[VIDEO] Not every accuser of Matt Lauer wants any time in the limelight. There is one who is absolutely terrified that she will be outed by NBC. She was represented by her attorney Ari Wilkenfeld in an interview on NBC with reporter Stephanie Gosk for Friday’s Today show. It appears that there is some sort of confidentiality agreement in place and that is very important to the victim. Watch the video.
As Written By Kyle Drennan for Newsbusters:
In an exclusive interview with NBC reporter Stephanie Gosk for Friday’s Today show, the attorney for the sexual harassment accuser of Matt Lauer revealed that the anonymous network staffer was “terrified” that NBC would allow information about her identity to leak out, even as there was “a hunt underway to figure out who she is.”
“Does she live with this fear that she’s gonna be found out?,” Gosk asked attorney Ari Wilkenfeld about his client. Wilkenfeld warned: “My client is terrified. And she does live in constant fear that people are gonna, you know, track her down and figure out who she is. And she feels badly for the many other women who are suspected of being her, who are also being hounded and harassed.”
Gosk explained: “Little has been made public about his client’s relationship with Lauer, but according to NBC executives, the misconduct began during the 2014 Sochi Olympics.” She then noted: “Wilkenfeld says NBC hasn’t done enough to protect her identity.”
Turning back to the lawyer, she pressed: “Can you be more specific on where they’ve fallen short?” Wilkenfeld avoided any specifics, but scolded NBC for its handling of the situation:
I can say that NBC has a duty to maintain confidentiality. That means to maintain secrecy over her name and to hold to themselves the details of her story. And they have not done a good job of doing that. They know exactly what they’ve done and they need to stop………
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