The 61-year-old journalist, who served as Lauer's Today show co-host from 1997 to 2006, has kept relatively quiet since he was sacked in late November for sexual misconduct, but is finally ready to share her story.
The TV veteran told People that she had "no idea" about the misconduct Lauer is accused of and that the scandal has been "very painful" for her. "The accounts I have read and heard are upsetting, debilitating and disorienting plus it's really completely improper that any female in the Now show experienced this sort of treatment method".
"FILE - In this May 31, 2006 file photo, Katie Couric and Matt Lauer, co-hosts of the NBCToday" program, open her farewell broadcast in NY. I think I speak for many of my former colleagues when I say this was not the Matt we knew.
Couric, 61, and Lauer hosted the "Today" show together for 15 years. It was Lauer's sunny "America's dad" reputation, in fact, that prompted Couric to joke about him pinching her ass on Watch What Happens Live, because "it was completely contrary to our brother-sister relationship". "It's still very upsetting", Couric said.
I really respect the way Savannah [Guthrie] and Hoda [Kotb] along with the whole Today display staff have handled an exact tricky situation.
The woman who submitted the complaint alleged Lauer began behaving inappropriately while in Russian Federation covering the Winter Olympics in 2014, according to NBC. She said she passed out during the incident, but didn't report it for fear of losing her job.
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Maxine Waters (D-CA) made an appearance on MSNBC with host Joy Reid that was intense, even by the congresswoman's standards. Lewis, who did not attend Trump's inauguration or the first inauguration of former President George W.
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One senior administration official said Trump would be open to remaining in a modified deal if it were made permanent. Under the deal, the USA president must sign a waiver suspending the US sanctions on Iran every 120 days.
While that phrase sounds like typical PR/marketing hyperbole, we are actually inclined to trust Samsung's diagnosis in this case. A couple of years, has finally showcased the much-anticipated 65-inch 4K UHD rollable OLED display at in Las Vegas.
Vivian Falkholt's brother Paul Ponticello spoke at their funeral, saying he thought he and his sister "would grow old together". Jessica Falkholt remains alive but in a critical condition more than 24 hours after her life support was turned off.
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Donald Trump can't make it to London so Madame Tussaud's museum has set up a waxwork Trump outside the U.S. embassy in Battersea. In the meantime, the relationship between May and Trump has come under strain.
Up to the stage came the most elegant man I had ever seen. "She's popular, she's brilliant, she's a wonderful woman". De Mille lifetime achievement award, her speech wove together gender, poverty and race.
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PUBG Update for Xbox One Released, Here's What's in It
Microsoft had announced at E3 a year ago that the game would be making its way to Xbox One through the Xbox Game Preview program. This is the kind of software that moves hardware that Microsoft has been lacking since the launch of the system back in 2013.
Death toll in California mudslides rises to 17
But the other child is still missing. "We hope there's not going to be any more ". "But nothing remains of their house". Santa Barbara County announced the new evacuation order in a press release at 7:30 p.m. local time Thursday evening.
Chelsea Manning Files for Maryland US Senate Seat
Election filings show that Manning, 30, submitted her candidacy to the Federal Election Commission on Thursday as a Democrat. In his statement, Obama said that Manning's sentence was "disproportionate" to those faced by other whistleblowers.
HHS Will Let States Require People To Work For Medicaid
The Southern Poverty Law Center liberal advocacy group said it plans to file a legal challenge against the administration. Under the rules, states can require Medicaid beneficiaries to work, volunteer or participate in job training.