Matt Lauer Accused Of Sexual Assault
Wednesday morning popped off with the shocking news of Matt Lauer‘s firing from the “Today” show over allegations of sexual misconduct in the workplace.
According to an exclusive report from Page Six, the anchor is accused of sexually assaulting a staffer during the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014.
Via Page Six:
An NBC insider said Lauer’s alleged victim complained to HR on Monday, “This happened so quickly. She didn’t go to the media, she made a complaint to NBC’s human resources, and her evidence was so compelling that Matt was fired on Tuesday night. The victim says she has evidence that this has also happened to other women, but so far we don’t have evidence of that.”
Another source tells us that the decision to fire Lauer was made late last night by NBC News chairman Andy Lack.
Lauer’s firing comes amid rumors that several news outlets were working on stories about his alleged sexual misconduct.