Bombshell sexual assault allegations made against Matt Lauer have NBC staffers demanding answers from the network’s top brass. To read more about brooke neville on today show see below.
The co-founder of CrossFit has found love after lockup.
Is Rihanna the biggest disrupter the entertainment industry has ever seen? Page Six Senior Reporter Carlos Greer joins us.
“We Hear” hosts Maggie and Ian on new Matt Lauer accusation details:
On what came to light in Ronan Farrow’s new book ‘Catch & Kill’
Ian: We had reported before this excerpt from the book was leaked that revealed Brooke Neville’s name and had her going on the record to say that this was a sexual assault that happened. Previously it was called sexual misconduct and now she’s saying that she was actually raped and then went on to have a relationship with Matt Lauer. We had reported that this was going to happen. Now it’s come out. It’s a huge bombshell and it’s really exploded at NBC.
On the fallout at NBC
Maggie: During their regular 9 a.m. editorial meeting which you know is attended by veteran journalists who have worked on today for a while. And a source told us that these journalists really pushed [President of NBC News Noah] Oppenheim on what the network knew about the situation before it went public. You know we’re told that a staffer really pressed him on whether Brooke Neville’s had used the word assault at the time that she filed her complaint about Lauer.
Love during lock-up
Enlarge ImageLauren Jenai and Franklin Tyrone Tucker
Lauren Jenai and Franklin Tyrone TuckerFacebook ; Monroe County Sheriff’s Office
CrossFit co-founder Lauren Jenai, who co-founded the fitness craze in 2000, is set to marry accused murderer Franklin Tyrone Tucker while he’s inside a Florida detention center — where he’s been held for roughly two years.
48-year-old Jenai was previously married to her CrossFit co-founder, Greg Glassman, who is now the company’s CEO.
Jenai first met Tucker in high school and they reconnected as adults on Facebook before he was arrested on first-degree murder charges in 2017 for a violent heist gone wrong. As she fought to prove Tucker’s innocence, their romance blossomed.
Is Rihanna the biggest disrupter in entertainment history?
It’s been a while since we’ve heard any music from Rihanna and that’s because the 31-year-old has been beyond busy. She’s releasing a visual autobiography in the form of a coffee table book with over 1,000 photos. Her Fenty fashion and beauty empires are thriving, her charity recently raised more than $5 million and education work around the world at its 5th annual Diamond Ball, and Forbes named her the wealthiest female musician in the world.
From the Page Six vault: Three years ago Page Six published the headline ‘Leo and baseball great Hank Aaron dine at Rao’s’
Leonardo DiCaprio and Hank AaronGetty Images
In 2016, Hank Aaron and Leonardo DiCaprio dined at iconic Harlem Italian eatery Rao’s Thursday with a group that included private eye and “Vinyl” star Bo Dietl and taxi tycoon Andrew Murstein. The staff brought balls and memorabilia for Aaron to sign as he happily took photos with other diners.
The famed restaurant recently auctioned off a $100 meatball for charity.
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