This Story About Matt Lauer In "In Touch" Was Incredibly Ill-Timed

Some could say this is a little...out of touch.

Matt Lauer's surprise firing from Today over sexual misconduct allegations have dominated headlines all week, but you wouldn't know it by picking up the Dec. 4 issue of InTouch Weekly on news stands now.

As first noticed by Eve Peyser of Vice, the magazine ran an ill-timed story about Lauer considering leaving his hit show the week he was fired.

The article cites a "source" that says Lauer has "always been a team player" and "tried to make things work," but now he is "done trying" and plans to leave the show.

After Peyser shared the story on Twitter, many people had some fun trolling the magazine.

Opposite indeed. The un-scoop? In Touch, Out of Touch... One way or another it all seems to be about the, um, touch… https://t.co/hyG1or9bdD

Especially elements of the article itself, like claims Lauer just wants to go horseback riding with his daughter.

@evepeyser WTF is that?!! He berated an employee for not fng him and they tell us he wants to go horse back riding?… https://t.co/ARYGZUD270

Lots made the same joke.

@evepeyser More like "Out Of Touch", amiright?

Anyway, here's a photo of a cat that looks like Zorro, bye!

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