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Gregory got $4M to quietly leave NBC [Hush Money]
pagesix.com ^ | 08-18-2014 | By Emily Smith and Stephanie Smith

Posted on 08/18/2014 8:21:37 AM PDT by Red Badger

Ousted “Meet the Press” anchor David Gregory was paid $4 million to leave NBC and signed a contract not to speak out against the network, sources told Page Six.

Gregory, 43, who moderated the show for six years, was unceremoniously dumped from the political program on Thursday after dismal ratings and months of speculation about his departure.

He has been replaced by NBC White House correspondent Chuck Todd.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: coverup; davidgregory; meetthepress; mtp; nbc; nbcnews
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One Correction:

He has been replaced by NBC White House SHILL Chuck Todd.

1 posted on 08/18/2014 8:21:37 AM PDT by Red Badger
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To: Red Badger

I wonder how much they will pay Todd to go away in six months?


2 posted on 08/18/2014 8:22:35 AM PDT by Slyfox (Satan's goal is to rub out the image of God he sees in the face of every human.)
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To: Red Badger

Well, if he managed his money properly, he will have no trouble paying his bills.

And he will probably turn up somewhere else in the media eventually. In the meantime, the $4 million helps ease his pain, so to speak, at being fired.


3 posted on 08/18/2014 8:23:24 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: Red Badger

I was under the impression at the beginning that he was just there temporarily.


4 posted on 08/18/2014 8:23:44 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: Red Badger

$4 million would surely last me the rest of my life and most people their whole life as long as you don’t live in a blue area like NYC. I want a deal like that. Amazing how much people with no talent are paid.


5 posted on 08/18/2014 8:26:57 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Red Badger

>>> .... after dismal ratings and months of speculation

The dismal ratings -

Is it because Gregory and his guests tried to be less of a WH mouthpiece?

How does changing to Todd bring the ratings up? More catering to MSNBC crowd?

The 4 mil bribe - how long is the gag order?


6 posted on 08/18/2014 8:29:27 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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7 posted on 08/18/2014 8:30:20 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

NBC wishes it had been considerably more temporary. As it is, they allowed him to stay long enough to seriously tank the ratings & tarnish the brand.—things far leftist thug Todd will not be able to reverse.


8 posted on 08/18/2014 8:30:21 AM PDT by Fantasywriter (Any attempt to do forensic work using Internet artifacts is fraught with pitfalls. JoeProbono)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

What blew me away, is his age. That guy looks terrible for 43.


9 posted on 08/18/2014 8:32:42 AM PDT by mothball
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To: Red Badger

F. Chuck Todd is an unbearable hack. Apparently NBC wants to finish off the Meet the Press in grand style.


10 posted on 08/18/2014 8:39:52 AM PDT by .45 Long Colt
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To: mothball
the guy looks terrible for 43

I have an acquaintence with NBC who claims that Gregory leads a pretty "intense" lifestyle - I'm sure if true, this will come out shortly via the "some people say" or anonymous sources are quoted" Make no mistake, Gregory has pissed off the wrong people

11 posted on 08/18/2014 8:41:47 AM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever)
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To: Red Badger

In the whole scheme of things, $4 million is not much money when it comes to golden parachutes. My guess is that it was a whole lot more than this.


12 posted on 08/18/2014 8:42:06 AM PDT by Cry if I Wanna
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Temporarily like in ‘Federal Program for’............................


13 posted on 08/18/2014 8:48:09 AM PDT by Red Badger (If you compromise with evil, you just get more evil..........................)
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To: Red Badger

So how soon is he leaving?

Meet the Ex-Press


14 posted on 08/18/2014 9:07:57 AM PDT by Migraine (Diversity is great -- until it happens to YOU.)
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To: mothball

Democrats always look old and haggard. This is what happens when they sell their souls.


15 posted on 08/18/2014 9:10:35 AM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: Red Badger

I’ll take 4.00dollars never to speak about NBC!


16 posted on 08/18/2014 9:15:08 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: Migraine

As soon as the check clears....................


17 posted on 08/18/2014 9:24:30 AM PDT by Red Badger (If you compromise with evil, you just get more evil..........................)
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To: Red Badger

He’s a pig.


18 posted on 08/18/2014 9:37:35 AM PDT by SkyDancer (I Was Told Nobody Is Perfect But Yet, Here I Am)
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To: Red Badger

Off subject;I thought Matt ‘laugher’ was to leave the (todey) show back in 2012?
I chose not to be infuriated by the ‘Retodd’ or any other.


19 posted on 08/18/2014 9:42:51 AM PDT by Recompennation (Constitutional protection for all not ju st selectively for Democrats.)
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To: Slyfox

Hey, I’ll keep quiet for 2 mil.


20 posted on 08/18/2014 10:42:39 AM PDT by DPMD
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