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.
GE Power to cut 12000 jobs globally
At a certain point in the past four quarters, the shares traded as low as $17.46 but made a 1.15% recovery since then. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) earned "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, October 2.
Unscheduled landing for Air NZ flight
Both incidents involved the engines during climb on takeoff from Auckland, forcing them to turn back. Customers are encouraged to check this first before calling the airline's contact centre.