While Lauer was fired last week over an allegation of sexual misconduct and the belief there were more credible allegations coming, NBC famously sacked Today co-host Bush for giggling in the 2005 Access Hollywood tape when Trump bragged about moving on Bush colleague Nancy O’Dell “like a bitch,” and giggled some more when Trump boasted about being so famous he could grab women “by the p*ssy.”
“Look, it was a difficult time, it was very hot emotionally in the country. A lot of people were not comfortable with the man who was close to winning the election, and a lot of things happened quickly,” Bush vamped. A month later, he insisted his boss acknowledged “we may have moved a little quickly.” He did not elaborate and Colbert didn’t ask.
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