Meredith decided to test out what it feels like to be a fan in our crowd just minutes after she announced she was leaving TODAY in June. "Never too early," she said.
Fittingly, she stood next to Linny Boyette, TODAY's super fan who has watched the show every morning for more than 18 years from the plaza.
What does Linny think about Meredith leaving? He told TODAY.com he will miss her and also reminisced about her first day on TODAY. Watch his farewell below:
Read about and watch Meredith announcing she's leaving TODAY in June.