Former TV host Matt Lauer just got his second object lesson in the fact that actions can and do have consequences. Mr. Lauer has already been terminated from NBC for his sexual misbehavior. Now he is getting another kick in the pants.
Matt has an affinity for New Zeland so much that he purchased property there. However, in New Zeland, if you are not a citizen, your actions and behavior do matter. Because of this, he will not be welcome to remain in New Zeland. Here is the story behind that.
As Written by AFP and Reported By Breitbart:
Wellington (AFP) – New Zealand officials said Friday they were examining disgraced US news anchor Matt Lauer’s property dealings in the South Pacific nation following the sexual harassment allegations that prompted his sacking.
Lauer bought the lease on a large rural property near the exclusive ski resort town of Queenstown earlier this year for an estimated NZ$13.5 million ($9.2 million).
But New Zealand’s overseas investment regulations say foreign property owners must “continue to be of good character”, a rule Lauer’s alleged sexual misconduct may have breached.
Another key factor in the 56-year-old gaining approval for the property was that he was a “key person in a key industry”, which no longer applies after his sacking.
New Zealand’s Overseas Investment Office said it was looking into Lauer’s lease on a property called Hunter Valley Station.
“The Overseas Investment Office is aware that allegations have been made in relation to Matt Lauer and that he is no longer working for NBC News in the USA,” OIO deputy chief Lisa Barrett said in a statement.
“We are discussing this with his representative and are seeking further information.”
NBC said Wednesday it fired Lauer, a married father-of-three, after receiving a detailed ……..
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