Matt Lauer

  • Not Cool: Hoda Kotb’s ‘Today’ Salary Far Less Than Matt Lauer’s

    After ending the year firing network star Matt Lauer for “inappropriate sexual behavior,” NBC News’ first move of 2018 is a make-good. On Jan. 2, the division named Hoda Kotb Lauer’s permanent replacement as co-anchor of Today‘s first two hours, a move co-anchor Savannah Guthrie called “the most popular decision...
  • Russell Simmons Steps Down From Companies

    Russell Simmons is stepping down from his companies after being accused of sexual assault by writer Jenny Lumet. In a guest column in the Hollywood Reporter, Lumet accuses the Def Jam co-founder of forcing her to have sex in 1991. In a statement, Simmons said he had a different recollection of...
  • Matt Lauer Fired From NBC

    NBC’s Today Show host Matt Lauer has been fired after allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior hit him. NBC News Chairman Andrew Lack made a statement regarding Lauer. #BREAKING: NBC News has fired Matt Lauer for “inappropriate sexual behavior.” Statement from NBC News Chief Andrew Lack: pic.twitter.com/NGu27zZNeF — Nick Emmons...