According to the Daily Mail, the long-time host is being blamed for the NBC morning show’s plummeting performance. GMA took the top spot in the morning show ratings race after Ann Curry was ousted and replaced by Savannah Guthrie. Having watched Guthrie and Lauer together, this news is not a surprise as the two just don’t have any chemistry.

After repeatedly clashing with co-anchors and overseeing plummeting ratings, the Today show’s Matt Lauer is reportedly being given the boot.

The long-time host, who earns a staggering $21.5 million a year, is being blamed for the NBC morning show’s dismal performance over the past three months and sources claim ratings will only improve if he is replaced.

According to The National Enquirer, weatherman Al Roker is plotting to push the 54-year-old TV veteran out of his anchor chair and is lobbying a newly appointed Today producer for help.

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