A recent New York Times Magazine piece about the Today Show debacle claims that Curry felt that her final months before her departure were a form of 'professional torture.'
Describing it as a hostile 'boys' club atmosphere' on the set of the show, Curry complained to friends that many of her male co-workers would often be intentionally mean to her.
At one point, the Times reports that Today Executive Producer Jim Bell had a blooper reel made poking fun at Curry's most egregious on-air mistakes.
On a separate occasion, Bell called staffers into his office to make fun of a gaffe Curry made. Bell, however, has denied both incidents.
In yet another slight against her, a box of Curry's belongings were shoved by someone into a coat closet as if she had already been ousted.
According to an unnamed Today Show employee, staffers working in the control room would routinely poke fun at Curry's fashion choices and generally make her the butt of their jokes.
In one instance, Curry wore a bright yellow dress, which drew comparisons from her critics on staff to the Big Bird.
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