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Matt Lauer Breaks His Silence Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

The 59-year-old was fired this week by NBC News.

Former Today show co-anchor Matt Lauer is speaking out after being accused of sexual misconduct. On Wednesday, Matt, who had a $25 million annual salary with NBC, was fired immediately by NBC News Chairman Andy Lack after receiving a detailed complaint Monday night regarding Matt’s alleged behavior. He noted there was “reason to believe” the alleged incident was not the only one, and since the firing, multiple women have come forward accusing Matt of sexual harassment.

 

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