NBC will be sending former employee Katie Couric, and NOT their $23 million golden girl Megyn Kelly to the 2018 Olympic Games.
The network announced that Couric will work alongside Mike Tirico, who is replacing Bob Costas as prime-time host of the games, for the opening ceremony on Feb. 9. She has hosted three previous opening ceremonies with Costas, with the most recent dating back to 2004.
Many see the move as a slap to Kelly, the former Fox News anchor, whose move to NBC has been met with controversy, gaffes and less than stellar ratings.
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