A week after Ann Curry notified NBC executives that she wanted out of her contract, her bosses at the Peacock network have kept the beloved journalist in the dark about whether they’ll release her so she can go to CNN, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting.
“It’s just more of the same as far as Ann is concerned. She isn’t surprised that it’s radio silence from the suits of her desire to be let out of her contract,” a source close to the situation tells us.
“Ann has clearly gotten the short end of the stick from NBC. Ann’s reporting on air has been greatly diminished, and she is ready to move on. Ann’s lawyer is continuing to hope that NBC will do the right thing, but, if necessary, she will pursue a breach of contract lawsuit against NBC, and she would have an excellent case,” the source added.
Curry is hoping to move to CNN in February where she’d join her former TODAY boss Jeff Zucker, who is now running the cable news net.
Zucker has his eye on Curry to occupy Anderson Cooper‘s current 8 pm EST time slot.
If they are going to mess around with her career, at least let her out of her contract.