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Katie Couric admits editing Ruth Bader Ginsburg comments from an interview after she criticized people who kneeled for the National Anthem.

In her new memoir, Going There, Couric writes that she edited Ginsburg's comments about kneelers while working on a story for Yahoo! News in 2016.

The late Supreme Court Justice reportedly said, people who kneel for the national anthem were "stupid and arrogant."

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Ginsburg had also said that kneelers -- like Eric Reid, left, and Kaepernick, right -- showed "contempt for a government that has made it possible for their parents and grandparents to live a decent life"

However, Couric said she removed the comments from her interview because Ginsburg, who was 83 at the time, was "elderly" and probably didn't understand the question.

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Couric said she wanted to "protect" Ginsburg who was from a different era in America and the issue of racial justice was a "blind spot" for her.

Ginsburg was often criticized for not hiring any Black staffers to work in her office at the Supreme Court.

Ginsburg died of complications related to her long battle with pancreatic cancer on September 18, 2020 at age 87.

She was succeeded by former appeals court Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who was appointed to the SCOTUS by former President Donald Trump.

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Katie Couric's bombshell memoir, "Going There," has been banned on CBS for its hateful and vindictive content.

For decades Couric's bubbly personality and professional demeanor endeared her to millions of television viewers.

However, critics say her new memoir exposes her as a vengeful narcissist with a mean attitude toward female colleagues.

According to the New York Post, Couric's girl-next-door demeanor was just an act.

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Couric was booked to promote her memoir on "CBS This Morning" with Gayle King -- until CBS News execs and producers read the memoir and canned her interview.

"Nobody can understand why Katie did this," a senior news producer told The NY Post. "She's ruining her legacy."

In her memoir, Couric shredded her competition and cast herself as an enemy of professional women.

She drops names and drags her female colleagues, while claiming to be blissfully unaware of rumors about Harvey Weinstein or Fox News CEO Roger Ailes.

Couric claims she never heard a thing about Weinstein, while feigning ignorance about Roger Ailes: "Who knew he was a monster?"

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Similarly, she handled sexual predator Matt Lauer with kid gloves, claiming she "heard the whispers" about Lauer from women "he damaged."

"I knew Matt loved beautiful women... he could charm the pants (as it were) off any celebrity," she wrote.

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On the day Matt Lauer was fired, Couric texted him, "I am crushed, I love you, and care about you deeply."

She removed her kid gloves for her female competition.

Couric was so desperate to top Diane Sawyer's morning TV ratings that she fumed, "That woman must be stopped!"

"I loved that I was getting under Diane's skin," she writes of her former rival.

Couric claims Sawyer exploited the late pop icon Whitney Houston in an exclusive interview.

"There was a very fine line between a revealing interview and the exploitation of troubled, often traumatized people in service of tawdry tidbits and sensational sound bites (e.g., Diane bearing down on an agitated Whitney Houston about eating disorders and drug use, which yielded the memorable comeback 'crack is whack')."

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