The Fourth Hour" of the Today show alongside Kathie Lee Gifford and is close to Lauer.

Morales wouldn't be kic...

'Pretty Woman' Is How Old?

3/22/2015 8:45am EDT
pretty woman reunion
The Today show staged an epic reunion of the cast of the beloved 1990's film "Pretty Woman" and the complete cast was brought together for the first time since filming the romantic comedy.

NBC announced the epic sit-down with a tongue-in-cheek press release which stated, "Matt Lauer sits down with actors Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Hector Elizondo, Laura San Giacomo, and director Garry Marshall for the 25th anniversary of the movie," the network said in a news release. "To miss it would be a big mistake. Big. Huge."

Julia Roberts (Vivian Ward) and Richard Gere (Edward Lewis) met up with ...

Who Are The 3 Men Giada De Laurentiis Has Been Accused Of Having An Affair With?

1/12/2015 1:01pm EST
Giada De Laurentiis Denies Affairs With Matt Lauer And Two Other
Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis , vehemently denied rumors of an affair with "Today" show host Matt Lauer after split from husband of 11 years Todd Thompson.

"My long-time friendships with my co-workers Matt Lauer and Bobby Flay are exactly that — long-time friendships," the celebrity chef told The New York Post.

"There has never been a romantic relationship with these two men." she continued.

The sexy chef has also been rumored to be entangled with serial dater John Mayer.

Said De Laurentiis of the allegations, "I have never ever been romantically involved with John Mayer."

"I m...

Get These Stars Hair Help, Stat!

1/2/2015 11:08am EST
19 Celebrities Who Are Balding & Battling Receding Hairlines
It's a well-known secret that many male celebrities are just as vain as the women. And when their hair starts to thin and disappear, a lot of them take steps to make it stop.

Take John Travolta, for example. He no longer has a naturally thick head of hair. He's losing it. But his hairstylist is doing something to make him appear like he did in "Grease."

The following celebs have not given in to baldness. But oftentimes it's difficult to prevent a receding hairline from taking over...

Nicolas Cage has such a large fivehead, planes may mistake it for an airstrip.

Woody Harrelson...

Matt Lauer Extends His 'Today Show' Contract For At Least Two More Years

6/13/2014 7:01pm EDT
Matt Lauer
Matt Lauer will continue to co-host NBC's "Today Show" for several more years, according to reports.

The network has given the anchor a multi-year extension, according to The New York Times, but the terms of the deal haven't yet been publicized.

Lauer's current contract was set to expire in the coming months, but after re-upping he'll be around for at least a few more.

Despite recent controversies at the show, in particular the firing of co-host Ann Curry and a big drop in the ratings, NBC News president Deborah Turness said in a statement that she wouldn't want anyone else for the job.

11 Celebrity Scandals We Forgot About

3/29/2014 1:00pm EDT
kanye West
Everyone loves a juicy celebrity scandal and in the past ten years alone, there have been so many that its hard to keep track of them all! Still, there are still some that when you do recall, you can remember every minute in juicy detail. In no particular order are 11 of the best celebrity scandals we forgot about. Now do you remember? We thought you would!

1. Kanye West, "George Bush Doesn't Care About Black People!", 2005

The "Concert for Hurricane Relief" in support of victims of Hurricane Katrina was to be a place where singers and celebrities came together to aid the areas most aff...

Watch As Savannah Guthrie Breaks Her Pregnancy News During Wedding Reception

3/18/2014 7:30pm EDT
Savannah Guthrie wedding
Savannah Guthrie shared the news of her weekend wedding and pregnancy announcement on "The Today Show" on Monday, and co-host Matt Lauer shared a video of the blushing bride's big announcement as it happened at her wedding reception.

Guthrie, who is four months along in her pregnancy, married fiance Mike Feldman near Tucson, Arizona over the weekend and was right back to work behind "The Today Show" desk first thing Monday morning, foregoing a honeymoon for the moment.

Savanna made her big announcements during the show's opening segment, and a short while later Lauer explained that he had...

Fashion Fails: Matt Lauer, Hailee Steinfeld, Jaden Smith, More

11/3/2013 12:03pm EST
Matt Lauer Baywatch Today Show
It's Fashion Fail Time! That means we take a break from letting you know how good all of your favorite stars look to show the other side of fashion: the fails!

