The culture's come a long way, baby, what with two female solo anchors now presiding over America's three major network-news shows.Still, Couric recalls the scalding judgment of the New York Times media columnist "who basically said now that a woman has the job, it's obviously not as important." Of course, in recent years, the ratings of everybody's evening-news broadcasts have been melting like the polar ice caps.Talk show host Katie Couric was officially engaged to her financier boyfriend John Molner over the Labor Day weekend after nearly two years of dating.
"Except for, um, you know, he's never been married and he doesn't have children," she offers cryptically.
As for those who would label her a cougar, "I just find it stupid, you know?
Katie Couric met John Molner, head of mergers and acquisitions at Brown Brothers Harriman, in early 2012 and they first went public with their romance in April of the same year.
This will be the second time the former "Today" show host has walked down the aisle.
She was deemed a lightweight, and though she's proved her smarts again and again, Couric admits she often dreams she's back at school "and I have a final exam and I forgot to drop the class and I'm forced to take an exam about things I know nothing about." As a recurrent nightmare, it belies the competence that restored the public's confidence: that devastating 2008 interview of vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin, which some believe contributed to throwing the election to Barack Obama. She admits to being a several-season fan of Dancing with the Stars. ' Of course, now you think, wow." Couric's own everyday closet reveals a bankerly rainbow of blacks and grays and pinstripes. "I always say it's very Faye Dunaway 'don't fuck with me, fellas!
Couric had danced with the governor of Alaska third, after Fox and ABC. Here's what we remember: Couric peeling Sarah Palin like a raw carrot on issues of foreign policy and the economy. " writes Palin in her best-selling memoir, Going Rogue, spending a full nine pages on a postgame analysis, charging "the perky one" (as she dismissed her on Oprah) with editing out her more substantive answers and asking her 12 times about her views on abortion and the morning-after pill."I think I probably had to re-ask because she wasn't as responsive as she needed to be," says Couric carefully, also denying she cocked her head with what Palin calls a "heavy dose of condescension" when she asked which newspapers and magazines Palin was in the habit of reading. "That was a real detriment for me earlier in my career because I had a kind of young look. Couric beams such approachability that she found herself a new best friend in the gate-crashing Salahis as they waited to go through the magnetometers at the Obamas' first state dinner in November. "Everybody was taking pictures with their Black Berries. ' from Mommie Dearest" (as opposed to sexy-lady Faye Dunaway from Network).When Couric made her historic 2006 debut on CBS, the former Today-show star found herself hammered thin by critics who hated the experimental evening-news rethink.The sidewalk schadenfreudes resented her reported -million-a-year salary. And unashamed that I'm not cynical or dark or ironic." She is sitting here drinking hot chocolate.Katie Couric and her boyfriend John Molner got engaged at sunset on the beach in East Hampton over the Labor Day weekend. Mr Molner will become a stepdad to Ms Couric’s two daughters with her first husband Jay Monahan, Ellie, 21, and Carrie, 17. for a green building-materials distributor for five years. Before dating her banker boyfriend, the 56-year-old “Katie” host romanced Brooks Perlin, a C.