Katie Couric’s former nanny slams her tell-all memoir

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Katie Couric’s former nanny has blasted the former Today present host, who accused her of turning into creepily possessive and making an attempt to sabotage her marriage in her scathing new memoir.  




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In her upcoming e book, Going There, Couric claims that her daughter’s caretaker Nancy Poznek grew to become more and more connected to her when she was residing in New York whereas her late husband Jay Monahan lived in Virginia.



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She writes she was in the end pressured to fireside Poznek – who is known as ‘Doris’ within the e book – after she ‘managed to develop deep, twisted roots into our household and my psyche, leaving me to think about I could not perform without her.’ 

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But in an unique interview with DailyMail.com, Poznek slammed the claims and accused Couric of falsely portray her as ‘delusional’ to be able to promote copies of her e book. 



It was Couric, Poznek says, who closely relied on HER to care for the tv star at residence, simply as she wanted fixed teaching from producers at NBC’s Today present within the early Nineties.

Poznek, who labored for the household from 1991 to 1994, mentioned Couric’s residence was such a large number that the TV anchor would not bathe all weekend as a result of she was so exhausted, and that working for her was like nannying a ‘teenage boy’ along with caring for child daughter Ellie. 

Katie Couric reveals she allegedly had an 'alarmingly codependent' relationship with former nanny Nancy Poznek, in her new memoir, Going There. Pictured from left to right: Poznek, baby Ellie, Jay Monahan, and Katie Couric in 1991

Katie Couric reveals she allegedly had an ‘alarmingly codependent’ relationship with former nanny Nancy Poznek, in her new memoir, Going There. Pictured from left to proper: Poznek, child Ellie, Jay Monahan, and Katie Couric in 1991

In an exclusive interview with DailyMail.com, Poznek, now 76, denied the claims and accused Couric of falsely painting her as 'delusional' in order to sell copies of her book

Nancy Poznek in 1992

In an unique interview with DailyMail.com, Poznek, now 76, denied the claims and  accused Couric of falsely portray her as ‘delusional’ to be able to promote copies of her e book

She recalled how at residence Couric would choose her nostril and wipe it on her pillow and even as soon as sniffed Billy Joel’s shorts when she rented his seaside home in Martha’s Vineyard. 

Poznek had a entrance row seat as Couric and her first husband Jay Monahan drifted aside as soon as she grew to become a tv star, solely having intercourse 3 times previously three years Monahan had confided to her – on New Year’s Eve.

She claims that Couric was so overwhelmed, Monahan did not really feel he might inform her he had abdomen issues and was popping Tums antacid ‘like sweet.’ 

His well being issues later developed into colorectal most cancers that killed him on the age of 42 and Poznek claims that Couric was ‘responsible’ as a result of she ‘wasn’t round for him all these years’.

Couric devoted pages of her memoir to disparaging Poznek, now a 76-year-old retiree residing in New Hope, Pennsylvania.

Even with her scathing swipes at celebrities, former colleagues, and ex-boyfriends, the vitriol directed at Poznek is startling.

Going There will be published in late October by Little, Brown and Company

Going There can be printed in late October by Little, Brown and Company 

Couric claims within the e book that within the three years she labored for her, Poznek managed to create an ‘alarming degree of codependency’ with her in ‘such a delicate, artful method’.

Couric likened herself to a ‘gaslit lady in peril in a Lifetime movie’ and mentioned that Poznek made her really feel ‘utterly accountable for her happiness and wellbeing.’

Couric claimed within the e book that she fired Poznek when she grew to become jealous about Monahan spending extra time at residence as a result of she would not have Couric all to herself.

Couric writes that ‘the scales fell from my eyes’ and he or she realized that Nancy was ‘delusional’ and ‘making an attempt to destroy my marriage’.

Sitting in her lounge, Poznek instructed that she was ‘shocked’ when she learn the tales, which had been reportedly solely on DailyMail.com final week.

She mentioned: ‘I used to be extraordinarily upset. This goes to be within the e book perpetually, it isn’t true and I’ve to stay with that on a regular basis.

‘If I bumped into Katie Couric on the road I would not take a look at her, I would not say something. Maybe earlier than this story got here out I might have however not since that. I do not need something to do with her.