I tried to keep this Fashion Fail entry free of Halloween costumes because they're supposed to be bizarre or intricate. However, Matt Lauer went too far - several steps too far. I hope you have mind bleach.

Hailee Steinfeld wore this lippy top, which was tacky enough without the giant tumor on her left shoulder.

Zosia Mamet matched a big sweater with tight leather pants. We're not sure what those flaps are for near her wai...

Matt Lauer Dons Famous 'Baywatch' Swimsuit For 'Today' Halloween Event - See More Pics!

10/31/2013 5:00pm EDT
The Today Show
Carrying on their annual Halloween tradition, the members of "The Today Show" morning team donned various costumes during the a.m. broadcast.

Matt Lauer made a particularly entertaining entrance as Pamela Anderson from "Baywatch." He donned the show's signature red swimsuit complete with fake breasts and a platinum blonde wig. He even jumped around in slow motion for the crowd.

Lauer's co-anchors shared the television show theme by dressing up as iconic characters from programs including "The A Team," "The Flintstones" and "Laverne & Shirley."

Check out more "Today" costumes...


Paula Deen Breaks Down On 'Today Show' - 'Someone Evil Wanted What I Worked For'

6/26/2013 6:54pm EDT
Paula Deen
As promised, former Food Network personality Paula Deen appeared on "The Today Show" Wednesday morning to discuss her current situation and defend herself against those who have been referring to her as a racist.

"Are you a racist?" host Matt Lauer bluntly asked during the interview.

"No. No I'm not..." Deen answered. "As A child I was raised in a home that... my father tolerated bad grades, he would tolerate maybe me breaking a curfew; but he told me -- he said, 'girl, if I ever find out that you have behaved in a way where you think you're better than others or have been unkind, your bu...

'Today Show' Host Savannah Guthrie Engaged

5/13/2013 12:36pm EDT
Savannah Guthrie
"Today Show" host Savannah Guthrie was engaged to her boyfriend of four years, political consultant Mike Feldman over the weekend.

The anchor, 41, revealed the happy news during Monday morning's show, revealing her new ring.

Co-host Matt Lauer broke the news on Twitter, sharing a photo of Savannah and her new hardware with the message, "Big news from Savannah!"

"Good for you and congratulations to Mr. Feldman," Lauer said on-air. "He's a great guy."

"I'm so excited!" Guthrie added. "He's the best person . . . And I know him so well too. We adore each other.

"Our families have been in-...

Anderson Cooper Contacted To Replace Matt Lauer On 'Today Show'

3/27/2013 6:03pm EDT
Anderson Cooper
Anderson Cooper has been approached to replace Matt Lauer on NBC's Today show, according to reports. 

Deadline first reported the story, and it has since been confirmed by the New York Times. Previously, New York Magazine claimed that Lauer "simply didn't like" new co-anchor Ann Curry and threatened to leave for ABC. Curry was unceremoniously booted off the show. Lauer reportedly makes $25 million a year anchoring the weekday morning show.

Deadline goes on to claim that Lauer called Cooper and shared his lack of approval at the idea, although several sources refute that particular part of...

Matt Lauer Nearly Left NBC's 'Today' For Rival Network ABC

3/26/2013 8:55am EDT
The Today Show
"Today" anchor Matt Lauer almost left the morning show to join a rival show on ABC last year. His actions were spurred by rumors that Ryan Seacrest was poised to take his job.

Lauer allegedly heard the gossip "outside the security gate at the White House Christmas party because Ann Curry had forgotten her driver's license." 

As a result, Lauer though about moving to ABC to rejoin his former co-host Katie Couric and launch a brand new talk show.

His threat to leave resulted in a boosted salary - Lauer negotiated a whopping $25 million two-year contract to stay on "Today."

His presence on...

Regis Philbin & Kathie Lee Gifford May Reunite On 'Today'

6/27/2012 8:23am EDT
Regis Philbin
Rumors are swirling that former co-hosts Regis Philbin and Kathie Lee Gifford may reunite for a special appearance on NBC's "Today" in order to distract viewers from certain other issues with the morning show.

The idea is to reportedly deflect attention from Ann Curry's certain departure. Since Curry took over from Meredith Vieira ratings have dropped, and many have complained about her lack of chemistry with co-host Matt Lauer.

