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Sun. Oct 18th, 2020

S8E3: It’s Too Late | Carole King and Gerry Goffin & Matt Lauer

This week is all about balance here at Trashy Divorces HQ. Alicia starts us off with one of the real creative heroes of our age, songwriter and legend Carole King, whose marriage and professional partnership to lyricist Gerry Goffin produced some of the most iconic songs of the 1960s. Their divorce was only the beginning of her long and successful career in music.

Then, Stacie takes us to a much darker place with the story of disgraced TV anchor Matt Lauer, whose workplace misbehavior destroyed his career and his marriage. Content warning: This includes some pretty disturbing allegations of sexual violence, and we’re not mad if you’re not up for it.

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Alicia’s Receipts

A Natural Woman: A Memoir, by Carole King (Amazon affiliate link)

Girls Like Us: Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon & the Journey of a Generation, by Sheila Weller (Amazon affiliate link)

Carole King husbands (pophistorydig.com)

A Conversation with Carole King (YouTube link)

Carole King plays herself in the Broadway musical “Beautiful” (YouTube link)

Stacie’s Receipts

Matt Lauer Wedding (people.com)

‘Today’ Shocker: Matt Lauer’s Wife Accuses Him Of ‘Cruel & Inhumane’ Treatment In Divorce Papers Kept Secret — Until Now! (radaronline.com)

Who Is Annette Roque? 5 Things to Know About Matt Lauer’s Wife, a Model and Mom of 3 (people.com)

Who Is Annette Roque, Matt Lauer’s Wife? – Family, Affair & Divorce Rumors (townandcountrymag.com)

What you don’t know about Matt Lauer’s wife (nickiswift.com)

Matt Lauer and Wife Angrily Deny Breakup Report (people.com)

Matt Lauer’s wife leaves their home amid sex harassment scandal (pagesix.com)

Two More Complaints Against Matt Lauer Filed Wednesday: Report (deadline.com)

NBC News faces skepticism in remedying in-house sexual harassment (washingtonpost.com)

Matt Lauer Accused of Sexual Harassment by Multiple Women (EXCLUSIVE) (variety.com)

NBC Fires Matt Lauer, the Face of ‘Today’ (Published 2017) (nytimes.com)

Matt Lauer: Addie Zinone Issues Statement on Latest Comments (variety.com)

Passionate for Both Horses and the Hamptons, Annette and Matt Lauer Bring Bright Side Farm to Life (cottagesgardens.com)

Matt Lauer Will Not Lose His $9.2-Million New Zealand Farm (townandcountry.com)

Matt Lauer and Annette Roque settle multimillion-dollar divorce (pagesix.com)

Matt Lauer relists palatial Hamptons estate Strongheart Manor for $43.99M (nypost.com)

Report of NBC’s internal investigation following the revelations of Matt Lauer’s sexual harassment and abuse of colleagues.

 

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