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Brian Williams to Take Some Time Off

February 7, 2015

Image via Legal Insurrection.

In the wake of #Coptergate, Brian Williams has announced that he’s taking some time off.

Here’s his statement in full…

A Personal Note from Brian Williams

In the midst of a career spent covering and consuming news, it has become painfully apparent to me that I am presently too much a part of the news, due to my actions.

As Managing Editor of NBC Nightly News, I have decided to take myself off of my daily broadcast for the next several days, and Lester Holt has kindly agreed to sit in for me to allow us to adequately deal with this issue. Upon my return, I will continue my career-long effort to be worthy of the trust of those who place their trust in us.

Some people are saying he won’t be back…

One Comment leave one →
  1. February 7, 2015 10:20 pm

    Not to worry – he can have a bright future with MSNBC.

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