'Today' Show Co-Host Savannah Guthrie Told to Wear Lower Heels


(Getty) Savannah Guthrie shooting the Today show earlier this summer

Savannah Guthrie's been told to wear lower heels. (Getty)
When Savannah Guthrie was named co-host of NBC's top-ranking morning show, Today, we're guessing she didn't expect her footwear to be an issue.

According to a report in Page Six, Guthrie—who stands 5'10" in her bare feet—has been asked to wear lower shoes. Why? Because of Matt Lauer!

"Guthrie's height has become an issue," a source told the gossip column, who says that Guthrie's been asked to wear lower heels and—get this—"lower her anchor chair" to compensate for Lauer's lesser height.

"Once I put those high heels on, I'm getting over six feet tall," Guthrie said earlier this year. "I always go barefoot [at the news desk] because I was told one of the first times I filled in that I'm too tall for the set."

NBC denies the reports, saying "It's not exactly a state secret that Savannah's taller than her co-hosts in heels, but NBC doesn't dictate the height of her heels or her chair."

What do you think about the rumor? Do you care if a woman anchor is taller than a male anchor? Do you think Guthrie should have to make herself look shorter? Sound off in the comments!
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