NBC paid 1000’s of bucks to an assistant producer on MSNBC’s “Hardball with Chris Matthews” on the subject of 20 years previously after she offered a sexual harassment complaint towards the longtime host, The Daily Caller reported Saturday.
The web page, citing two property, reported that NBC paid the woman $40,000 to settle her declare towards Matthews in 1999. An NBC spokesperson an expert The Daily Caller the group paid a smaller, unspecified quantity as phase of a severance package deal.
The woman complained to executives that Matthews, now 71, had made irrelevant feedback to her and made irrelevant jokes about her to others.
An MSNBC spokesman an expert The Daily Caller that Matthews were slapped with a proper reprimand on the time the woman made her complaint. The web page reported that the group decided that the proceedings were “inappropriate and juvenile,” on the other hand weren’t meant as propositions.
Matthews has hosted “Hardball” on MSNBC since 1997. He additionally hosted the syndicated “Chris Matthews Show” between 2002 and 2013 and has authored 8 books, most easily in recent years a biography of Robert Kennedy.