Brian Williams Suspended For 6 Months Without Pay From NBC Nightly News! Read NBC News President's Full Statement HERE!
Whoa, whoa, whoa.
NBC Nightly News' managing editor and anchor, Brian Williams recently admitted to, and then apologized for, falsely claiming that he had been in a helicopter that had come under RPG fire while in Iraq in 2003.
Many wondered what kind of punishment (if any) would be meted out to Brian, and this response from NBC is far from a slap on the wrist.
Brian will be suspended for six months without pay for his misrepresentation of events.
Here's what NBC News President Deborah Turness had to say on the matter in an email she sent out: