NBC Newsâ€™ higher-ups reportedly knew about Matt Lauerâ€™s inappropriate conduct & received previous complaints about it still did nothing since the atmosphere at “Today” was a “boys club,” a report claims.Sources told The- New York NY Post in that NBC Newsâ€™ top executives, together with previous NBC News source chiefs Jeff Zucker & Steve Capus, NBC News source President Noah Oppenheim & Chairman Andy Lack, have been aware of Lauerâ€™s sexual misconduct & knew concerning the complaints.A current â€œTodayâ€� show employee told The- Post: â€œEverybody at NBC knew about Matt Lauerâ€™s sexually inappropriate conduct â€” & knew to not speak about it.â€�â€œWomen did rant about his conduct, & there have been lots of closed-door conferences before it was all brushed under the carpet,â€� the source continued.An NBC insider told the newspaper Oppenheim & Lack â€œknew of the investigations in to Mattâ€™s conduct & tried to negotiate.â€�MATT LAUER TO SANDRA BULLOCK IN 2009 INTERVIEW: â€˜I HAVE SEEN YOU NAKEDâ€™The insider stated Don Nash, the â€œTodayâ€� showâ€™s executive producer, & Jim Bell, the previous executive producer, have been â€œconcerned about keeping Lauer completely happy.â€�â€œThe show was a complete boysâ€™ club, even despite it having a really large female employees,â€� a source stated.However Nash denied in that claim stating, â€œNever once has any lady or guy come to me complaining about Matt Lauer. If in that they had, I might have gone straight to HR. â€œAn NBC executive asserted Bell instigated Lauerâ€™s reported lewd conduct throughout the Olympics.NBC’s ‘Today’ show anchors from-left; Carson Daly, Sheinelle Jones, Al Roker, Savannah Guthrie & Matt Lauer. (Reuters)â€œIt was all the time made out in that these affairs have been consensual, a joke about what number of women had slept with Matt or had affairs with him. It was by no means prompt in that the women have been victims,â€� a source said.A unique source told The- New York NY Post women did report Lauerâ€™s inappropriate conduct still have been afraid of their profession being ruined.â€œThey complained, & nothing was done,â€� the source said.Different sources told The- Post in that besides NBCâ€™s top execs figuring out about Lauerâ€™s conduct, his â€œTodayâ€� show co-hosts have been additionally aware.â€œAll the women on air knew. Al Roker knew. They feared Matt,â€� a source told Page Six.A former â€œTodayâ€� show employee stated it was â€œinsulting to see the fake shock on the faces of the people at â€˜Todayâ€™ after Lauer was fired.â€�NBCâ€™S SAVANNAH GUTHRIE SLAMMED FOR â€˜DISRESPECTFULâ€™ INTERVIEW OF SEX HARASSMENT ACCUSERâ€œThe previous couple of years of time of time, in addition to the various years of time of time before, Matt controlled all the women on the show & had all the lads bowing & scraping to him,â€� the source continued.The worker additionally stated it was frequent knowledge Lauer would have multiple affairs with women.â€œFor Matt, some women on the show have been only a one-time thing, & he by no means spoke to them again. Different women he’d affairs with. & others he just picked up & disposed of when he felt prefer it,â€� the source said.Lauer was abruptly fired by NBC News source Wed. resulting from â€œinappropriate sexual behaviorâ€� reported by a colleague. Selection published an expose on the same day of Lauerâ€™s firing detailing the asserted sexual misconduct allegations against him.Lack, Capus & Zucker denied figuring out about Lauerâ€™s asserted inappropriate conduct.
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