Matt Lauer Fired by NBC News for Inappropriate Sexual Behavior

Matt Lauer Fired by NBC News for Inappropriate Sexual Behavior

Matt Lauer fired by NBC News for inappropriate sexual behavior

NBC News announced this morning on The Today Show that longtime anchor Matt Lauer has been fired for “inappropriate sexual behavior.” NBC News president Andrew Lack sent the following memo to staff on Wednesday:

“Dear colleagues, on Monday night, we received a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace by Matt Lauer. It represented, after serious review, a clear violation of our company’s standards. As a result, we’ve decided to terminate his employment. While it is the first complaint about his behavior in the over twenty years he’s been at NBC News, we were also presented with reason to believe this may not have been an isolated incident. Our highest priority is to create a workplace environment where everyone feels safe and protected, and to ensure that any actions that run counter to our core values are met with consequences, no matter who the offender. We are deeply saddened by this turn of events, but we will face it together as a news organization – and do it in as transparent a manner as we can.”

You can watch The Today Show co-anchors Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb read the statement and their reactions in the following video.

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