Posted February 05, 2013

Katie Couric to interview Joe Paterno’s widow

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Sue Paterno has not been interviewed since the death of her husband in Jan. 2012. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Sue Paterno has not given an in-depth interview since the death of her husband in Jan. 2012. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Katie Couric will follow up her Manti Te’o interview by being the first to interview Sue Paterno, the widow of former Penn State coach Joe Paterno, on her daytime talk show.

Sue Paterno’s first in-depth interview since the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal, Penn State’s firing of her husband and his death of lung cancer on Jan. 22, 2012, will air on Feb. 11. She was married to Joe Paterno for 50 years, in which he coached Penn State to two national titles and 409 victories — a major-college record until 111 of those wins were vacated by the NCAA.

The Hollywood Reporter reports Couric interviewed Sue Paterno in her State College, Pa. home. Paterno also is scheduled to appear at Katie‘s New York studio when the episode airs.

Couric recently had the first on-camera interview with Te’o after the revelation of the “girlfriend” hoax played on him.


7 comments
joeshine730
joeshine730

Joe paterno was exposed for what he was a senile glory hungry old goat.

joeshine730
joeshine730

Ist question would be-- when was the last time Joe drilled you in bed?

JoeCabot
JoeCabot

 @rainman  Maybe the idea of burning in hell will be the subject of one of Katie Couric's questions, although I rather doubt.   As an aside, what if there is no hell?  No what?