Annette Roque, the wife of previous “Today” show host Matt Lauer, has filed for divorce two years just after NBC fired the anchor right after he was accused of sexually assaulting and harassing co-workers around the course of a long time.
United states Now and “Entertainment Tonight” confirmed on Wednesday that Roque, a previous Dutch product, submitted for divorce from Lauer, 61, in Suffolk County Court in New York on July 2.
The two separated soon after reviews surfaced in November 2017 proclaiming Lauer had sexually assaulted a staffer at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. An investigation by Vainness Honest in-depth accusations from the longtime NBC anchor, which integrated Lauer showing his penis to a woman co-worker, offering a intercourse toy to another female colleague and producing inappropriate sexual remarks about his colleagues.
NBC fired Lauer in November of that year, and “Today” co-hosts Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb announced his departure on air.
A working day soon after his firing, Laure apologized for his misconduct in a statement that was also study on “Today” by his former colleagues. Nevertheless, he classified some of the accusations as “untrue and mischaracterized.”
“Some of what is currently being reported about me is untrue or mischaracterized, but there is enough fact in these tales to make me experience humiliated and ashamed,” the assertion browse.
5 months soon after Lauer was ousted from NBC, the business accomplished an inside investigation into the accusations and concluded that the sexual misconduct promises produced by 4 women ended up credible.
Lauer and Roque have been married considering that 1998 and are the mom and dad of an 18-12 months-outdated son, 15-year-previous daughter and 12-calendar year-previous son.
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