August 17, 2013 |
Kim Kardashian let it rip Friday on Instagram, mincing no hashtags in her slam of Katie Couric, whom she deemed a "fake media friend. " It all started out pleasantly enough, it seems, with Couric sending Kardashian and boyfriend Kanye West a baby gift with a note congratulating both of them and saying (as a fellow "K"?) "may I humbly suggest you continue the K tradition" in naming the baby girl. It was signed, "Fondly, Katie Couric. " So that's all well and good, right? Until Couric, in an interview with InTouch that was posted Thursday, declared that she just didn't get the Kardashian phenomenon.
September 11, 2012 |
The Great Daytime Talk Show War of 2012 is only a day old, but so far Katie Couric is in the lead. In preliminary ratings, Monday's premiere of “Katie,” in which the “Today” veteran and former “CBS Evening News” anchor gabbed with Jessica Simpson and Sheryl Crow, drew an estimated 1.535-million viewers from the top 56 U.S. markets (overall viewership numbers, drawn from the country as a whole, are expected to be considerably higher)....
May 5, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Thursday. Katie Couric is likely headed to ABC with her syndicated talk show. ( Hollywood Reporter ) But Katie's big payday could mean the end of "General Hospital. " ( TMZ ) Reality honcho Mark Burnett will be producing the Emmy Awards this year. Here's hoping the nominees will be voted off the show one at a time. ( Los Angeles Times ) Jackie Cooper, one of the few child actors who successfully transitioned to an acting career as an adult, has died at age 88. ( Los Angeles Times )
January 25, 2013 |
Katie Couric went there. During her televised interview with Manti Te'o over the infamous girlfriend hoax, she asked whether the All-American linebacker from Notre Dame was gay. "Are you gay?” Couric asked during the interview that was televised Thursday on her nationally syndicated television show. ”No, far from it, far from it,” Te'o replied with an undertone of nervous laughter. Te'o, who led Notre Dame to the BCS national championship game and was the runner-up in voting for the Heisman Trophy as college football's best player, was duped into believing he had a loving online relationship with a girl named Lennay Kekua.
August 1, 2013 |
As Jennifer Aniston makes the promotional rounds for her latest comedy, "We're the Millers," in which she plays a stripper, she's also setting the record straight on a few things. A) She and fiance Justin Theroux are not nudists, and B) Katie Couric shouldn't concern herself with Aniston's personal life. Appearing on E!'s late-night gabfest "Chelsea Lately," Aniston joined pal Chelsea Handler in a few off-color conversations. PHOTOS: 50 most beautiful female celebrities The first being that Aniston, 44, has taken up her fiance's nudist lifestyle, according to a magazine article that Handler read to her on the show.
March 26, 2011 |
The Katie Couric era at the "CBS Evening News" appears to be drawing to a close. Couric, whose five-year contract to anchor the network's nightly news program expires in early June, is looking more likely to take a shot at daytime television, people familiar with the situation said. Almost from the day she started, there has been speculation that Couric was not as comfortable working the evening shift as she was in her previous job as co-anchor of NBC's hugely successful morning show, "Today.