Leading NBC News fired over allegations of sexual harassment

Leading NBC News fired over allegations of sexual harassment

During the morning show Today on channel NBC , one of the leading, Savannah Guthrie, announced that her fellow presenter Matt Lauer – is removed from his post.

Lauer started the program Today in 1996 and considered it a real living symbol. That is why the reaction of two leading was so emotional.

Leading NBC News fired over allegations of sexual harassment

Matt Lauer has been terminated from NBC News. On Monday night, we received a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace by Matt Lauer. As a result, we’ve decided to terminate his employment. pic.twitter.com/1A3UAZpvPb

— TODAY (@TODAYshow) November 29, 2017

«I’m sure you can understand. My heart is broken,» admitted Guthrie.

According to a source familiar with the situation, the President of NBC News , Andrew luck, a close friend of Lauer, talked with the presenter the day before. And Wednesday morning, announced the suspension of his colleagues. The appeal of Lacquer has been said about «a clear violation of the standards of the company.»

The NBC employee who filed the complaint, claimed that Lauer sexually harassed her when he was in Russia, covering the winter Olympics in 2014.

President Donald trump is also not remained aloof of the conflict. He noted that traditionally in Twitter – the speed of response, NBC in this case. He contrasted the news of the Lauer when the television journalists to post «fake news» for which they were not fired.

Wow, Matt Lauer was just fired from NBC for “inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace.” But when will the top executives at NBC & Comcast be fired for putting out so much Fake News. Check out Andy Lack»s past!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 29, 2017

Note that the Californian summer, Servos claims to be a victim of harassment by trump. She reported that there are about 10 women, whom trump has shown sexual interest against their will.

As it became known, Lauer was the third star of television news, which went with the scandal in connection with charges in sexual harassment. The first was bill O’reilly from Fox News who was fired in April of last year. He was followed by Charlie rose of CBS, who left his post earlier this month.