But fellow "Today" show host Savannah Guthrie, who replaced Ann Curry last year, appeared to give Lauer the middle finger during a segment on vacuum cleaners. After Lauer joked that it was "the first time Savannah has ever used a vacuum," Guthrie stepped away and pointed a finger up in the air at her co-host.
Guthrie immediately defended the move, claiming that she had only thrown Lauer her index finger.
Attkisson leaves CBS News, reportedly over network's 'liberal bias'
Beautician charged with giving client fatal silicone butt injection