Disgraced former NBC anchor Matt Lauer is in the doghouse — or in his case, a separate home near the Sag Harbor estate he once shared with his wife Annette Roque.
But no longer. Page Six reports that the Dutch model, who has been married to Lauer for almost 20 years, kicked him out of their home amid a flurry of sexual misconduct allegations that cost him his job at the Today show.
As CrimeOnline previously reported, numerous women, current and former NBC employees, have come forward with allegations of sexual harassment and sexually inappropriate behavior. NBC promptly fired Lauer in November after a female staffer claimed that he sexually harassed her while they were both covering the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Since then, multiple women have come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct and infidelity.
Rogue was seen last month visiting a high-ticket law firm in Manhattan, but has not yet filed for divorce. Sources told Page Six that Lauer is struggling to save his marriage, but that Roque is expected to end it.
The couple had reportedly been living somewhat separate lives for the last decade of their marriage, with Lauer staying in their Manhattan apartment during the week while Roque stayed out of a the spotlight, rarely leaving Sag Harbor. The couple has three children, the eldest who is reportedly away at college and another at boarding school.
Roque’s father told the Daily Mail late last year that he expects his daughter to file for divorce. Roque previously filed for divorce in 2006, while she was pregnant with their third child, citing “cruel and inhumane” treatment. She withdrew the divorce filing before their son was born.
[Feature image: Associated Press/Annette Roque and Matt Lauer]