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That kind of honesty appeals to voters, and particularly conservatives, he argued, calling Ravenel a "Southern Bulworth.""The guy is ideologically in line very much with the growing fiscal-conservative, social-libertarian movement. His personal life is a little bit out there, but he always says he's got two out of three and two out of three ain't bad," Folks said.
Speaker Martha Stewart joked, “I hear NBC executives call Matt the ‘Cock of the Rock',” according to The Voice.Another of the roast’s speakers was current CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker ─ then the chairman of NBC Universal ─ who last week adamantly denied that he had any idea about Lauer’s in-office sexcapades.“It’s just good to see Matt up here and not under my desk,” Zucker said from the podium.The notorious event ─ now legendary in New York media circles ─ pushed the outer limits of sexist, racist, homophobic and obscene jokes — and left little doubt that Lauer’s colleagues knew NBC’s biggest star had a troubled marriage and a wandering eye. It was shouted from the mountaintops and everybody laughed about it.” The 2008 Friars Club roast took place at the New York Hilton and was attended by everyone from future President Donald Trump to TV legend Norman Lear to a constellation of New York’s media elite including Brian Williams, Diane Sawyer, Nancy O’Dell and Howard Stern.Last week, NBC’s own Joe Scarborough, who attended the roast but said he left early, feeling uncomfortable, brought it up on “Morning Joe.” Lauer’s peccadillos, he said, were not just known about. “The whole theme was that he does the show and then he has sex with people, with employees,” Scarborough said. Also on hand were numerous top executives from across the business and almost everyone who was anyone at NBC News.