Yet another major news figure has been removed from their post over reports of sexual harassment. Ahead of word that Today anchor Matt Lauer would be outed as a serial sexual harasser, NBC News and Today have confirmed the long-time host will step down.
Following word that Katie Couric is planning to leave her post at 'CBS Evening News' in the near future, the NY Times is now reporting that the 54-year-old anchor may pursue a syndicated talk show with her former 'Today' co-host, Matt Lauer.
But don't get too excited: According to the report, the move would be "intensely complicated," as Lauer's contract with 'Today' doesn't expire until
Is NBC's long running morning news program 'Today' about to get a major facelift?
Over the past couple of days, news has circulated that hosts Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira plan to leave the show when their contracts expire. Lauer in particular was at the center of Internet rumors today after reports claimed he had informed NBC executives of his departure, which would be in Dec. 2012.