Matt Lauer Fired By NBC For "Inappropriate Sexual Behavior In The Workplace"
NEW YORK CITY -- NBC News has fired Today Show host Matt Lauer Wednesday for "inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace."
Lauer started with The Today Show as an anchor in 1994 and became co-host in 1998.
Below is the announcement made on Twitter and at the start of Wednesday's broadcast of The Today Show:
Matt Lauer has been terminated from NBC News. On Monday night, we received a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace by Matt Lauer. As a result, we’ve decided to terminate his employment. pic.twitter.com/1A3UAZpvPb— TODAY (@TODAYshow) November 29, 2017
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