‘After all these years I think about she would not care. She would not want the money, she figures she’ll go down with a bang, the e book will promote zillions of copies.

‘If she actually felt all these issues, why did not she do away with me on the time?’

A HAPPY BEGINNING

Poznek grew to become a nanny to the celebs on the age of 19 when she arrived in California with $2.50 to her title and slept within the Los Angeles airport till she received her first job.

Since then her purchasers have included Mick Jagger and Diana Ross and he or she says she stayed within the job for many years as a result of she loves youngsters.

Another perk was that rich households typically journey and Poznek beloved to go together with them, calling herself an ‘skilled’ at touring with youngsters – her report is six in a single journey.

Poznek was employed by Couric by an company she was working for in New York and recalled going to her workplace in 30 Rockefeller Center, the Today studio, to satisfy her.

Poznek mentioned: ‘Jay was there they usually appeared like a contented younger couple, the way in which she was pregnant, she seemed like a bit of barrel.

Couric, pictured with Poznek and her daughter Ellie in an undated photo, writes that she sometimes joked that her little girl  had 'two moms' and that she and Poznek were a 'couple in a weird kind of way'

Couric, pictured with Poznek and her daughter Ellie in an undated picture, writes that she typically joked that her little lady  had ‘two mothers’ and that she and Poznek had been a ‘couple in a bizarre form of method’

Katie Couric, daughter Ellie and Nancy Poznek at the Four Seasons Beverley Hills, 1991

Katie Couric, daughter Ellie and Nancy Poznek on the Four Seasons Beverley Hills, 1991

‘They’d solely been married a few years and we hit it off nice’.

Couric hadn’t given start but and after their daughter Ellie arrived, Poznek joined them for 3 weeks in Maurertown, Virginia, the place that they had a home.

Couric’s dad and mom took a liking to Poznek as effectively, particularly her mom, they usually had been all excited about the longer term.

Poznek moved right into a room in Couric’s Manhattan condominium and settled in.

Initially her duties had been to take care of something associated to Ellie from Monday to Friday for $700 every week, roughly $70,000 a 12 months in today5’s {dollars}, however that shortly expanded to seven days every week and concerned cooking and touring with the household on vacation.

In the start a minimum of, Poznek mentioned there was a powerful reference to her employer.

Couric writes that she typically joked Ellie had ‘two mothers’ and that she and Poznek had been a ‘couple in a bizarre form of method’ as Monahan was in Virginia working typically.

Poznek mentioned: ‘Katie and I had been so related as individuals, we would come out with the identical sentences. Jay used to say we choose at one another like monkeys’.

Poznek grew to become Couric’s ‘proxy’ at main occasions like Ellie’s first birthday the place she employed a clown whereas her mom was in Barcelona overlaying the 1992 Olympics.

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Poznek showed DailyMail.com a letter that Couric wrote to her in 1992 asking why she wasn't going to be with them for Thanksgiving and Christmas

Poznek confirmed DailyMail.com a letter that Couric wrote to her in 1992 asking why she wasn’t going to be with them for Thanksgiving and Christmas

Pictured: Handwritten notes from Katie to Nancy. In her book Couric claims her nanny 'seemed to have no friends, no one special in her life, she wanted to be part of the family'

Pictured: Handwritten notes from Katie to Nancy. In her e book Couric claims her nanny ‘appeared to haven’t any associates, nobody particular in her life, she needed to be a part of the household’

Couric purchased Poznek costly presents like sweaters, boots and an vintage fragrance bottle engraved with her title that Monahan had discovered.

Poznek mentioned: ‘Katie mentioned I could not do it without somebody like Nancy. I used to be necessary to her, I took care of her. Even Jeff Zucker (former Today government producer), mentioned as a lot.’

When Ladies’ Home Journal did a shoot of Couric and her household, she spent an hour on the telephone begging them to incorporate a photograph of Poznek within the journal.

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She was unsuccessful however the editors despatched Poznek a print as a ‘comfort prize’, she mentioned.

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Poznek confirmed DailyMail.com a letter that Couric wrote to her in 1992 asking why she wasn’t going to be with them for Thanksgiving.

The letter mentioned: ‘We’ve come to consider you as a member of our household. Families are collectively on holidays!’

LIFE WITH KATIE AND JAY

Soon Poznek’s function prolonged to waking Couric up at 4am so she might get to the Today studio.

