Life Before Frank!

Kathie Lee Gifford: How She Clawed Her Way To The Top

Bitter first husband recalls 'Today' star's desperate drive for fame!

Kathie Lee Gifford let her ruthless ambition and wild jealousy wreck her first marriage, claims her ex, Paul Johnson! “She turned our relationship into showbiz material, and I felt like a prop in her fairy tale!” spills Paul, a successful Christian music producer. The two were married from 1976 to 1983, and Paul says he watched as Kathie Lee became manipulative and controlling as she desperately pursued fame