NBC confirmed the firing of Matt Lauer over a complaint by a colleague.
A complaint over inappropriate sexual behavior was the explanation by Andrew Lack, the chief of NBC News.
Lack said it was the first complaint received about Lauer, who was with the show for 20 years.
Below is a Tweet from NBC News with the announcement.
Matt Lauer has been terminated from NBC News. On Monday night, we received a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace by Matt Lauer. As a result, we’ve decided to terminate his employment. pic.twitter.com/1A3UAZpvPb— TODAY (@TODAYshow) November 29, 2017