Top NBC News execs received complaints about Matt Lauer’s alleged sexual misconduct long before he was fired for harassment — but chose to protect him, current and former staffers told The Post on Thursday.
“Everybody at NBC knew about Matt Lauer’s sexually inappropriate behavior — and knew not to talk about it,” a current “Today” show staffer said (RELATED: WATCH: Why Matt Lauer May Be The Biggest Creep Yet).
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“Women did complain about his behavior, and there were a lot of closed-door meetings before it was all brushed under the carpet.”
Another source said, “Some women did report it and were scared at the repercussions it would have on their careers. They complained, and nothing was done.”
Read more at the New York Post.