Matt Lauer's ex-wife comes to his defense, 'shocked' by passionate nuisance allegations

Matt Lauer breaks overpower on passionate attack allegations

Fired ‘Today’ uncover horde releases matter observant he’s ‘truly sorry.’

Matt Lauer’s initial mother pronounced she was repelled by a longtime “Today” host’s banishment amid passionate bungle claims, and she pronounced called him one week ago to let him know she had been approached by a contributor operative on an exposé about him.

Nancy Alspaugh told Entertainment Tonight Lauer, who she was married to from 1981-1989, is “incredibly nice, impossibly desirable and impossibly peaceful to assistance anybody.”

She pronounced a allegations opposite Lauer are “out of character” and she was floored by his firing. She combined during her discuss with a news opening that “some of a things that are being settled [about Lauer] might not be true.”

“I couldn’t suppose that anything that he would have finished — that would have been so out of impression for him — that would have caused that reaction.”

- Nancy Alspaugh, ex-wife of Matt Lauer

“I was repelled since he’s been such a brave during that network and in that job,” Alspaugh said. “He’s been a best chairman that’s ever hold that pursuit and we couldn’t suppose that anything that he would have finished — that would have been so out of impression for him — that would have caused that reaction.”

She said, “I never saw him as a energy monger or somebody who would abuse his position in any way.”

His ex-wife combined she spoke to Lauer about a week ago when she was approached by a contributor during her home who was operative on a story about him.

“I called him to let him know that a contributor had shown adult during my doorway and was observant that some things were going to be entrance out,” she explained, claiming, “And when we called him, he thanked me for a call, and we got a hit of a contributor and he pronounced of march nothing of it was true.”

During a talk with Entertainment Tonight, Alspaugh sang Lauer’s praises and called him “selfless.”

“That’s because it’s so shocking, we think, for a people that unequivocally know him and unequivocally adore him and they wish to get a good things out. we wish to get out a fact that he done a grant to my nonprofit, that he helped me when my father died,” she said. “The selfless, giving partial of him, that people tend to forget whenever this kind of a conditions comes up. He would give we a shirt off his behind if we unequivocally indispensable it. He did that for everybody. From a lowest chairman on set to, we know, a top powers.”

Alspaugh reflected on a offensive a claims opposite her ex. Those embody a lady who told The New York Times he sealed her in his bureau and intimately assaulted her until she upheld out and another womanlike who told Variety that he means her a sex toy. NBC eventually booted him on Wednesday morning, citing a censure from a womanlike worker who pronounced he was intimately inapt with her during a 2014 Olympics in Sochi.

“He’s only a really giving chairman and desirable and we consider a lot of this things is apparently going to come to light, either it’s loyal or not, and some of a things that are being settled might not be true,” she said. “We have to find that out, we know? As time goes on here, people should be wakeful there’s a family concerned here. There are 3 children and that’s — we consider it’s critical to be wakeful that this can destroy a family. Reporting on accusations before they know either they’re genuine or not.”

Lauer released an reparation on Thursday.

“There are no difference to demonstrate my grief and bewail for a pain we have caused others by difference and actions. To a people we have harm we am truly sorry,” he wrote in a matter that his former co-hosts review on Thursday. “As we am essay this we comprehend a abyss of a repairs and beating we have left behind during home and during NBC. Some of what is being pronounced about me is wrong or mischaracterized, though there is adequate law in these stories to make me feel broke and ashamed. we bewail that my contrition is now common by a people we delight dearly.”

Lauer’s stream wife, Annette Roque, has not oral out about a scandal. 

Since a initial report, more women have come brazen alleging passionate bungle opposite Lauer.  

Fox News’ Leora Arnowitz contributed to this report.

Benjamin Brown is a contributor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @bdbrown473.

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