Simply three days after information broke that he had been fired from NBC attributable to claims of alleged sexual misconduct, a brand new report means that former “At the moment” present anchor Matt Lauer’s spouse, Annette Roque, has left him.
Based on Web page Six, Roque has fled their residence and is rumored to have headed again to her native Netherlands following information of his scandal. She was final seen at their residence in New York’s Hamptons on Wednesday.
A supply instructed the information web site that she had additionally taken their two youthful kids—daughter Romy, 14, and son Thijs, 11—out of college and that she took them along with her out of the US.
“Annette has taken their two youthful children out of college and is believed to have left the US and gone to her household in her native nation,” the supply stated.
It isn’t identified if the 2 kids, or their eldest son, Jack, 16, are with Roque.
It’s unclear if Roque is contemplating submitting for divorce in mild of the allegations in opposition to her husband of 20 years. She beforehand filed for divorce in 2006, claiming she suffered from “merciless and inhumane” remedy from him, and claimed he was controlling and demonstrated “excessive anger and hostility.” The divorce submitting was later withdrawn.
A second Web page Six supply now claims that the divorce submitting was withdrawn as a result of Lauer supplied his spouse a post-nuptial settlement on the time, providing her as much as an alleged $5 million deal if she stayed within the marriage.
“Mat wanted to remain within the marriage to maintain his fame as America’s nicest dad. He’s in reality an incredible, and really doting dad to his children, however he’s additionally a horrible husband,” the supply stated.
Previous to his marriage to Roque, Lauer was married to Nancy Alspaugh. She spoke out in protection of Lauer after the allegations, telling Leisure Tonight that she was standing by him and giving her 100 % of her assist, in addition to that the accusations appeared out of character for him.
“I by no means noticed him as an influence monger or any individual who would abuse his place in any method,” she stated.
A brand new report signifies Matt Lauer’s spouse Annette Roque has left him following sexual misconduct allegations. Photograph: Getty Pictures