Did Savannah Guthrie really flip off Matt Lauer during “Today”? The two were demonstrating vacuums during March 29’s episode when Lauer cracked the joke, “By the way, this is the first time Savannah has ever used a vacuum.” In response, Guthrie swung her finger up in Lauer’s direction.
The incident passed quickly, and it’s hard to see which finger Guthrie pointed in Lauer’s direction. Many assumed it was her middle finger, and that Guthrie had flipped Lauer off in response to his joke at her expense. That’s not good for live television, but Guthrie claims she is innocent in “Fingergate.”
Do you think Guthrie accidentally flipped off Lauer, or do you think it was really her index finger?