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Ann Curry’s awkward embrace of soft news: A slideshow
As the Today host negotiates her forced exit from the morning program, critics look back at her struggle to shine in the show's fluffier segments
Ann Curry’s awkward embrace of soft news: A slideshow Peter Kramer/NBC
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s NBC remains mum on the official fate of Ann Curry, the Today show co-host, who is reportedly being fired, must cruelly continue to go to work. That means plastering on a placid smile, engaging in uncomfortable banter, and partaking in trite cooking segments — duties for which Curry always seemed an awkward fit, her main failing in the eyes of critics. Here, a review of Curry's attempts to handle Today's lighter side:

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