Berman said that Lauer was uncomfortable going into a sex shop himself so she gave him items from her own line of adult toys. NBC has said current executives didn't receive any complaints before the one filed last Monday that triggered Lauer's dismissal the next day.
While Roque might finally be through with the 59-year-old newsman, his ex-wife, TV producer Nancy Alspaugh, has come to his defense telling Entertainment Tonight she was "shocked" over news of his firing. He also denied reports that Roque had returned to Holland following the scandal.
He continued: "I feel s**t about the whole thing. I don't know how the kids are doing".
"I have no words for her husband", Henri reportedly told the publication.
That being said, because irony (and karma) never fails to deliver, Today's ratings have actually gone up since the network unceremoniously dumped Lauer, attracting more viewers than Good Morning America, its rival at ABC, all five days last week-the first time in nearly a year, according to the Associated Press.
"His office was in a secluded space, and he had a button under his desk that allowed him to lock his door from the inside without getting up".
In a statement read aloud at the start of the following day's broadcast of the "Today" show, Lauer apologized for what he called his "troubling flaws".
"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".
Most of the employees working in the Rockefeller Center are heartbroken due to the sexual misconduct allegations made against Lauer, and to know about the difference in personalities between the man they know and the Lauer his accusers portrayed.
GOP-led House passes NRA-backed gun bill
Two New Jersey Republicans- Chris Smith of the 4th District and Leonard Lance of the 7th District-voted against the bill . Cox , executive director, National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action.
Da Vinci sold for $450 mn is headed to Louvre Abu Dhabi
Members of Christie's staff pose for pictures next to Leonardo da Vinci's " Salvator Mundi " painting in London, October 24, 2017. Just to qualify as a bidder for the last privately-owned da Vinci in the world , Prince Bader had to jump through several hoops.
Wembley to host 7 matches of UEFA Euro 2020 matches
In Nyon , UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said the decision of UEFA's executive committee had been unanimous. They didn't expect a decision until January and they did not know whether that would be a yes or a no.