Matt Lauer Apologizes, Says He’s ‘Soul Searching’ After ‘Today’ Show Firing

January 22, 2018 Last Updated: January 22, 2018

Matt Lauer issued an apology on Nov.30, 2017, after being fired from the “Today” show over sexual harassment claims during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

Lauer said the accusations were false but did add, “Some of what is being said about me is untrue or mischaracterized, but there is enough truth in these stories to make me feel embarrassed and ashamed.”