Matt Lauer has been fired from NBC News after an employee filed a complaint about "inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace," The announcement was made at the beginning of the "Today" show this morning.

CNN reports

Guthrie also said she was heartbroken for the woman who accused Lauer of misconduct, noting "it's long overdue" that women feel comfortable coming forward against abusive men.

Hoda Kotb, on the set with Guthrie, said she has known Lauer for years and "loved him as a friend and a colleague."