Matt Lauer’s estranged wife kicked him out of the Hamptons mansion they shared

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Water is wet, the sky is blue and Matt Lauer’s marriage is over. I’m not sure why this is big news this week, but here we go. We’ve previously heard that Annette Roque kicked Lauer to the curb immediately following his firing in December. We also heard that she’s lawyering up with some of the best divorce attorneys in New York. And now this: Page Six claimed this week that Annette has kicked Lauer out of their Hamptons home. Sure?

Disgraced anchor Matt Lauer has been kicked out of his home by his furious wife after multiple women came forward with allegations of his “inappropriate sexual behavior.” Lauer’s wife of nearly two decades, Dutch former model Annette Roque, has forced him out of the Hamptons estate they shared with their three kids, one of whom is away at college, according to a well-placed source.

The former “Today” anchor is staying at another house nearby out east so he can continue to spend time with his kids. He owns a $36 million compound in North Haven, a house in Sag Harbor and a 40-acre horse farm in Water Mill. And while Lauer’s reclusive wife has not yet filed for divorce, we’re told it is likely to happen soon. Reps for Lauer would not comment on whether the couple has formally separated following his sex scandal.

They have been living separate lives for a decade, with Roque remaining at the couple’s properties on Long Island while Lauer lived in their Park Avenue apartment during the week. But a source close to Lauer, who turned 60 at the end of December, said that since he was fired, he has been fighting to save his marriage, although Roque “is being very cold.”

[From Page Six]

This is driving me crazy: “But a source close to Lauer… said that since he was fired, he has been fighting to save his marriage, although Roque ‘is being very cold.’” Like, Lauer wants his estranged wife painted as a frigid bitch who won’t try to save their marriage while Lauer casts himself as just a simple guy who has made some mistakes and is “fighting for his marriage.” This is patriarchy at work, peeps. Lauer has been a complete a–hole to women for years. He’s been an a–hole to his wife and his female colleagues. He’s sexually harassed them, he’s abused them, he’s assaulted them and he’s negged them in the press. He got Ann Curry fired simply because he hated her. My point? Annette can and should be as cold as possible. I want her to be a friggin’ ice cube. I want her to take all of his money and throw it into a freezer.

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  1. me says:

    Do men really see it as being worth it? Losing your family and career over the fact you can’t stop your f*cking sexual desires? What the hell is wrong with some (manyyyy) men ??!!

    • Ginger says:


      • me says:

        Yes ! Is there anyone on this earth that feels more entitled than a rich white man? I don’t think so.

      • Who ARE These People? says:

        Precisely. They don’t think they’ll lose their families and careers over this, and in many instances they’ve been right.

      • still_sarah says:

        @ Ginger : Exactly. I had to laugh when I read the headline. Kicked out of your Hamptons mansion!? What will he do? Where will he go? We should all have such problems.

  2. angie0717 says:

    In the nuts. Kick him in the nuts.

  3. Christine says:

    Yes, thank you! She’s cold? You know what that is called? A NATURAL CONSEQUENCE of him being abusive, sexist, lying, cheating, awful husband! Why is that so surprising? Men like him make me so angry. It’s part of life: when you are an awful human being, other humans do not like you.

    • Who ARE These People? says:

      Right. “Cold” used to describe women are who justifiably angry. Shows how much we’re supposed to be all-warm and all-available to men, no matter what they do.

      • still_sarah says:

        As the heroine said in the movie “The Diary of An Angry Black Woman” : “I am not bitter – I am angry!”.

    • AngieB says:


  4. minx says:

    They sort of resemble each other.

  5. m says:

    I wish i could be in the court room when her lawyer financially castrates this loser once and for all:)

  6. Lorelai says:

    She’s been putting up with his shit for far too long. The only people I feel sorry for here (aside from his victims, of course) are his children.

    Also, I didn’t know that he turned 60 just after the scandal broke and he was fired. That must have been a rough holiday season for poor Matty.

    • babu says:

      I call it a ‘perfect storm’. Great timing, actually.

    • MJC says:

      Agree; she’s known about this for awhile, negotiated a post nup years ago, and opted to stay. It’s interesting he’s opted to stay in the Hampton’s though vs his city digs. Guess off-season it’s easier to hide out.

      As far as Ann Curry, I don’t entire lay it on him not do I think he hated her. She negotiated in her contract that she’d get the anchor seat when Meredith Viera left and she was simply awful at that particular job. They gave her time to improve and she didn’t. Wasn’t handled well but taking her out of that role was the right call.

  7. Tess says:

    They’ve been living separate lives for a decade um, ok that marriage was cooled over long ago from the sound of that. He’s been off living his Manhattan predator life and she’s wanted nothing to do with him for some time.

  8. Pandy says:

    Ah, you know she’s ALWAYS been cold to poor old Matt, thus forcing him to seek companionship outside his marriage blah blah blah. Eff off Lauer.

    • me says:

      It’s always the woman’s fault ! Poor men, driven to do disgusting things because the women in their lives are cold b*tches.

      • Jeannie says:

        Yes, i can’t imagine that his behavior would have anything to do w her not wanting anything to do w him.

        Also…women are living, breathing human beings n don’t exist just for your whims, matt. If she’s being distant, hey, maybe ask her if she’s ok?

  9. lucy2 says:

    I usually root for a fair, amicable divorce, especially when people have children, but damn, I hope she takes him for EVERYTHING.
    Based on the description of his various assaults, he should be thanking his lucky stars he isn’t in jail (is there any investigation happening?), should give her whatever she wants, and then go crawl under a rock for the rest of his miserable life.

  10. Falum says:

    I always thought Lauer was a creep. Really arrogant and egotistical. Never got why americans raved about him

  11. jferber says:

    I don’t actually believe she kicked him out or she’ll divorce him until it actually happens. I can’t see why she wouldn’t, but he’s been doing mind tricks on her for years and I’m sure beaten her down in manifold ways. But she should just do it. She is not his prisoner. Stand up for yourself, girl!

  12. adastraperaspera says:

    It really makes me sick that a white dude college dropout like Lauer ends up having a career that leads to a gazillion dollars worth of tony properties. (I know he finally graduated at age 39, but please, that was just for show…) He rose to the level of his incompetence in about five minutes, while great women like Connie Chung, Ann Curry and others were tossed out. I hope he has to fork over every penny to his victims.

  13. Shannon says:

    Awww, is Annette being cold to poor wittle Laurer? And just over a silly little thing like being a continuous sexual predator, humiliating her and her children – how dare she be mad! #sarcasm take his money, take the kids, give him the total peace out, scorched earth treatment girl. Times up. We got your back.

  14. Sara says:

    He deserves everything coming to him. I honestly had no idea that so much of this was happening in this day and age. I am shocked about all of these men and so glad they are finally being outed.