Brooke Nevils, a former NBC News employee, is alleging that former Today co-anchor Matt Lauer raped her in his hotel room at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. In Variety‘s copy of Ronan Farrow‘s new book, Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators, Nevils describes the incident in detail and reveals that she reported the encounter to NBC afterward. PEOPLE is out to Nevils and Lauer for comment. Lauer denied raping Nevils in a lengthy letter to Variety, saying he had an “extramarital, but consensual, sexual encounter” with her. RELATED: Everything We Know About the Allegations Against Matt Lauer According to an interview she conducted with Arts and Sciences Magazine while she still worked at NBC, Nevils, a Missouri native, graduated from John’s Hopkins University in 2007 with a double major in political science and the Writing Seminars.
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