Jackson’s spiritual advisory and friend, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, was his wing man about 12 years ago when he reached out to the television personality on the singer’s behalf.“[Botech] called me in my office at the ‘Today’ show,” she recalled.So touched by all the kind Tweets & warm wishes-thank you!A great end to the summer & looking fwd to seeing you all Monday!! Don't expect John to make a name for himself through Katie's TV connections since he's already head of mergers and acquisitions at investment bank and securities firm Brown Brothers Harriman in New York City.2. But before you start calling Katie a cougar, you should know the age difference isn't that large—Katie is 56 to John's 50.5.“[He said] ‘Katie, I have a question for you, are you seeing anyone? Al Franken (D-MN) about his new book called “Giant of the Senate.” We also talked about President Trump’s decision to back out of the Paris Climate Agreement, and how Hillary Clinton should “move on” from her 2016 presidential election loss.Plus, we discuss what makes a great documentary and listen to celebrities read excerpts from Sheila’s new book.
This is not my first rodeo so I didn’t want to go too crazy and neither did John,” the 57-year-old news anchor shared to before the wedding.
" The happy news comes 15 years after Katie lost her first husband Jay Monahan to colon cancer. While he may call the city home now, he's not a native New Yorker. They were probably headed for marriage right from the start.
While she found time to date around, none of her suitors proved to be "The One" ... Though she won't have the Carol Brady-style marriage she imagined when her daughters (Ellie and Carrie, now 21 and 17 respectively) were younger, Katie's ready to head down the aisle once again. But that's okay, neither is Katie (she's originally from Virginia). We sure hope John treats Katie with all the respect in the world, but according to an ex-girlfriend, he has a history of cheating. When the two began dating, John's ex-girlfriend claimed that he was cheating with Katie. Okay, so we don't know this for sure, but Katie's last relationship ended because she was uncertain about their future and she's been vocal about wanting to remarry.
"But I appreciate that it's not easy to go out on a date with someone like me."Couric, 56, also admits that "when you get to my age, everyone is a bit wounded.
So I think it's important to handle people with care…Everyone has a lot of baggage. "Still, Couric, who's been linked to investment banker John Molner since the two reportedly began dating early last year, says she remains surprised that she still hasn't remarried since Monahan's death in 1998."I think life is more fun when you have someone in your life," she says.