- Matt Lauer issued an apology after being fired from NBC’s ‘Today.’ In a statement, he said “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.” One complaint came from a former employee who said Mr. Lauer had called her to his office in 2001, locked the door and sexually assaulted her.
- “Queen Sugar” director Ava Duvernay responded to the president’s tweet about Matt Lauer being terminated for sexual misconduct. Trump tweeted: “Wow, Matt Lauer was just fired from NBC for ‘inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace.'” “But when will the top executives at NBC & Comcast be fired for putting out so much Fake News. Check out Andy Lack’s past!” Ava responded to Trump “you’re next.”
- Meek Mill received another high profile visit. This time from Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid.
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