“Matt Lauer” is a trending topic on Twitter this morning. He’s certainly generating a lot of social media buzz for the holiday. But it’s not for anything good, alas.

The veteran NBC host of the Today Show is anchoring the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade — and aggravating all sorts of viewers. Gershwin fans, for one:


Gotta love the “real journalists!”

Many more viewers used Twitter to vent about their general, anti-Lauer peeves:




More bad news: People are talking about new rumors that Lauer and his notorious ego are about to get the axe.

After repeatedly clashing with co-anchors and overseeing plummeting ratings, the Today show’s Matt Lauer is reportedly being given the boot.

The long-time host, who earns a staggering $21.5 million a year, is being blamed for the NBC morning show’s dismal performance over the past three months and sources claim ratings will only improve if he is replaced…’It’s just desserts. Matt is finally getting what he deserves!’ a Studio 1-A set insider told The Enquirer.

We bet a lot of Lauer’s old colleagues, still walking around with his knives in their backs, will be singing “‘S Wonderful:”