NBC Says It Won't Conduct Further Matt Lauer Investigations

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As former Today anchor Matt Lauer continues to deny rape and sexual harassment allegations, his former network does not plan on investigating him further.

 A NBC spokesperson, Hilary Smith, told Hollywood Reporter:

"There is no additional investigation being launched. We are very confident in the report that was conducted."

Smith added:

"We fired Matt Lauer within 24 hours of learning what he did, and promptly launched a corporate investigation. Based on our investigative findings, we have swiftly taken appropriate actions to address the situation and improve workplace culture. It is also worth noting that this was a corporate investigation that was conducted by an almost entirely female team, none of whom are part of the News division."

The statement came after former Lauer colleagues called for an external investigation to be conducted. Appearing on Tucker Carlson Tonight, Megyn Kelly said:

"There needs to be an outside investigation into this company. They investigated themselves. That doesn't work. This is how it's done. You get somebody who's on the outside who can be trusted. If that's true and there's nothing to hide, get an outside investigator. ... More needs to happen to get to the bottom of this."

NBC's general counsel, Kim Harris, led the in-house inquiry.