Matt Lauer Shifts His Focus To Doing One Thing These Days


According to a source, "soul searching" means playing golf in the Hamptons - and Lauer will be taking this new role very seriously!

'Matt has no intention of returning to public life, ' the insider stated. He has no intention of mounting a Billy Bush-style comeback campaign. "His focus is on his family".

Matt Lauer and his wife Annette Roque at the U.S. Open. "She's back in the Hamptons to take care of the kids", says a source. "She's painfully thin. People at her kids' school are concerned". "She is not going to stay with him and work it out", Roque's father told the Daily Mail. It has been reported that Craig Melvin is being eyed as a replacement for Lauer.

He released a public apology in which he stated that he has a lot of work to do now in order to try and fix the damage that he has caused his family and everyone else.

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After he was sacked from NBC for decades of alleged sexual harassment, the veteran journalist said he was committed to making "soul searching" his new "full-time job". He finally broke his silence over the allegations in a statement on December 30 by a former co-anchor on-air.

"There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have caused others by words and actions. We don't know the details". "The last two days have forced me to take a hard look at my own flaws".

A source told Entertainment Tonight that the 38-year-old Melvin, who anchors MSNBC Live weekdays and is also the co-anchor of Today on Saturday, has fans among NBC and the staff, and the company could be tapping him for a much-needed upgrade.

That being said, because irony (and karma) never fails to deliver, Today's ratings have actually gone up since the network unceremoniously dumped Lauer, attracting more viewers than Good Morning America, its rival at ABC, all five days last week-the first time in nearly a year, according to the Associated Press.