NY Attorney General Investigated NBC News; Megyn Kelly Interviewed

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The New York attorney general's office late last year launched an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment, retaliation and gender discrimination at NBC News, Variety has learned. NBC News chief Andrew Lack and former "Hardball" host Chris Matthews were among multiple high-ranking executives and newsroom talents whose behavior was the subject of questioning, according to […]
The New York attorney general's office late last year launched an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment, retaliation and gender discrimination at NBC News, Variety has learned. NBC News chief Andrew Lack and former "Hardball" host Chris Matthews were among multiple high-ranking executives and newsroom talents whose behavior was the subject of questioning, according to multiple sources.

Among those who cooperated with the investigation by providing testimony was Megyn Kelly, an individual close to the former "Today" host told Variety. Kelly declined to comment.

News of the investigation followed the surprise announcement Monday that Lack would depart the company months ahead of a planned retirement.

Variety has spoken directly to three women who were interviewed by the New York attorney general's office, and has knowledge of three additional people who were brought in for questioning. Well-placed sources who were present for questioning at the attorney general's office…
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