NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — NBC News anchor Brian Williams has canceled his scheduled appearance on the “Late Show with David Letterman.”
NBC announced the decision a day after Williams said he would temporarily step away from NBC “Nightly News.”READ MORE: New Video Shows Suspected Gunman, Car Used To Flee Scene Of Deadly Bronx Double Shooting
The network is looking into Williams’ admission that he falsely reported the helicopter he was riding in was hit by rocket fire in 2003 while covering the Iraq war.
Williams had spread the story of his helicopter being under attack during a previous “Late Show” interview with Letterman.READ MORE: Gov. Hochul: No Known Cases Of New COVID Variant 'Omicron' In New York
Williams apologized for the statements earlier this week, and NBC News launched an internal investigation Friday.
NBC News has yet to comment on whether Williams will return to “Nightly News.”MORE NEWS: New York Weather: CBS2's 11/27 Saturday Morning Update
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