How's that for glib, Matt Lauer?

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are going to get married someday — for real, not just for rumors — and NBC stands to lose precious Brangelina face time unless interviews are conducted by Ann Curry. As you probably know, the door recently hit Ann on her way out, as the official scapegoat for slipping ratings at The TODAY Show.

A source "close to the situation" told RadarOnline that Angie reached out to Ann after she was fired to make it clear it’s Ann or no one when it comes to her interviews both on the TODAY show and NBC as a whole.

Why is Angie so loyal to Ann? 

Credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images Photo: Matt Lauer and Ann Curry Look Regal

“Angelina has tremendous respect for Ann because of the work she has done on bringing awareness to Darfur,” the source told RadarOnline. “Ann has developed a professional relationship with Angelina and Brad, and they trust her implicitly because of her integrity. Their working relationship has developed into a friendship, and it meant the world to Ann that Angelina had reached out to her. Angelina made it clear to Ann that no one from the current TODAY show cast would get an interview with Angelina or Brad, and with rumors of an upcoming wedding for the couple, NBC will lose any interviews with the actors in the future if Ann isn't allowed to do it.”

Loyalty! Such a prized commodity these days. Do you have more respect for Angelina for making this move or were you glad TODAY ditched Ann? Is it a diva move or a smart power move for a celeb to make a demand like this?

Source: RadarOnline

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