Connie Chung dished filth final week on colleagues at CBS and ABC, we reported — however she wasn’t carried out there.
On Andrew Goldman’s “The Originals” podcast for Los Angeles Magazine, the veteran information anchor additionally mentioned, “I didn’t have a very good experience with a lot of male co-anchors, because they suffer from something called bigshot-itis, and it’s sort of delusions of grandeur and sort of narcissistic behavior and a feeling of inability to stop talking.”
When Goldman requested whether or not Bryant Gumbel — with whom Chung generally co-hosted “Today” as a sub for Jane Pauley — suffered from the situation, Chung replied, “I would say so. I’d be sitting beside him, but I was invisible.”
But she added, “in recent years he’s become a different guy. He married a wonderful woman [Hilary Quinlan]. She said, ‘Whatever it is between the two of you, we’re not doing that anymore.’”
The Gumbel anecdote didn’t make the podcast’s last minimize, however was posted as a Los Angeles Magazine Q&A.
A rep for Gumbel didn’t instantly remark when Page Six reached out.
We beforehand reported that Chung candidly additionally instructed Goldman about her experiences working with Dan Rather, Diane Sawyer and Barbara Walters, in addition to her appearances on David Letterman’s present through the years and her latest cameo within the HBO hit “The Undoing.”