NBC would name Poznek and inform her to make certain Couric had the  issues she wanted as a result of she was extra organized than her boss.

When Couric got here residence she and Poznek would exit for a few hours after which the ‘packet’ – materials to arrange for the subsequent day’s present – would arrive from NBC and Couric must research it.

Poznerk mentioned: ‘She was not a sensible particular person, as in she’s studied the packet however Jeff Zucker helped her by it.’

Pozek mentioned that she was turned off by Couric’s manufactured appeal that she deployed for her job.

She mentioned: ‘She’d say to Jay and me: “I’ve to exit and schmooze.” I’ve seen her function, I used to be with her when she was interviewed by People journal, she reels these individuals in, they suppose she’s their finest pal. 

‘As quickly as she goes out she places on that smile and that cutesy factor. Now she’s too outdated for that cutesy factor.’ 

Meanwhile, when she received residence, Couric would discard garments everywhere in the home and her room seemed like a ‘catastrophe.’

Poznek was hired as Couric's nanny before the news anchor had given birth to her first daughter Ellie (pictured) and recalled going to her office in 30 Rockefeller Center, the Today show studio, to meet her and her late husband Jay Monahan

Poznek was employed as Couric’s nanny earlier than the news anchor had given start to her first daughter Ellie (pictured) and recalled going to her workplace in 30 Rockefeller Center, the Today present studio, to satisfy her and her late husband Jay Monahan 

Katie Couric

Portrait of the cast of NBC's Today show, New York, 1999. Pictured are, from left, Matt Lauer, Gene Shalit, Bryant Gumbel, Willard Scott, and Katie Couric

Soon Poznek’s function prolonged to waking Couric up at 4am so she might get to the Today studio. She claimed she would get calls from NBC to make certain Couric had what she wanted for work as a result of she was extra organized than her

Monahan must push Couric into the bathe as a result of she would not wash all weekend, Poznek claimed.

Sometimes issues received too private like when she and Couric had been driving to the mall with the home windows rolled up. Couric instructed her: ‘I would not inhale if I had been you’ – as a result of she had farted.

‘One time after we had been in Key West, Jay mentioned to me, come on you gotta include me. He took me as much as the bed room, she was within the lavatory and he mentioned look – it was her pillow, she’d picked her nostril all evening, all of the (boogers) had been lined up,’ Poznek mentioned. 

‘She was like that. She’ll drink out of a milk carton and when her underwear had been soiled she’ll flip them inside out’.

Couric hardly ever cooked and did not food regimen – Poznek recalled that she was ‘constructed like a bit of wrestler’ and ‘by no means noticed a person make a move at her – Jay had nothing to fret about there.’ 

Monahan, a lawyer, had his quirks too and was closely into Civil War historical past, going as far as to reenact necessary battles on weekends together with his associates.

Although their relationship ultimately deteriorated, Poznek said there was a strong connection with her employer in the beginning. Pictured: A birthday cake baked by Katie Couric for Nancy in 1992

Although their relationship in the end deteriorated, Poznek mentioned there was a powerful reference to her employer at first. Pictured: A birthday cake baked by Katie Couric for Nancy in 1992

He would inform Couric: ‘It’s higher than playing, consuming and chasing girls.’

Bawdy humor was a fixture of life with Couric and one time whereas driving to a speech in Miami, Couric joked to Monahan: ‘Why do not you’ve got intercourse with Nancy?’

He checked out her and mentioned: ‘No thanks, I’m not that hungry.’

According to Poznek there was ‘no filter’ with Monahan and when he went to the lavatory he would say: ‘I’ve to go pinch a loaf.’

Poznek doesn’t suppose that Couric was jealous or that she suspected she was having an affair with her husband.

She mentioned: ‘I feel she was glad as a result of she did not should entertain him. That’s why I used to be the buffer. She was drained, he’d say he was taking Nancy to the shop and we would be driving across the roads. 

‘He was so within the Civil War, he mentioned that is what saved him when she was on the Pentagon and he or she was gone for the conflict in Iraq. He was completely into it.

‘He’d stroll round in his underwear in his home taking part in the bugle.’

COURIC CLAIMS SHE GOT CREEPED OUT

In the e book, Couric claimed that quickly after hiring Poznek she felt issues had been getting a bit unusual.

