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Matt Lauer Embarrassed, Ashamed and ‘Repairing the Damage’

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Matt Lauer Embarrassed and Ashamed … ‘Repairing the Damage’

Matt Lauer has a new job — cleaning up the mess he’s created in his personal and professional lives.

The fired “Today” show co-host says he’s “embarrassed and ashamed” … but also claimed that some of the allegations against him are “untrue or mischaracterized.”

A statement from Matt Lauer: “There are no words to express my sorrow and regret the pain I have caused others by words and actions…”

Lauer’s ex-co-workers Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb read his statement at the top of the “Today” show Thursday morning — and in it he said his new full-time job was doing some “soul searching” in order to repair the damage.

He did not specify which of the myriad allegations of sexual misconduct were untrue, in his eyes.

Source: TMZ