Matt Lauer’s former colleagues on NBC’s ‘In the present day’ present addressed stunning allegations concerning the disgraced anchor, reportedly revealed in Ronan Farrow’s upcoming ebook ‘Catch and Kill.’ Lauer was fired for sexual misconduct in 2017, and is accused of recent intercourse crimes in graphic particulars by Selection.
Disgraced “In the present day” anchor Matt Lauer allegedly had an affair with a famed and well-respected broadcaster, the New York Put up is solely instructed, representing a “clear imbalance of energy.”
The lady signed a nondisclosure settlement when she left NBC.
We’ve got agreed to not identify the broadcaster at her request, however a TV supply stated: “Matt had affect over everybody’s profession — one phrase and your profession can be sunk. I do know there was a transparent imbalance of energy on this lady’s relationship with Matt.”
In his new ebook, “Catch and Kill,” Ronan Farrow additionally claims Lauer repeatedly harassed a fellow on-air NBC character, who was allegedly compelled to signal a strict NDA when she left the community in 2012. It’s not clear if it’s the identical lady we’ve discovered about.
Farrow reviews that the unnamed former NBC broadcaster claimed Lauer and one other NBC exec propositioned her and made lewd feedback about her throughout broadcasts. She stated, “I used to be like meat on a hook … I’d stroll into work with a knot in my abdomen. I’d come house and cry.”
She alleged that when she turned the lads down, she was “punished” and bought fewer assignments, including: “My profession took a pointy nosedive.” Though she didn’t make a proper report back to HR, she did inform colleagues. When she left, NBC compelled her to signal a nondisclosure settlement that waived her proper to sue and banned her from making disparaging feedback concerning the community, the ebook states.
Annette Roque and Matt Lauer had been married from 1998-2019. (Picture by Kevin Mazur/Getty Photographs for The Apollo)
Lauer has strenuously denied any wrongdoing. His attorneys had no remark. Regardless of Farrow’s reporting, NBC said that Brooke Nevils’ allegation of rape in opposition to Lauer, made in 2017, was the primary time execs had heard of any wrongdoing.
NBC Information president Noah Oppenheim stated in a workers memo Monday that no data had been discovered of inappropriate messages from Lauer to the girl Farrow talked about, and stated she signed an ordinary NDA.