She claimed that Poznek mentioned: ‘I do not wish to go away on weekends, I wish to really feel like I’m a part of a household.’

Couric’s response was: ‘Wait a second, and sympathy’. In the memoir, Couric says she instructed Poznek: ‘OK, in fact you may be a part of our household.’

Going There claims that Poznek as soon as as soon as requested Couric for a hug earlier than mattress time as a result of ‘it will make me really feel higher.’

Couric claims Poznek ‘appeared to haven’t any associates, nobody particular in her life, she needed to be a part of the household.’

Couric ‘frivolously embraced’ Poznek who hugged her again ‘a bit of too tightly, resting her head on my chest like a toddler,’ the memoir says. 

Couric claims this grew to become an everyday factor earlier than and it was ‘creepy’ however she let it go as a result of she was ‘utterly dependent’ on Nancy due to her demanding schedule.

Couric claims Poznek - who worked for her from 1991 to 1994 - 'managed to grow deep, twisted roots into our family and my psyche, leaving me to imagine I couldn't function without her.' They are pictured at Jackson Hole, Wyoming in 1994

Couric claims Poznek – who labored for her from 1991 to 1994 – ‘managed to develop deep, twisted roots into our household and my psyche, leaving me to think about I could not perform without her.’ They are pictured at Jackson Hole, Wyoming in 1994 

Poznek began working for the family full time, joining them on their luxury vacations in Hawaii, Disneyland in California, Key West, Florida (pictured) Jackson Hole and Anguilla in the Caribbean

Poznek started working for the household full time, becoming a member of them on their luxurious holidays in Hawaii, Disneyland in California, Key West, Florida (pictured) Jackson Hole and Anguilla within the Caribbean

Not true, Poznek mentioned.

The first hug was the opposite method round as a result of Poznek is taller than Couric whereas one other time Couric kissed Poznek on the lips.

Poznek mentioned: ‘When we traveled and there was a one bed room suite I’d sleep in mattress with her. She would not prefer to be alone and he or she would not like confrontations.  

The idea that Poznek was the one turning into depending on Couric was not true, Poznek mentioned, including that Couric was the hugger, not her.

She mentioned: ‘She was like that. If you probably did one thing for her she’d offer you a hug.

‘She was the one which was needy. It was like caring for a teenage boy. She wasn’t organized’.

Couric wrote that she had the ‘nagging feeling one thing was not proper’ and likens it to the film The House of The Spirits when Ferula turns into obsessive about Clara, performed by Glenn Close and Meryl Street respectively, in the end climbing into her mattress one evening.

But the ‘daunting’ considered discovering one other nanny was an excessive amount of and the hugs appeared like a ‘small worth to pay.’

Poznek mentioned: ‘She was extra codependent on me. In truth even in a single article she mentioned I could not do it without anyone like Nancy similar to she was codependent on Jeff Zucker.

‘She wanted anyone like me.’

In the e book Couric claimed that Poznek as soon as turned away some associates of hers who had come to go to them in Virginia whereas they had been on a weekend go to there.

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Poznek mentioned: ‘Why would I flip them away? They’re each there. You by no means had individuals, strangers come, or followers and all that. I would not flip them away. Why would I do this in the event that they’re there?’

Another declare that Poznek disputes is the Couric as soon as requested a pal to return spherical, then instructed the pal to look at Ellie so she might go and see a movie with Poznek.

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Couric supposedly felt she and Poznek hadn’t had sufficient time collectively.

Poznek mentioned: ‘That’s not true. She took me one time to a movie for my birthday. She did not wish to be alone.

‘In her household she was the youngest, she was the focal point. That’s what the celeb did for her and now she would not have that spotlight’.

TENSIONS OVER MONEY

While Couric was cautious with her money, Monahan spent it, resulting in tensions with not simply his spouse however her dad and mom.

Couric did not go to designer garments shops and as a substitute used her appeal to get objects totally free or at a reduction.

Poznek had greater than 100 T-shirts as a result of they got so many as presents, she mentioned.

Poznek mentioned: ‘One time we went to Anguila for every week on trip.

