Latest Today Wrinkle: Savannah Towers Over Matt

NBC wants her to wear shorter heels, source claims
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 30, 2012 9:37 AM CDT
Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker, Ann Curry, and Matt Lauer listen to singer Justin Bieber during his appearance on the "Today" show Thursday, June 23, 2011 in New York.   (AP Photo/NBC, Peter Kramer)
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(Newser) – After much drama, Savannah Guthrie replaced Ann Curry as co-host of NBC's Today—but it may not all be smooth sailing yet. "Guthrie's height has become an issue," a source tells the New York Post. She's 5'10", but that shoots up to more than six feet with heels on, and the source says NBC instructed her to wear shorter heels and sit lower at her anchor chair so she's not making Matt Lauer look ... small. Guthrie, however, insists "that tale is as tall as my heels.” (Read more Savannah Guthrie stories.)

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