"There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have caused others by words and actions", he continued.
Annette Roque, a former model from the Netherlands, left the couple's home in NY and flew to the Netherlands after several women accused Lauer of sexual assault and harassment. "And it's shocking to think that there could be this side", they added. "What he has done is bad", he told the Daily Mail from his home in the Netherlands.
"She is not going to stay with him and work it out". This contradicts Lauer's reports, that he and Roque were now taking it "day by day".
Matt Lauer and his wife Annette Roque at the U.S. Open. He also denied reports that Roque had returned to Holland following the scandal. "I have met Matt, he was a nice guy", Henri Roque said. I feel kind of betrayed.
He's married to ESPN sports anchor Lindsay Czarniak; they have two children together. It's my own daughter. His career as he knew it is over.' Johnson also said that the best thing Matt can do for now is to remain silent until the dust settles over this frightful scandal.
Ms Roque previously filed for divorce from Lauer in 2006 but dropped the case.
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Matt Lauer attends NBC's "Today" at Rockefeller Plaza on November 20, 2012 in New York City.
Rumors have been swirling about Lauer's marriage with former model Annette Roque.
The Today show is a-searching for someone to take up the space that longtime host Matt Lauer was rightly booted off of after being accused of sexual misconduct, and it looks as if MSNBC Live anchor Craig Melvin is in the running.
Lauer was sacked last week amid multiple accusations of inappropriate behavior. "This afforded him the assurance of privacy", Variety wrote.
Lauer said in his statement that some of the accusations against him were "untrue or mischaracterized", but that "there is enough truth in these stories to make me feel embarrassed and ashamed".