Meredith Vieira on Her Career, Family, and Future

By now you must have heard that Meredith Vieira is taking over The Today Show as Katie Couric moves to the CBS Evening News, but this was my favorite part of the story…


“Close up, it’s obvious that stylists have worked on Vieira’s head this morning. Her lovely deep-set eyes are shaded halfway across the lid, and her longish highlighted hair, with two wings swept back, might have blonde strands — or are those silvered? Laugh lines radiate around her eyes, and no, she hasn’t been stretched taut surgically. “That slippery slope,” she calls cosmetic surgery. “My goal is to avoid it, but my god, I’m in a visual medium. I’m only 52. Nobody’s asked yet.” (We feel such affection for someone who uses the phrase “only 52.”)”

Now if only someone would mistake my “silvered strands” for blonde, I would be most impressed. But it does go to show that we are not being put out to pasture simply because we have crossed that big 50th birthday from our list.

Finally, they are starting to notice!!

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    • Illinois – Kevin

      I’ve always had a “crush” on Meredith since The View days! Meredith gets better with age.

      Ta-heck with the Christina Aguilera’s and the Angelina Jolie’s out there. Give me Meredith any day!

    • Teri

      Too funny, Kevin. Meredith is a great looking woman who only gets classier with age. Love her!

    • Turbo

      Meredith, you rock! You always seem so poised, so knowledgeable and you combine this with a natural beauty that far outshines any woman near you. Congrats on the new position (Katie, we still love ya!).

    • Gilbert Chavez

      Meredith Is The Most Gorgeous woman ever. She also has a great set of legs.

    • umanpowered

      She’s beautful

    • Chuck


      You have a wonderful personality and you can light up any room with your smile. You also have a great set of legs and are so sexy…I wish we could date