‘They did not wish to pay the invoice they usually instructed me to go down and pay with their bank card. It was $12,000, that is 30 years in the past, so quite a lot of money. I pay the invoice, I’m going again, I inform them what it was. Katie mentioned oh my god. You know the way I reasoned this with her? It’s solely two or three days of your pay and he or she was like, OK.’

Couric ‘did not query’ how a lot Monahan spent however Poznek mentioned that their properties had been ‘by no means stunning’ and Monahan would like issues he received from flea markets reasonably than extra fancy objects.

Couric’s greatest clothes splurges had been just a few objects at Gap, which was subsequent to their Manhattan condominium.

Poznek claims that Couric’s mom Elinor Hene received ‘irritated’ that Monahan was freeloading off their daughter whereas she was ‘working her butt off.’

She mentioned: ‘Her dad and mom had been additionally irritated as a result of Jay’s dad and mom had been utilizing this home for 2 or three months, that home for 2 or three months.

‘Katie’s paying all of the bills. Katie’s dad and mom referred to as Jay’s dad and mom moochers. The dad and mom had been getting disgusted with that, with Katie working day and evening. 

‘Jay appreciated the money at first, however he spent it and he discovered that wasn’t going to make him joyful.’

WORK GOSSIP

Couric typically gossiped about work and complained about her assistants – within the three years Poznek was with the household, Couric went by three of them.

Poznek mentioned: ‘They could not work for her. It wasn’t that she was nasty. You needed to carry on at her like a toddler. They could not take care of her.’

The late jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie was so nasty to Couric in a single interview that she referred to as Zucker and instructed him: ‘Let’s save this interview for his obituary.’

On the day Roseanne Barr was as a consequence of come into the studio and be interviewed, Couric had a chilly and could not make it.

Roseanne supposedly mentioned she solely needed to be interviewed by Couric and would come to her residence if wants be.

According to Poznek, Couric mentioned: ‘I do not need Roseanne in my home.

Poznek recalled that Martha Stewart was ‘very nice to me’ and ‘at all times mentioned whats up.’ 

In Going There Couric ridiculed her and mentioned that it was solely after serving time in jail that she developed a humorousness. 

Poznek recalled staying with the family at Billy Joel's beach house in Martha's Vineyard in 1994 when Couric decided to have some fun with his personal items

Poznek recalled staying with the household at Billy Joel’s seaside home in Martha’s Vineyard in 1994 when Couric determined to have some enjoyable together with his private objects

She shared photos of Couric going into Billy Joel's closet and smelling his shorts and posing with his belongings

She shared photos of Couric going into Billy Joel's closet and smelling his shorts and posing with his belongings

She shared images of Couric going into Billy Joel’s closet and smelling his shorts and posing together with his belongings

The household took Poznek on journeys to Hawaii, Disneyland in California, Key West in Florida, Jackson Hole and Anguila within the Caribbean.

In the summer season in 1994 they rented Billy Joel’s seaside home in Martha’s Vineyard and Couric determined to have some enjoyable together with his private objects.

Poznek mentioned: ‘She was playing around and mentioned get the digicam.

She was mendacity in mattress, she put a pen in for a cigarette, she needed to seem like Billy Joel. She places on Christie Brinkley’s hat and he or she’s modeling it.

‘She went into the drugs cupboard and pulled up Christie Brinkley’s Sun Up to make her hair look lighter. She goes into Billy Joel’s closet and pulls out his shorts and begins smelling them and pulls out his sneakers and towel and poses with them.

‘She had a humorousness about it.’

Poznek thought that Couric was an excellent mom and that ‘no matter time she had, it was for Ellie.’

But amid Couric’s whirlwind life there was one one who was nearly minimize out and it triggered the stress which might result in Poznek’s departure.

RIFT IN THE MARRIAGE

In the e book Couric admits that she and Monahan grew aside when ‘my fame took up residence in our marriage like an overbearing houseguest.’

Couric admits that ‘I appreciated it when individuals stared at me as I strolled to a fantastic desk at a pleasant restaurant’ and writes that ‘the larger I received, the smaller he (Monahan) felt’.

Poznek agrees with this and says that Monahan hated the celeb life that Couric was drawn to.

One time they had been sitting at a desk in a restaurant and a few individuals had been chatting up Couric.

Monahan leaned over to Poznek and whispered: ‘Ego, ego.’

Monahan grew to become annoyed that he wasn’t getting any consideration from Couric and commenced to make feedback to Poznek.