Curry is expected to take home at least $10 million per a contract she signed last year. Reportedly, Curry is holding out for $20 million as she's only one year i...

Christie Brinkley Shocked By Matt Lauer's 'Inflammatory' Questions On 'Today' Show

5/15/2012 10:34am EDT
Christie Brinkley
Christie Brinkley is upset with newsman Matt Lauer for making her lose her cool on morning show "Today."

The former supermodel says she felt "hoodwinked" back in March when a chat about her role in the musical "Chicago" turned into an emotional interview about her broken marriage and bitter divorce and custody battle with ex-husband Peter Cook.

Brinkley fought back tears during the live TV spot as she opened up about court papers she filed in November, claiming her architect ex had violated their divorce court ruling a total of 28 times by sending her abusive emails.

She told Lauer, "Sin...

Ryan O'Neal Postpones Cancer Treatment Until After His Book Tour

5/1/2012 3:31pm EDT
Ryan O'Neal
Embattled actor Ryan O'Neal has delayed plans to undergo cancer treatment until after he has completed a promotional tour for his new memoir.

The Love Story star revealed he had been diagnosed with stage two prostate cancer last month, but assured fans he would bounce back from the health crisis as the disease had been "detected early" and the prognosis was "positive for a full recovery."

He was due to appear on Today on Monday to advertise his new tell-all tome about his longtime love affair with Farrah Fawcett, Both Of Us: My Life With Farrah, but O'Neal had to pull out at the last mi...

Ryan Seacrest Joins 'Today' As A Special Correspondent

4/28/2012 9:58am EDT
Ryan Seacrest
After months of speculation, Ryan Seacrest has officially joined the "Today" team on NBC. The "American Idol" host will join Matt Lauer and the rest of the morning team as a special correspondent, NBC said Friday.

Last year it was rumored Seacrest would replace Lauer if the morning host didn't renew his contract - but he did.

Seacrest's new gig is part of new, two-year with NBCUniversal. He will continue his on-air hosting duties for E! as well as his broadcasting and producing duties. He currently hosts a morning radio show on Los Angeles' KIIS FM, produces and hosts E! News as well as n...

Tyra Banks, Claire Danes & More Shine At Time Magazine's 'Most Influential People In The World' Gala

4/25/2012 5:00pm EDT
Tyra Banks
Time Magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World" gala was the place to see and be seen last night in New York City. The magazine honors people who "inspire us, entertain us, challenge us and change our world." (See the full list here!)

Former supermodel Tyra Banks hit the red carpet in a bright pink strapless dress, while Claire Danes opted for a red leather looking slip dress.

Tilda Swinton looked spooky in an all-white suit, while Cicely Tyson stood out in a purple gown.

Check out more photos from the event...

Claire Danes

Tilda Swinton

Cicely Tyson

Amy Poeh...

Adele, Kate Middleton & Rihanna Among Those On Time's '100 Most Influential People In The World' List

4/18/2012 2:00pm EDT
2012 Time 100
Time magazine just released its annual list of the 100 Most Influential People who "inspire us, entertain us, challenge us and change our world."

British soul singer Adele made it onto the prestigious Time 100 list. U.K. royal Kate Middleton, a.k.a. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is also a new name in the lineup following her wedding to Prince William last year. Her sister Pippa Middleton, who was recently embroiled in a gun/paparazzi controversy, surprisingly made the cut.

Bajan popstar Rihanna, movie executive Harvey Weinstein and President Barack Obama are also included on the 2012 l...

Lindsay Lohan Places Self On House Arrest?

3/19/2012 3:04pm EDT
Lindsay Lohan
Apparently Lindsay Lohan does not want to take any chances and break her probation. On the advice of her friends, she has placed herself on house arrest!

TMZ reports Lohan's alleged hit-and-run has scared her off from any more public appearances, as one slip-up could be seen as a violation of her probation. Her best friends begged her to stay in her house and only leave for her community service at the morgue.

She recently told Matt Lauer in an interview that she can go out and not be tempted by what night life has to offer, claiming "it's the same as it was before. I'm more of a homeb...

Lindsay Lohan: 'I've Become More Of A Homebody'

2/29/2012 8:34am EST
Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan has given up partying for good and is determined to prove herself as she attempts to rebuild her Hollywood career.

