REPORT: Matt Lauer Is ‘Furious’ He Has To Pay His Soon-To-Be Ex Wife $25 Million
Matt Lauer is reportedly “furious” that he’ll have to pay and hand over a considerable bulk of his valuables to his estranged wife, Annette Roque.
A source close to the situation told Us Weekly, “He’s going to be forking out around $50 million in a settlement. She will receive the horse farm, their current residence and a one-time payment of $25 million. There will be no child or spousal support and they will split the costs for the kids.”
Matt Lauer and his wife have three children together aged 11, 14, and 16. (RELATED: NBC Anchor Reveals She Still Keeps In Touch With Matt Lauer)
“Matt is furious he is essentially handing over half of his net worth to Annette,” the insider added. “He could fight for a better deal in court but that would only result in dragging this out longer and negative headlines. He is ready to move on with his life and truly believes that a television comeback is possible.”
Lauer was fired from NBC after allegations of sexual assault were made public in November 2017. (RELATED: NBC Just Investigated Itself On Matt Lauer. Unsurprisingly, They Don’t Think They Did Anything Wrong)
It’s fascinating that Matt Lauer seems to believe “a television comeback is possible,” after he was accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women — at least one of whom worked with him. We’ll just have to wait and see if America really has the appetite for more Matt Lauer.
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