I believe in growth, but right now I'm feeling terrific growing pains.
I thought about this long and hard, and I am so, so honored to join this family.
The point of 'The View' is to give your view on various issues. There's nobody who has no biases on one side or another. It's my responsibility to put those aside. It has no place on 'Today'. But there's nothing I've ever said that I'm ashamed of.
She called me at 6 a.m. yesterday and said, 'You know what, if you had asked me, I would have told you to go.
At first I wrote it off because I'd been down that path before and decided against it. But the more I thought about it, I thought I owed it to myself and my family to really consider this as a possibility.
For me, I knew my kids came first. So I left and was quickly called a has-been in the business.
Before Jeff changes his mind, I am honored to accept this amazing opportunity. Not only is the 'Today' show a great program within a superb news organization, it's also where America turns to begin the day. I look forward to joining Matt, Ann and Al in giving America the best each morning.