Matt Lauer Issues Statement Over Misconduct Allegations – “Some of what is being said about me is untrue”

Matt Lauer of NBC News has issued a statement regarding the sexual misconduct allegations which got him fired from NBC News yesterday. He claims not everything being said about him is true.

Here’s the full statement via CNN:

“There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have caused others by words and actions. To the people I have hurt, I am truly sorry. As I am writing this I realize the depth of the damage and disappointment I have left behind at home and at NBC.

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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. 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 last two days have forced me to take a very hard look at my own troubling flaws. It’s been humbling. I am blessed to be surrounded by the people I love. I thank them for their patience and grace.”

Let’s hope he saved his money. He won’t be working again any time soon.

 

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