Matt Lauer’s Wife Plans To Win Bigly In Divorce Suit by the Forward

Matt Lauer’s Wife Plans To Win Bigly In Divorce Suit

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Annette Roque, the wife of disgraced NBC anchor Matt Lauer, is lawyering up for the couple’s impending divorce battle — and plans to win bigly, Page Six reported.

Roque, a former model, was seen visiting the New York offices of Latham & Watkins, the world’s highest grossing law firm.

Lauer was accused in November of sexual harassment and bullying by several NBC employees and fired from his job as co-host of NBC’s Today program.

Roque once tried to divorce Lauer in 2006, citing “cruel and inhumane acts” and his demonstrating “extreme anger and hostility towards [Roque].” That suit reportedly ended in a post-nuptial agreement guaranteeing Roque millions of dollars.

But a source told Page Six that because of the public humiliation she has endured after Lauer’s accusations and firing she will likely seek a much larger settlement than what is contained in the post-nup.

Lauer was making $25 million a year after renewing his contract in 2016.

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Matt Lauer’s Wife Lawyers Up To Win Bigly In Divorce


Ari Feldman

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