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Newswire: Billy Bush is done at NBC

Billy Bush is reportedly out at NBC, reports CNN’s Brian Stelter, with the affable, go-along-to-grope-along Today host joining the vast debris of collateral damage from that recently leaked audio of Donald Trump, his TV career littered there alongside Trump’s campaign, the Republican Party, our collective memory of a political system that doesn’t feel like a drunk couple’s 3 a.m. screaming match in the back-alley of a shots bar, etc. Like so much in this, our year of being helplessly crushed by the weight of inevitability, Bush’s firing is a matter of “when,” not “if.” His official exit from the morning show is expected to be announced “in the coming days,” according to two separate, anonymous sources, following the suspension he’s been on since Sunday. Already, he’s been symbolically expunged from Today’s promos.

Billy Bush already wiped off the digital billboards outside …

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