Published On: Wed, Oct 9th, 2019

Watch Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb’s powerful response to new Matt Lauer allegations

Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb took time out of Wednesday’s episode of the Today show to respond to new allegations against their former co-host, Matt Lauer.

In 2017, Lauer was terminated from NBC News for alleged “inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace.” But overnight new allegations about the former Today anchor were revealed in excerpts from Ronan Farrow’s forthcoming book, Catch and Kill.

Variety reported that Farrow’s book details an interview with former NBC employee Brooke Nevils, who previously came forward to report behavior that led to Lauer’s firing two years ago. Nevils identity had been kept private at her request, but she speaks publicly in the book to allege that Lauer anally raped her in his hotel room at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Read more…

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