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The woman accusing Matt Lauer of rape said she was terrified of his control over her career. An abuse expert says it happens all the time

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Brooke Nevils, who has accused Matt Lauer of rape , said she was terrified of the control he had over her career.
Lauer denied the rape allegation on Wednesday and said all sexual encounters between him and Nevils were consensual. Insider has not independently verified Lauer's claims, and Nevils slammed his comments as a "case study in victim blaming."
Kristen Houser, chief public affairs officer for the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, told Insider that Nevils' allegations are "a pretty standard example of what we see in abusive relationships."
Houser told Insider that abusers...
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Matt Lauer's ex-wife Annette Roque breaks silence on Brooke Nevils' rape claim

Matt Lauer's ex-wife Annette Roque breaks silence on Brooke Nevils' rape claim

12 days ago   |   By New York Post

Annette Roque released a statement on Wednesday through her lawyers in response to the explosive allegations against Lauer detailed in Ronan Farrow's new book.
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NBC News chairman denies covering up Matt Lauer's conduct after rape accusation against former ‘Today' anchor emerges

NBC News chairman denies covering up Matt Lauer's conduct after rape accusation against former ‘Today' anchor emerges

12 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

NBC News chairman Andy Lack denied covering up the “conduct” by Matt Lauer that led to the former “Today” show host's ousting. Lauer is accused of raping ex-NBC employee Brooke Nevils in 2014 while they were in Sochi, Russia, covering the winter Olympics. The accusation is made by Nevils in an...
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Brooke Nevils slams Matt Lauer's open letter denying her rape allegations as 'a case study in victim blaming'

Brooke Nevils slams Matt Lauer's open letter denying her rape allegations as 'a case study in victim blaming'

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Brooke Nevils accused Matt Lauer of rape in Ronan Farrow's forthcoming book "Catch and Kill," according to a report published in Variety on Tuesday .
Lauer released a lengthy, bombastic statement denying the rape , saying that the sexual encounter between him and Nevils was consensual.
Nevils called Lauer's statement "a case study in victim blaming" in a statement to NBC Nightly News.
She said she is no longer afraid of Lauer "regardless of his threats, bullying, and the shaming and predatory tactics I knew he would tried to use against me."
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