‘Always a gentleman,’ former Richmond co-host says of Matt Lauer

'Always a gentleman,' former Richmond co-host says of Matt Lauer

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A fixture of American living rooms for more than two decades, Mr. Lauer was uncharacteristically silent on Wednesday in the wake of his firing, which left the television industry stunned and dominated headlines around the country. His former co-host on the “Today” show, Savannah Guthrie, read his statement aloud at the start of Thursday’s 7 a.m. broadcast, saying the program had received Mr. Lauer’s remarks just moments before going on air.Continue reading the main story The claims against Mr. Lauer come at a fraught time for foreign property purchases in New Zealand. The newly-formed government, led by the center-left Labour party, has made curtailing foreign acquisition of New Zealand farms and homes a priority as the country struggles with surging house prices.Director Dee Rees talks about casting Mary J. Blige, Carey Mulligan and Jason Mitchell for her film “Mudbound.” After loving Mitchell’s performance in “Straight Outta Compton,” Rees said, “I’d be so lucky to get him in my film.”

The firings come less than two months after a number of claims were made against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. The culling of men who are accused of abusing their power also includes former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes, who resigned last year, and the network’s former star host, Bill O’Reilly.

Why so many sexual harassment cases in US, not UK?In his first statement since the allegations came to light, Lauer said: “There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have caused others by words and actions.

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory showed off a drone that can swoop and accelerate entirely with a camera to gather in environmental data, and artificial intelligence to parse it rapidly. They pitted the autonomous drone against a professional drone racer, Ken Loo, a Google engineer and Drone Racing League pilot.

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So far the accusers have not wished to be identified.

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“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,” Lauer said in a statement issued Thursday morning. “I regret that my shame is now shared by the people I cherish dearly.”
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Matt Lauer was the king of 'Today,' but his reign was not benevolent

Late-Night Hosts Mock Matt Lauer's Downfall: "What a Dick"

Late-Night Hosts Mock Matt Lauer's Downfall: "What a Dick"

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/f93rHXqKQDThe most horrifying episode allegedly involving Lauer, which was recapped by Gosk and former Fox News anchor Kelly, involves a woman who told The Times that Lauer had intercourse with her in his office at NBC’s headquarters until she passed out and had to be seen by a nurse. She described the circumstances to The Times as an assault.”Some of what is being said about me is untrue or mischaracterised, but there is enough truth in these stories to make me feel embarrassed and ashamed.”The remarks come one day after Lauer was fired after a female colleague told NBC human resources officials about Lauer’s behavior during the network’s coverage of the Sochi Olympics in 2014. As NPR’s David Folkenflik reports, “that younger colleague said he sexually harassed her there. The network says there was inappropriate sexual behavior and that the woman said the harassment continued. She has not been identified.”

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Matt Lauer disputes some sexual misconduct allegations, but feels 'embarrassed and ashamed'

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

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“This is definitely the densest track I’ve ever flown,” Loo said. “One of my faults as a pilot is I get tired easily. When I get mentally fatigued, I start to get lost, even if I’ve flown the course 10 times.”

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“It’s a difficult morning here again because our top story is once again about our former colleague Matt Lauer,” said Hoda Kotb, who has filled in with Guthrie after Lauer was dismissed.

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Matt Lauer responds to sexual misbehavior allegations: 'To the people I have hurt, I am truly sorry'

The announcement was quickly followed by a published report accusing him of crude and habitual misconduct with other women around the office.

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Unfortunately, the dynamic of many of these shows, including “CBS This Morning,” from which Charlie Rose was recently canned for similar reasons, is based on the man having the bigger role (and, inevitably, paycheck.)

Matt Lauer on sexual misconduct allegations: "I am truly sorry"

Matt Lauer on sexual misconduct allegations: "I am truly sorry"

“To the people I have hurt, I am truly sorry,” former ‘Today’ co-anchor Matt Lauer, with Savannah Guthrie, left, and Hoda Kotb said in a statement.(Photo: Nathan Congleton/NBC)Noah then showed news coverage of the controversy over who is leading the bureau, after the departing agency head, Richard Cordray, appointed his deputy, Leandra English, as his successor, while Trump named Mick Mulvaney to the position.

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WATCH: Matt Lauer Frequently Pinched Katie Couric’s Butt & Once Told Meredith Vieira to ‘Keep Bending Over’

A video also surfaced of Lauer telling Meredith Vieira to "keep bending over like that" back in 2006.An NBC News spokesperson said Wednesday that two more accusers have come forward with harassment complaints about Lauer since the news broke earlier that day. The company said current NBC News management was not aware of any complaints about Lauer’s conduct before the employee who came forward Monday night.

Stephanie Gosk, an NBC News correspondent, came on set to present a report on the allegations against Mr. Lauer, describing him as “one of the most high-profile faces of the sexual harassment firestorm engulfing this country.” Ms. Gosk confirmed a report in The New York Times that two additional women had filed complaints about Mr. Lauer to NBC News on Wednesday, in the hours after the anchor’s firing was announced, bringing the total number of complaints against him to three.

Geraldo Rivera has apologized for accusing women of “criminalizing courtship” in the wake of Matt Lauer’s firing from NBC News over allegations of inappropriate behavior. 

