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It’s Official! Matt Lauer’s Wife Annette Files For Divorce

Matt Lauer wife Annette Lauer files for divorce

The story of Matt Lauer has been a cruel one in recent years, as the former Today show host has faced allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace. [RELATED: Matt Lauer Sits Down For First Interview After Being Fired From “Today”] And now, another chapter of his story just might prove to be even more … Read more

Former “Today” Co-Host Ann Curry Said She Is Not Surprised By Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Matt Lauer

Following his middle-of-the-night dismissal from NBC News and “Today,” Matt Lauer took a couple of days to himself and then issued this statement: There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have caused others by words and actions. To the people I have hurt, I am truly sorry. As … Read more

Hoda Kotb Officially Announced as Matt Lauer’s Replacement on “Today”

After Matt Lauer’s abrupt firing from NBC News and “Today,” Hoda Kotb immediately filled-in next to Savannah Guthrie as co-anchor on the country’s No. 1 rated morning show. And now, it’s official– Kotb is Guthrie’s co-anchor. NBC News Chairman Andy Lack made the announcement in a statement, “Over the past several weeks, Hoda has seamlessly … Read more

Matt Lauer’s Ex-Wife Speaks Out

Following his firing from NBC News and “Today,” Matt Lauer’s ex-wife, Nancy Alspaugh, only has nice things to say about the man she was married to from 1981 to 1988. Alspaugh defended Lauer’s character, by phone, to “Entertainment Tonight,” saying, “I was shocked because he’s been such a stalwart at that network and in that … Read more

Matt Lauer Releases Statement After Being Terminated from NBC, Says Most of the Allegations Are True

Just a couple of days after being terminated from NBC News and “TODAY,” Matt Lauer has released a statement apologizing for his actions. He’s also admitted that though some of the stories circulating about the allegations are false, he did admit that many of them are true. Matt Lauer’s Full Statement: There are no words … Read more

Matt Lauer Terminated from NBC News for Inappropriate Workplace Behavior

In a memo released just before “Today” went on the air, NBC News President Andrew Lack announced that longtime anchor, Matt Lauer had been terminated from NBC. Fighting back tears, co-anchor and best friend, Savannah Guthrie, read the memo with Hoda Kotb by her side. “On Monday night, we received a detailed complaint from a … Read more

Ellen’s Most “Screamworthy” Scares are Straight Up Hilarious

I am so sorry that Ellen DeGeneres scared Carrie Underwood. I am sure it was traumatic. But I can’t stop laughing at it. The Ellen DeGeneres Show is known for her pranks and scares. She’s scared some of Hollywood and Nashville’s biggest stars. Some think it’s all good fun. Some are genuinely offended. To the … Read more

Matt Lauer Asks Time 100 Honorees to Describe Politics and If They Know Any Good, Clean Jokes

Each year, Time Magazine chooses its 100 most influential people in the world. Honorees are placed into the categories pioneers, titans, artists, leaders and icons and they each get a spot in the magazine and a fancy dinner in New York City. This year, Matt Lauer and “Today” sat down with a few of the … Read more

Ellen DeGeneres and Adele Prank Matt Lauer Big Time

Ellen DeGeneres has already broken one of her New Year’s resolutions. During a recent episode of “The Ellen Show,” Ellen told the world, “I made a resolution in 2016, I was not going to mess with [longtime “Today Show” host] Matt Lauer anymore. Instead, I’ll just show you this clip of him interviewing Adele.” And it’s quite … Read more