She claims he instructed her: ‘If she ever leaves me, I’ll take Ellie away from her.’

In her book, Couric claims she fired Poznek when she became jealous about Monahan spending more time at home because she wouldn't have Couric all to herself

In her e book, Couric claims she fired Poznek when she grew to become jealous about Monahan spending extra time at residence as a result of she would not have Couric all to herself

She mentioned: ‘He was so petrified of her leaving him, he by no means checked out one other lady, he actually, actually beloved her. At one level, this was later, three years later, he mentioned, you understand how many instances we have had intercourse (since she was employed)?

‘It’s been three, on New Year’s Eve annually. I did not actually see her kiss him or something like that however from what I heard from Katie they had been a really loving couple, that they had the right life earlier than the present got here up.’

In maybe her most explosive declare, Poznek says that Monahan was so frightened Couric would dump him, he stored secret his abdomen issues.

She would exit and purchase ‘a number of packs’ of Tums for Monahan who was in ache and was ‘grabbing’ his stomach.

He was so careworn that he could not eat once they went out to eat, Poznek mentioned.

She mentioned: ‘He was afraid. He could not inform her his abdomen was dangerous.

‘She did not wish to hear it, she had sufficient on her plate with her job. As you are going alongside you see this man is getting down. 

‘His dream life was to be a rustic lawyer within the Shenandoah Valley with Katie and the newborn beside him and as time went on that is by no means going to be.

‘He needed to carry on as a result of he beloved her. They by no means had an argument. He knew if he had an argument she’d divorce him, so he quietly stored to himself however this stress…’

Monahan died in 1996 aged 42 from colon most cancers and Poznek sees a direct link between the stress of his marriage to Couric and the sickness.

She mentioned: ‘Katie comes and performs this grieving widow factor. The widow card and the explanation she does that’s as a result of she’s responsible, she wasn’t round for him all these years. 

‘He could not perform, this was on his thoughts on a regular basis.’

THE END

In Going There Couric wrote that Monahan was working in Virginia and received sick of being away from his household so determined to maneuver to New York.

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The e book makes it appear this was a growth that got here close to the tip of Poznek’s time with Couric, however she claims it was a lot earlier and that the stress constructed up over an extended time frame.

Couric claims that the ultimate straw was Monahan desirous to give up work fully to write down Civil War histories, however Poznek says that wasn’t the case and issues had been dangerous for some time.

Couric wrote that she was ‘excited’ to have Monahan residence however Poznek ‘not a lot.’

Poznek supposedly felt that he was ‘intruding on our relationship and the ambiance within the condominium grew tense.’

According to Poznek, Couric wrote her a letter a few months before she was fired saying she knew Monahan could be 'obnoxious' but that she 'loved her like a sister' and hoped she wouldn't leave

According to Poznek, Couric wrote her a letter just a few months earlier than she was fired saying she knew Monahan might be ‘obnoxious’ however that she ‘beloved her like a sister’ and hoped she would not go away

Katie Couric with daughter Ellie, Nancy Poznek and Jay Monahan and unidentified friends at Disneyland in 1992

Katie Couric with daughter Ellie, Nancy Poznek and Jay Monahan and unidentified associates at Disneyland in 1992

Poznek supposedly instructed Couric: ‘You will not imagine what he mentioned about you’ adopted by some ‘bogusly hurtful comment’ that Monahan mentioned.

Poznek supposedly instructed Couric: ‘If you suppose I’m going to maintain working right here whereas he sits round the home doing nothing, you’ve got received one other factor coming’.

Couric writes that ‘the scales fell from my eyes’ and he or she realized that Nancy was ‘delusional’ and ‘making an attempt to destroy my marriage.’

Feeling she had ‘by no means been extra certain of something’ she instructed Nancy to pack her luggage and get out.

Poznek had a really completely different account of what occurred.

She mentioned that just a few months earlier than she was fired Couric wrote her a letter saying that though Monahan might be ‘obnoxious’ she ‘beloved her like a sister’ and he or she hopes she would not go away.

Poznek mentioned: ‘A number of weeks earlier than one morning I woke her up, she was in a t-shirt with tears in her eyes and mentioned I’ll have a gap in my coronary heart when you go away. She by no means knew what Jay was about, she by no means had a clue about the way it was. She at all times simply mentioned after I needed to go, is it due to Jay? She didn’t have a clue he was feeling something’.

