Lauer releases statement as at least two more women come forward with sexual misconduct allegations

Yahoo News Video

Matt Lauer has released a statement following his dismissal from NBC's “Today” after multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct. Lauer expressed "regret and sorrow" but also stated that some of the stories were "untrue and mischaracterized." Reports have emerged that Lauer's firing happened so quickly because NBC had been shown evidence of inappropriate text messages with female colleagues.

What to Read Next