NBC News fires Matt Lauer for alleged 'inappropriate sexual behavior'

Matt Lauer was fired over alleged "inappropriate sexual behavior."
1:45 | 11/29/17

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Transcript for NBC News fires Matt Lauer for alleged 'inappropriate sexual behavior'
The breaking news on NBC's today show this morning was about the breakfast show it sells. Matt Lauer has been terminated from NBC news I'm totally times. So when my favorite news anchors Savannah Guthrie Madden hours long time and now former co anchor reacts in shock just moments ago NBC news chairman into a lack sent the following note to. Our organization. Dear colleagues on Monday night we received a detailed complaint from a colleague. About inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace by map our how do you reconcile your a lot of for someone. With the revelation that they have behaved that plagued. NBC news reports that the woman accuses lauer of inappropriate sexual behavior that again at the Sochi Olympics in 2014 and continued after the games. In a statement at the New York Times the accusers lawyer says well I am impressed by NBC's response to date. I am awed by the courage my client showed to be the first to raise a complaint. And to do so without making any demands other than asking the company do the right thing. This is how the system should work. I think being nude that. There was medium to be a flood of stories coming up it is so they took swift ash action against him. President trump was quick to tweet about Matt hours firing but he's facing allegations of his own. At least sixteen women have accused the president of sexual misconduct the president has denied the accusations calling the women liars. Hours firing comes just one week after another network morning show host Charlie Rose was acquired from CBS after several women came to the Washington Post allegations of being sexually harassed by the anchor and. Variety says they've been working on a story about multiple sexual harassment allegations against Matt Lauer for months and at NBC was aware. Maggie really ABC news New York.

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