NBC News fired 'Today' Show co-host Matt Lauer for sexual misconduct

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[November 29, 2017]    NEW YORK (Reuters) - NBC News fired popular "Today" show host Matt Lauer after receiving a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace, the network announced on Wednesday.

NBC's 'Today' show anchor Matt Lauer models the official Opening Ceremony outfit that Team USA members will wear by Polo Ralph Lauren in New York City, U.S., July 29, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Picture Supplied by Action Images

"While it is the first complain about his behavior in the over twenty years hes been at NBC News, we were also presented with reason to believe this may not have been an isolated incident," NBC said in a statement.

(Reporting by Gina Cherelus)

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