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Entertainment Jennifer Aniston Says 'The Morning Show' Isn't Based on Matt Lauer

01:30  10 october  2019
01:30  10 october  2019 Source:   thewrap.com

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In her new drama The Morning Show , Jennifer Aniston plays a TV anchor who experiences a shake-up after her Still, Aniston insisted Carell's character "is not based on him at all." It's basically showing all sides. It's showing how things are said behind closed doors during Me Too, that no one

The original pilot for “ The Morning Show ,” which focused on the cutthroat world of morning TV And while Carell’s Kessler, the disgraced anchor on “ The Morning Show ,” bears some eerie resemblances to Lauer , Aniston insists that the show is a work of fiction. Mitch Kessler is not based on him at all. It’s showing how things are said behind closed doors during Me Too, that no one else has the

Jennifer Aniston says her upcoming Apple TV+ series "The Morning Show" — about a morning talk show host who is fired after a series of accusations surface — is not based on Matt Lauer's experience with sexual misconduct accusations that led to him being ousted at NBC.

Steve Carell standing in front of a screen: The Morning Show© TheWrap The Morning Show

Steve Carell plays Mitch Kessler opposite Aniston as his "Morning Show" co-host Alex Levy, with Reese Witherspoon playing Bradley Jackson, the young reporter brought in to replace Kessler after he's fired.

In an Oct. 7 interview with Howard Stern for his Sirius XM radio show, Aniston addressed the similarities between the series' plot and NBC's 2017 dismissal of Lauer, longtime co-host of the "Today" show, after he was accused of sexual misconduct.

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Jennifer Aniston studied Matt Lauer 's last 'Today' appearance for ' Morning Show ' inspiration. To prepare for her new fictional show " The Morning Show ," Jennifer Aniston "It was fascinating to see," she said , before adding that Steve Carrel's character Mitch Kessler is "not based on him at all.

In her new drama The Morning Show , Jennifer Aniston plays a TV anchor who experiences a shake-up According to Variety, the show originally focused on the competitive world of morning TV but was re-written after Matt Lauer Still, Aniston insisted Carell's character "is not based on him at all." Aniston worked with Weinstein on the 2005 movie Derailed. When asked if she ever spent time with

"It's hard for me to believe when I watch the first two episodes that this is not based on Matt Later from the 'Today' show,'" Stern told Aniston in the video clip."It's fascinating because it's about a guy who's one of the biggest morning star guys, and he f—s up, and he gets thrown out. Very #MeToo. It's Matt Lauer."

"It's a lot of people. He is the archetype for those, unfortunately many, men — it was more than just Matt," Aniston responsed, mentioning Charlie Rose, another longtime newsman fired over accusations of sexual misconduct.

When Stern pointed out that Carell bears a physical resemblance to Lauer, Aniston said, "There is an uncanny resemblance," and added, "but it's not."

On Wednesday, Lauer responded to a new accusation, this one from NBC News employee Brooke Nevils, whose report of then-unspecified sexual misconduct led to Lauer's firing two years ago. Nevils' latest accusation, detailed in Ronan Farrow's new book "Catch and Kill," says that Lauer raped her in his hotel room during the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

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In her new drama The Morning Show , Jennifer Aniston plays a TV anchor who experiences a shake-up after her Still, Aniston insisted Carell's character "is not based on him at all." It's basically showing all sides. It's showing how things are said behind closed doors during Me Too, that no one

Home › Jennifer Aniston › Jennifer Aniston Talks ‘ Morning Show ’, Matt Lauer , ‘Piggish’ Harvey Weinstein But she was quick to note Carell’s character Mitch Kessler was not based on Lauer “at all Head to Variety to read Jen ’s full interview and look out for The Morning Show , premiering on

In a letter to Variety via his lawyer, Lauer denied that he raped Nevils and said the encounter was "consensual," and called the accusation "categorically false."

A representative for NBC News did not immediately return a request from TheWrap for comment on the letter, nor did a lawyer for Lauer.

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