“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,” Lauer said. “I regret that my shame is now shared by the people I cherish dearly…repairing the damage will take a lot of time and soul searching and I’m committed to beginning that effort. It is now my full time job.”

The Latest: Journalists: More Lauer allegations being probed

It's Time to Do Away With 'America's Dad' As Our Journalistic Standard

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Invalid email address. Please re-enter.In other developments, former “Prairie Home Companion” host Garrison Keillor was cut loose by Minnesota Public Radio over an allegation of “inappropriate behavior.” MPR gave no details, but the 75-year-old Keillor said he put his hand on a woman’s back to console her and he inadvertently touched her bare skin through an opening in her shirt.Stephen Colbert Takes Down Trump’s Tweet About Matt Lauer: ‘You Don’t Get to Comment’ Subscribe Search U.S. Politics World Tech Time Health Entertainment Subscribe Search Close Home U.S. Politics World Business Tech Health TIME Health Motto Entertainment Science Newsfeed Living Sports History The TIME Vault Magazine Ideas TIME Labs Money LIFE Photography Videos The Goods TIME Shop Press Room TIME Guide to Happiness The 100 Most Influential People American Voices Finding Home Longevity 2017 Looking Forward Next Generation Leaders Person of the Year 2016 Space 2017 Top of the World Workarounds Time Cover Store TIME for KiDS TIME Edge Subscribe Give a Gift Newsletters Feedback Privacy Policy Your California Privacy Rights Terms of Use Ad Choices RSS TIME Apps Advertising Reprints and Permissions Site Map Help Customer Service Stay Connected Newsfeed Late Night Television Stephen Colbert Takes Down Trump’s Tweet About Matt Lauer: ‘You Don’t Get to Comment’ By Melissa Locker 11:07 AM EST Stephen Colbert a.k.a. “one of the few men still allowed on television,” kicked off Wednesday night’s episode of The Late Show by detailing the allegations against Matt Lauer, who was fired from The Today Show on Wednesday over charges of sexual misconduct.

One of the journalists who had been investigating “Today” show host Matt Lauer before NBC announced his firing over sexual misconduct allegations says accounts from more women are being vetted.[‘Today’ show host Matt Lauer fired after claims of ‘inappropriate sexual behavior’]

Certainly that is a notion that needs to be considered as NBC and CBS attempt to save their shows. Morning television is not Noah’s Ark, so hosts do not have to come in his ’n’ her matching sets. Guthrie and Kotb seemed pretty comfortable, and as shows as disparate as “Cagney & Lacey” and “The View” have proven, you can have a show with just female leads and people will still watch.

Matt Lauer Apologizes Over Sexual Misconduct Accusations: 'There Are No Words to Express My Sorrow'

Billy Bush bus thing?” Colbert said, referring to the 2005 Access Hollywood tape that leaked last year and resulted in Bush’s firing from NBC News. “It turns out in private, Trump has told multiple people that it may not have been him on the tape after all and, ‘We don’t think that was my voice.’ Quick tip: If you’re going to say something that’s already crazy, don’t refer to yourself as ‘we,’ OK?” Doing his best Trump voice, Colbert joked, “The voices in our head tell us that’s not our voice—what’s that? Yeah, they agree with me.'”

“I do,” O’Reilly responded.

The Big Picture: Today’s Hot PhotosIn response to the growing accusations, Lauer said, “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 regret that my shame is now shared by the people I cherish dearly.”

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Fired “Today” host Matt Lauer is the biggest media figure brought down by sexual misconduct allegations since Bill O’Reilly and Roger Ailes were ousted from Fox News Channel.

Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos, who are friendly and gracious to each other without inching into “Oh, there you go again,” “Moonlighting” territory, and if there’s a star, it’s Roberts.

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For foreign buyers, New Zealand’s definition of good character is broad. Foreign buyers can fail the test if officials found they had committed “offenses or contraventions of the law,” whether they were convicted of a crime or not. The agency can consider “other relevant matters” in making its decision, according to its website. Mr. Lauer has not been charged with wrongdoing.

Meyers then showed clips of Trump discussing tax reform, which he said has “great spirit” and will be the biggest tax cut in the country’s history.Lauer’s dismissal. President Trump tweeted out a note calling for top executives at NBC and Comcast to be fired as well for “fake news”.

But no one was aware of it, said Zucker, now the president of CNN.Sad about @MLauer great guy, highly skilled & empathetic w guests & a real gentleman to my family & me. News is a flirty business & it seems like current epidemic of #SexHarassmentAllegations may be criminalizing courtship & conflating it w predation. What about #GarrisonKeillor?

he has been accused of sexual harassment and assault by multiple women. “Listen up, you don’t get to comment,” Colbert said. “That is the pot calling the kettle at 3 a.m. and asking what she’s wearing.”

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reportedly said. "Nothing like that." 

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“The last two days have forced me to take a very hard look at my own troubling flaws.”Please verify you’re not a robot by clicking the box.“So, Mick Mulvaney really hates the government agency that he now runs,” Noah said. “It makes you wonder, what is it that they’ve done that’s so terrible?”


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