Michael Skupin is ready to talk.
The ex-contestant said in a statement:
The 54-year-old explained that he's turning to religion following his arrest, adding:
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We knew there was a reason the dynamic between Matt Lauer and Ann Curry was so awkward during that last show!
Matt Lauer will most likely deny this
to the grave until he retires, but an insider on The Today Show set says that he "is 100% behind Ann leaving."
Ann must have been fully aware of that fact too because we heard the two were so "icy" toward each other that "when the cameras stopped rolling, Ann wouldn't even look at Matt.”
Now the source confirming Lauer's desire to get rid of Curry is saying that "she refused to speak to him all week."
We bet he's glad that she was replaced by Savannah Guthrie pretty quickly. We hope she has better luck sitting next to him at the desk and that Ann has better luck elsewhere!