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TV host Billy Bush in Trump's lewd remarks video leaves NBC

Bush, a nephew of former president George HW Bush, was a host of celebrity show 'Access Hollywood'

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (Reuters)
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (Reuters)

Billy Bush, the television host with Donald when he was caught on tape boasting about groping women with impunity, is leaving NBC's "Today" show, News reported.

The ignited a furor over Trump's treatment of women, some of whom have come forward to accuse the Republican presidential candidate of unwanted sexual advances.

Bush, a nephew of former president George HW Bush, was a host of celebrity show "Access Hollywood" in 2005 when he and were taped in conversation as they arrived at the set of a soap opera.

Bush had joined NBC's morning flagship "Today" in August.

"Bush, a host on NBC's 'Today,' is leaving the show effective yesterday, according to an internal memo sent to staff by Senior Vice President Noah Oppenheim, who oversees the broadcast," News said.

"I am deeply grateful for the conversations I've had with my daughters, and for all of the support from family, friends and colleagues. I look forward to what lies ahead," Bush said in a statement.

On the video, is heard bragging that he uses his fame to grope and kiss women without their consent, as Bush laughs and jokes with the real estate billionaire who became a reality TV star with "The Apprentice."

Bush, who has said he is "embarrassed and ashamed" of his role in the incident, was making $3.5 million a year in his current position at NBC - hosting an hour of morning news heavy on entertainment content.

has apologised for his remarks, but insists it was just "locker room talk."

TV host Billy Bush in Trump's lewd remarks video leaves NBC

Bush, a nephew of former president George HW Bush, was a host of celebrity show 'Access Hollywood'

Bush, a nephew of former president George HW Bush, was a host of celebrity show 'Access Hollywood' Billy Bush, the television host with Donald when he was caught on tape boasting about groping women with impunity, is leaving NBC's "Today" show, News reported.

The ignited a furor over Trump's treatment of women, some of whom have come forward to accuse the Republican presidential candidate of unwanted sexual advances.

Bush, a nephew of former president George HW Bush, was a host of celebrity show "Access Hollywood" in 2005 when he and were taped in conversation as they arrived at the set of a soap opera.

Bush had joined NBC's morning flagship "Today" in August.

"Bush, a host on NBC's 'Today,' is leaving the show effective yesterday, according to an internal memo sent to staff by Senior Vice President Noah Oppenheim, who oversees the broadcast," News said.

"I am deeply grateful for the conversations I've had with my daughters, and for all of the support from family, friends and colleagues. I look forward to what lies ahead," Bush said in a statement.

On the video, is heard bragging that he uses his fame to grope and kiss women without their consent, as Bush laughs and jokes with the real estate billionaire who became a reality TV star with "The Apprentice."

Bush, who has said he is "embarrassed and ashamed" of his role in the incident, was making $3.5 million a year in his current position at NBC - hosting an hour of morning news heavy on entertainment content.

has apologised for his remarks, but insists it was just "locker room talk."
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TV host Billy Bush in Trump's lewd remarks video leaves NBC

Bush, a nephew of former president George HW Bush, was a host of celebrity show 'Access Hollywood'

Billy Bush, the television host with Donald when he was caught on tape boasting about groping women with impunity, is leaving NBC's "Today" show, News reported.

The ignited a furor over Trump's treatment of women, some of whom have come forward to accuse the Republican presidential candidate of unwanted sexual advances.

Bush, a nephew of former president George HW Bush, was a host of celebrity show "Access Hollywood" in 2005 when he and were taped in conversation as they arrived at the set of a soap opera.

Bush had joined NBC's morning flagship "Today" in August.

"Bush, a host on NBC's 'Today,' is leaving the show effective yesterday, according to an internal memo sent to staff by Senior Vice President Noah Oppenheim, who oversees the broadcast," News said.

"I am deeply grateful for the conversations I've had with my daughters, and for all of the support from family, friends and colleagues. I look forward to what lies ahead," Bush said in a statement.

On the video, is heard bragging that he uses his fame to grope and kiss women without their consent, as Bush laughs and jokes with the real estate billionaire who became a reality TV star with "The Apprentice."

Bush, who has said he is "embarrassed and ashamed" of his role in the incident, was making $3.5 million a year in his current position at NBC - hosting an hour of morning news heavy on entertainment content.

has apologised for his remarks, but insists it was just "locker room talk."

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