Matt Lauer says he's 'soul searching' after NBC News fires him from 'Today' show

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[November 30, 2017]    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Matt Lauer apologized and said he was "soul searching" in a statement read out on NBC's 'Today' show a day after he was fired from his role as co-host of the popular morning show for what the network said was inappropriate sexual behavior.

Host Matt Lauer pauses during a break while filming NBC's "Today" show at Rockefeller Center in New York, U.S., May 3, 2013. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

"There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have caused others by words and actions," Lauer said in the statement released to the network. "To the people I have hurt, I am truly sorry."

(Reporting by Gina Cherelus; Editing by Alden Bentley)

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