Katharine Bear popular as ‘Katy Tur’ is an American broadcast journalist who works for NBC News whose recent controversy with ‘Donald Trump’ is a much-talked thing in media and along with that, her personal life also catches a lot of people's attention.
Katy Tur who was rumored to be dating a french guy is now engaged to, Tony Dokoupil, a CBS correspondent. Let's find out more about her affairs and relationships here.
Katy Tur's Current Relationship Status And Dating Life
After separating from the famous host and reporter Keith Olbermann, Katy is rekindling a romance with her new French boyfriend named ‘Benoit’. The couple met for the first time in London while working for NBC News.
Apparently, they are enjoying their relationship and don’t want to get married for a while. Also, Katy has not revealed any information about her new relationship so, we cannot conclude whether she is actually dating someone or not right now.
Katy Tur And Tony Dokoupil; The Engaged Couple Eloped?
As of now, she is dating a CBS News correspondent Tony Dokoupil. Not only that the couple also engaged in March 2017 and is about to get married soon.
The couple met for the first time in the makeup room at MSNBC when Dokoupil worked in the network. A source mentioned that they planned to get married at dusk in a 'nondenominational ceremony' in the middle of the desert in Utah.
The friend of the couple said,
"They deliberately picked a place where there will be no cell service and no one around them talking about politics. No setup, no altar, just in front of rocks."
"Katy said it would be ‘just us and the earth'."
They planned of eloping later in October 2017. The couple wrote their own vows and their parents were in full support with them.
Katy Tur And Her Ex-boyfriend Keith Olbermann
Katy and Keith Olbermann started dating in June 2006. Their relationship became a hot topic for the media because of their 25 years of the age gap and their informal relationship as colleagues while working together in MSNBC.
They shared a really good equation and looked happy together, however, things didn't last that long.
In 2009, the duo officially announced that they were no longer together. They end up their three-year-long relationship.
After a year of separation, they were called for a video interview where they both expressed their sweet gesture; they mentioned,
‘We had separated for a good reason’.
She also said in one of her interviews:
"Keith is a wonderful human being. He is my friend. He will always be my friend.”
Though today they are not together they refer to one another as a good friend.
Controversy With Donald Trump
During the presidential campaign in 2016, she was covering the '‘Donald Trump’ rallies where was she pointed and yelled by Trump for many times.
Sources reported that President Trump shouted stating,
‘There's something happening. They're not reporting it. Katy—you is not reporting it, Katy but there's something happening, Katy. There's something happening, Katy."
After this incident, she got much support from her family and well-wisher. She explained 2016 as crazy year with Trump.
She said in an interview that, ‘The idea that the media is not reporting on the Trump crowds is "just factually incorrect. Her statement on Donald Trump was viewed by more than 2 million people on YouTube.
“Trump called me naïve, He told me I didn't know what I was talking about. He didn't like my questions, which were direct, or my tone, which was conversational.”
She was also invited on Late nights with Seth Meyers, where she did an interview on "What It Was Like Covering Donald Trump's Campaign".
Combat Alert! Katy Tur And Ken Blackwell Engaged In An argument
After her embarrassing scandal with President Donald Trump, Katy grabbing the headline with another news; her feud between the Former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell.
Ken made his appearance on the MSNBC, this week to discuss voter fraud and its prevalence. While the interview continued, the duo got into a bit of argument that became quite aggressive.
Katy asked Blackwell about the possible election and voting fraud and while asking, Blackwell interrupted the host, Tur and she couldn't handle it and boldly stated,
“No, no, no, this is not your show, sir. I’m going to finish what I’m saying…please stop talking.” As Blackwell kept talking, Tur tussled with him, asking him to please let her ask a question first.
But Blackwell kept talking and Tur stopped Blackwell, asking him to please let her ask a question first. The episode ended a bit awkwardly.
We wish that this 2017 would bring lots of interesting stuff in Katy's life.
Quick facts about Katy Tur
- She was born on October 26, 1983, in Los Angeles to her pilot father Bob Tur and a photographer mother Marika Gerrard.
- Attended Brentwood School and went to the University of California, Santa Barbara.
- Has worked with KTLA, Fox 5 New York, WPIX-TV, and VORTEX2.
- She joined NBC in the year 2009 and has risen to fame since then.
- Her coverage of the March 2008 crane collapse helped her to receive "AP's Best Spot News Award".
- During her dispute with President Trump, she published "Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History" in September 2017.
- She has an estimated net worth of about $4 million at present.
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