NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 22: Co-host Matt Lauer appears on NBC's "Today" at the NBC's TODAY Show on August 22, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

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Matt Lauer Breaks His Silence on Rape Allegation, Calling Extramarital Encounter 'Consensual'

Matt Lauer is denying the allegation that he raped his former NBC News colleague Brooke Nevils. The ousted co-anchor penned a lengthy letter Wednesday morning obtained by after the magazine published details from Ronan Farrow's Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators.