“I can tell you that I am not surprised by the allegations,” said Curry, who left NBC News in 2015. “I can say that I would be surprised if many women did not understand that there was a climate of verbal harassment that existed.”
Curry said people speaking out against workplace harassment is “overdue.”
“We clearly are waking up to a reality and injustice that has been occurring for some time,” she noted. “And I think it will continue to occur until the glass ceiling is broken.”
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Curry said her ouster from Today after 15 years on the show “hurt like hell.”
“It wasn’t a fun moment,” she added. “I’ve learned a great deal about myself, and at this point, I’ve let it go.”
We’ll Meet Again, which looks at people whose lives were disrupted a result of a global news event such as World War II or September 11, debuts on PBS Jan. 23. Curry is host and executive producer.