Katie Couric Admits She Felt ‘Borderline Bullied’ Into Having To Make A Statement on Matt Lauer’s ‘Today’ Exit

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Katie Couric Admits She Felt ‘Borderline Bullied’ Into Having To Make A Statement on Matt Lauer’s ‘Today’ Exit
Katie Couric wasn’t ready to discuss what happened with Matt Lauer and “Today” until now, and partly finally spoke to People magazine this weekend because she knew she might be asked the question on Saturday at the Television Critics Association press tour.

“Some people have pressured, borderline bullied me to try to talk about this,” she told IndieWire. “We don’t give people a chance to think, and we expect and demand an instantaneous reaction to anything that goes on. I think I’ve always been well served by stepping back, thinking, trying to comprehend a situation and speaking when I’m ready.”

Beyond her brief statement to People magazine, Couric said she’s “been doing a lot of thinking, a lot of talking with former colleagues and a lot of writing about this. I’ll probably have more to say about it in the future. Yes, it’s
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