The remaining day got here when Poznek and Monahan had been arguing as a result of he needed her to spend the weekend in Virginia with them and he or she needed the time without work.

Couric arrived after a 14 hour day and mentioned: ‘He cannot go, you may should go’, and with that Poznek packed her luggage.

Poznek denied she needed to destroy Couric and Monahan’s marriage as she claimed within the e book.

She mentioned: ‘People destroy their very own marriage. I used to be not making an attempt to destroy Katie and Jay’s marriage.’

THE AFTERMATH

After being fired by Couric, Poznek spoke to Star journal and did a narrative which described how Monahan walked round their residence in his boxers taking part in his bugle.

Poznek says that the story was ‘humorous’ and ‘nothing nasty’ and did not see the issue with it.

She additionally spoke with Globe journal about a narrative they usually requested her to do a lie detector check which she handed with ‘flying colours’, she claims.

In Going There, Couric claims that after that Poznek ‘received artistic’ and allegedly posted stickers at payphones in relaxation stops in New Jersey which learn: ‘Why does Katie Couric care extra about her job than her youngster?’

Another learn: ‘Why is her husband a pedophile?’ Both had a telephone quantity which was Couric’s personal quantity. One one who noticed the stickers referred to as Couric to warn her and mentioned he took them down.

Poznek mentioned: ‘I did not also have a automobile. That’s not true.’ 

Couric writes that she believes that the pedophilia declare got here from a photograph she as soon as took of Monahan mendacity on the mattress whereas on a household trip with Ellie close by. Monahan had undone the highest button of his khakis to ‘give himself room to breathe’.

Poznek allegedly photocopied the picture and turned it into fliers which she delivered to the foyer of the condominium they had been about to maneuver into, warning residents {that a} pedophile – that means Monahan – was about to reach.

Poznek said she was 'shocked' when she read the stories about Couric's new memoir which were reportedly exclusively on DailyMail.com last week

Poznek mentioned she was ‘shocked’ when she learn the tales about Couric’s new memoir which had been reportedly solely on DailyMail.com final week

Poznek referred to as the declare ‘1,000 million instances unfaithful’.

She mentioned that she ‘by no means noticed’ this supposed incident and mentioned: ‘I problem you to discover a image like that. It’s not in existence’.

The idea she printed up the fliers was ‘not true’, she mentioned.

In 2005 Poznek was accused of doing one thing much like one other rich household in Manhattan who sued her, alleging she ’embarked upon an intentional and malicious marketing campaign to hurt, harass and disparage’.

One of the notes was despatched to the eight-year-old son of Carol Feinberg, disguised as a toddler’s get together invitation.

According to the lawsuit it learn: ‘Why does your mom seem like Morticia from the ‘Addams Family?’ and referred to as Feinberg a ‘regal b***h’ who was ‘completely synthetic, inside and outdoors’.

Poznek mentioned it was a ‘fabulous story’ and her attorneys had been ‘laughing at that one.’

Poznek mentioned that the declare by Couric that ‘bothers me probably the most’ was that she might need accomplished one thing to harm Ellie.

In the e book Couric writes that she employed a retired cop to look at her preschool in case Poznek turned up.

They determined in opposition to taking out a restraining order as a result of they did not need extra publicity and thought that in the event that they ‘starve the beat it’s going to slink away, which ultimately it did.

Poznek mentioned that you simply ‘transfer on’ after one job finishes and that you simply ‘cannot grieve for the kid’ and he or she would by no means dream of wounding anybody’s child. 

Poznek instructed DailyMail.com that she is dreading Couric’s 11-city e book tour to advertise her e book as a result of it’ll put her again within the highlight.

She mentioned: ‘When she goes into these auditoriums she’s not going to be embarrassed to speak about it, and on TV?

‘They cannot wait till she comes on and you do not suppose they’ll convey up this delusional nanny?

‘I do not care if she comes again at me, I’m going to say my piece.

‘Freedom of speech is my proper, this is not about money’ – Poznek was not paid for this interview – ‘and I’m entitled to have my say.’ 

Neither Katie Couric nor her consultant responded to DailyMail.com’s request for remark. 



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