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Katie Couric Reveals the Text Messages She Sent to Matt Lauer After He Was Fired from 'Today Show'

Katie Couric Reveals the Text Messages She Sent to Matt Lauer After He Was Fired from 'Today Show'

Katie Couric has a new tell-all book being released in a few weeks and excerpts are starting to leak online, including the portion of the book where she talks about Matt Lauer‘s firing from The Today Show.

Lauer was fired by NBC in November 2017 after he was accused of sexual misconduct by numerous women.

Katie‘s new book “Going There” will be released on October 26 and it features the text messages that she sent to Matt after he was fired.

Click inside to read what they said to each other…

In the book, Katie wrote that her “heart sank” when she heard the news of Matt‘s firing and “couldn’t imagine” what it was like to be in his shoes, according to Daily Mail.

On the day he was fired, Katie texted Matt and said, “I am crushed. I love you and care about you deeply. I am here. Please let me know if you want to talk. There will be better days ahead.”

Matt replied to the text with a kissing face emoji.

Katie wrote in the book that she feared Matt was “sleepless, haggard, depressed, maybe worse.” She wrote that it felt “heartless to abandon him, someone who’d been by my side, literally, for so many years.” Eventually, she realized that he could be an “excellent professional partner, a good friend, and a predator.”

Read what Katie said about the sexual misconduct allegations in her first public statement back in 2017.

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