PITTSFIELD, Mass. (NEWS10) – On the heels of the allegations against NBC’s Matt Lauer a popular voice of public radio has also been fired.
“We’re saddened by the circumstances, but feel strongly that the decisions we’ve made and the steps we’re taking are the right things to do for our programs, for your audiences and your stations.”
Keillor saying in a statement the incident in question involved him putting his hand on a woman’s back to comfort her and says the situation is more complicated than what’s being reported.
Meanwhile, in Pittsfield, Artistic Director Kate Maguire says “at Berkshire Theatre Group we believe that the victimization of anyone is deplorable.”
Keillor was set to perform Wednesday night with Robin and Linda Williams at 7:30 p.m.
If you had tickets you can contact the box office for information on a refund.