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Al Roker's Super-Snarky Response To Josh Elliott Leaving 'GMA'

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Al Roker got downright sassy Monday morning when he reacted to news of rival show "Good Morning America" losing Josh Elliott.

The "Today" co-host tweeted:

After months of negotiations with "GMA," Elliott has decided to leave the ABC News morning show for an offer from NBC Sports. In talks with ABC, Elliott had reportedly demanded a pay raise equivalent to that of Robin Roberts'. There is less than a month left on his existing contract, and he will be replaced by Amy Robach.

Roker's tweet, of course, was also a reference to Gwyneth Paltrow's widely-mocked use of the phrase "conscious uncoupling." The message on Monday garnered praise for Roker throwing "shade," and "[keeping] it real."

CORRECTION: This post originally spelled Josh Elliott's name incorrectly. His name is not spelled "Josh Elliot."