Matt Lauer responded today to his firing by NBC after a 20-year run on the “Today” show, apologizing for his words and actions and vowing that “repairing the damage” is now his full-time job.
“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 wrote. “I regret that my shame is now shared by the people I cherish dearly.”
Meanwhile, new details continue to emerge about the sexual harassment scandal that brought down Lauer’s NBC career. NBC was reporting new allegations against Lauer this morning, with NBC correspondent Stephanie Gosk reporting during an appearance this morning on “Megyn Kelly Today” that there may now be “as many as eight” accusers making allegations against Lauer.
Below is a clip from this morning’s “Megyn Kelly Today,” posted by NBC, in which Gosk updates the Lauer situation …