Matt Lauer calls allegations in Ronan Farrow’s upcoming Catch and Kill book that he sexually assaulted an NBC colleague at the 2014 Sochi Olympics “false,” but the ex-MSNBC host says look at the source.
“The stories about and comments from the brave women who spoke out for the book will be enough to refute anything he has to say,” a representative for Farrow told Deadline today after the disgraced ex-Today co-host penned a long letter proclaiming his innocence.
As more claims about Lauer’s misconduct are unveiled in the lead-up to the October 15 release of Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators, the frequently controversy defusing chair of NBC News penned some words of his own to staff about former long-time employee Lauer and the aborted probe of Harvey Weinstein In a clearly constructed campaign of repudiation, this follows Farrow’s published snipes at the unit of their handling of Lauer and his own then stalled investigation of the now much accused Weinstein back in 2017.
Read more at Deadline.
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