Matt Lauer issues an apology, accepts there is “enough truth” in sexual harassment stories


WATCH: Two additional women came forward to NBC after the news of Matt Lauer’s firing broke pic.twitter.com/qdsfpI7wmO
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) November 30, 2017
Matt Lauer had been employed at NBC for over 20 years. I regret that my shame is now shared by the people I cherish dearly,” his statement read. Today Show promised to follow up this story and report on it like an unjust news network. Matt Lauer, who had made no comments on this since the allegations came out, gave a statement through NBC where he apologised for his actions. His statement further said, “Repairing the damage will take a lot of time and soul searching and I’m committed to beginning that effort. I am blessed to be surrounded by the people I love. It’s been humbling. Some of what is being said about me is untrue or mischaracterized, but there is enough truth in these stories to make me feel embarrassed and ashamed. I thank them for their patience and grace.”
The apology was read out at Today Show and the same was put out on their Twitter handle as well. Related News
Accused of crude misconduct, Matt Lauer fired from NBCNBC ends partnership with Donald Trump for his comments on Mexican immigrantsNBC suspends anchor Brian Williams for 6 months without payIn a statement read out on NBC’s Today Show, Matt Lauer was fired from NBC for “inappropriate sexual behavior”. Her identity has not been revealed yet. “There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have caused others by words and actions. A statement from Matt Lauer: “There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have caused others by words and actions…” pic.twitter.com/f93rHXqKQD
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) November 30, 2017
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After the news about Matt’s inappropriate behaviour broke, two more women came forward with their story and accused Matt Lauer of similar charges. The network claims that they fired Matt in less than 24 hours after the woman came forward with her complaint. To the people I have hurt, I am truly sorry. 2017-11-30T18:40:33+00:00″>
Published: November 30, 2017 6:40 pm

Matt Lauer apologises for his embarassing behaviour. The last two days have forced me to take a very hard look at my own troubling flaws. It is now my full time job. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd As I am writing this I realize the depth of the damage and disappointment I have left behind at home and at NBC.