Young Americans are dying violently in Iraq, thousands are out of work, and the economy is slowly sliding into the metaphorical toilet. So whatever are we going to fret over? Why, of course; why NOT Katie Couric's bangs??
Today" show fans may have noticed a change in Katie Couric's looks lately: The pixie NBC star is sporting some pretty long bangs. And, according to a report in Women's Wear Daily, they are there not as a fashion statement so much as camouflage. According to surgeon Cap Lesesne, wearing long bangs is a good way to hide forthcoming plastic surgery.
Why would America's sweetheart need to go under the knife? Lesesne tells WWD that high-definition TV - which "Today" is yet to adopt - is merciless about its subjects' looks, and Couric is concerned about her aging brow.
Somewhere, Tom Brokaw, Peter Jennings, and Dan Rather are slamming back Jagrmeisters while they roll on the floor laughing....