The Mean Girls star is eager to make a comeback after her professional reputation nosedived following regular run-ins with the law and a series of stints in jail and rehab.

She is currently carrying out court-ordered community service stemming from a 2011 probation violation conviction, but she has been given a boost by landing a hosting job on Saturday Night Live (SNL) and a role as Elizabeth Taylor in a TV movie.

Lohan has now revealed she wants to use her...

Matt Damon Wore An Ugly Christmas Sweater On 'Today'

12/15/2011 1:00pm EST
Matt Damon ugly  Christmas sweater
Matt Damon wore an ugly christmas sweater while appearing on the "Today" show yesterday.The actor showed off his holiday spirit with a very colorful santa sweater, complete with 3D santa heads on the sleeves.

Matt Lauer, Ann Curry, Al Roker and others on the show also donned ugly sweaters.

Matt was promoting his new film, "We Bought A Zoo." The film centers on a widower who purchases a zoo in order to bring his family back together. The movie is based on Benjamin Mee's autobiographical memoir and also stars Scarlett Johansson.

Damon is the co-founder of, an organization that ...

Matt Lauer & Ann Curry Dress Up As Prince William & Kate Middleton

10/31/2011 12:30pm EDT
The Today Show
Ann Curry makes a somewhat convincing Kate Middleton (if you look at her from a distance), but we think Matt Lauer makes a poor Prince William. What do you think?

"The Today Show" co-hosts dressed up as the royal couple for their annual Halloween bash this morning.

The real William and Kate recently raised $1 million for the Child Bereavement Charity, which helps alleviate the suffering of children who have lost family members. It's likely a cause close to William's heart since he lost his mother Princess Diana when he was just 15 years old.

After Hurricane Irene Most People Would Want Ellen DeGeneres To Entertain Them If They Ever Lost Power Again

9/8/2011 7:20pm EDT
Ellen DeGeneres
Millions of Americans along the east coast of the U.S. were affected last week as Hurricane Irene tore through their towns and cities, wreaking havoc with high winds & flooding and ultimately cutting off power to nearly six million people for several days.

While many were set apart from the outside world with no telephones, cell phones or internet service, people had to find a way to pass the time without their everyday amenities. And if it happened again most say they'd want daytime talk show host Ellen DeGeneres to be there with them.

Ellen was tops in a recent poll by GE Generator Syst...

Robert Pattinson Lied About Exploding Clown Story

5/3/2011 3:00pm EDT
Robert Pattinson
Robert Pattinson had a little fun trying to convince us that a childhood experience kept him away from circuses his entire life, but he's finally revealed that the story isn't true at all.

The Twilight star was promoting his new film, Water for Elephants, on the Today Show. Pattinson started his interview with Matt Lauer by telling him a story: "The first time I went to the circus somebody died, one of the clowns died... his little car exploded... it's the only time I've ever been to the circus."

However, while in Germany for the film's premiere, he confessed. He told a presenter on sta...

Will Katie Couric And Matt Lauer Reunite?

4/12/2011 11:30am EDT
Katie Couric And Matt Lauer
Fans of the ‘Today’ show of yesteryear might be having a cow right about now, as Bart Simpson would say.

Word on the street – or at least in the New York Times – is that Katie Couric and Matt Lauer might reunite for a syndicated talk show in a year or two.

That’s a big maybe, but surely syndicators’ mouths are watering at the thought. It’s widely known Katie Couric is unlikely to renew her contract with CBS News for her anchor job when her five-year contract expires this summer. ‘Today’ host Lauer is said to be mulling a departure from that program at the end of his contract in December...

Michael Douglas Wins Cancer Battle

1/10/2011 8:10pm EST
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas has battled cancer and won.

The movie veteran will reveal all in a candid chat he has recorded for The Today show, which will air on Tuesday morning.

The actor reveals he's feeling "good" and "relieved" after his six-month fight with stage four throat cancer.

He says, "The tumor is gone, but I have to check out on a monthly basis now to maintain... I think the odds are, with the tumor gone and what I know about this particular type of cancer, I've got it beat... It'll take a couple of months of getting checked out."

Douglas reveals he's lost 32 pounds and now he's endeav...