Matt Lauer’s Wife, Annette Roque, Files For Divorce
Annette Roque, the spouse of former “At this time” present host Matt Lauer, has filed for divorce two years after NBC fired the anchor after he was accused of sexually assaulting and harassing co-workers over the course of years.
USA At this time and “Leisure Tonight” confirmed on Wednesday that Roque, a former Dutch mannequin, filed for divorce from Lauer, 61, in Suffolk County Court docket in New York on July 2.
The 2 separated after experiences surfaced in November 2017 claiming Lauer had sexually assaulted a staffer on the 2014 Sochi Olympics. An investigation by Vainness Truthful detailed accusations towards the longtime NBC anchor, which included Lauer displaying his penis to a feminine co-worker, giving a intercourse toy to a different feminine colleague and making inappropriate sexual remarks about his colleagues.
NBC fired Lauer in November of that 12 months, and “At this time” co-hosts Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb introduced his departure on air.
A day after his firing, Laure apologized for his misconduct in an announcement that was additionally learn on “At this time” by his former colleagues. Nevertheless, he categorized among the accusations as “unfaithful and mischaracterized.”
“Some of what’s being stated about me is unfaithful or mischaracterized, however there’s sufficient reality in these tales to make me really feel embarrassed and ashamed,” the assertion learn.
5 months after Lauer was ousted from NBC, the corporate accomplished an inner investigation into the accusations and concluded that the sexual misconduct claims made by 4 girls had been credible.
Lauer and Roque have been married since 1998 and are the mother and father of an 18-year-old son, 15-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son.
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