'Today' apologizes for Fonda's vulgar slang
EmptyNEW YORK -- NBC News is apologizing again -- this time for Jane Fonda.
The 70-year-old actress used a vulgar slang term on the "Today" show Thursday while talking about the play "The Vagina Monologues." Fonda is appearing in a 10th-anniversary performance.
Fonda said she was asked to perform a monologue with the offensive word as the title. She said her reply was, "I don't think so. I've got enough problems."
About 10 minutes later, "Today" co-host Meredith Vieira told viewers that "Today" and Fonda apologized for the remark.
NBC has recently apologized for comments made by Chris Matthews and David Shuster.