Meredith Vieira Confirms Departure From Today Show
Posted on Mon May 9, 2011 11:22 AM PDT

Courtesy: NBC

NEW YORK, New York (X17online) - Meredith Vieira announces she will be leaving the Today Show after 10 years. Her final day on the hit NBC morning show will be June 8.

An emotional Vieira said the following about her departure during the broadcast:

    "This is a difficult day for me. I'm trying hard to hold it together."

The former The View host says she wants to spend more time with her husband and children. Vieira will be replaced by Ann Curry.