Ousted NBC News executive who hired right-wing pundits blasted as ‘stuck in another era’
NBCUNIVERSAL EXECUTIVES -- Pictured: Andy Lack, Chairman, NBC News and MSNBC, NBCUniversal -- (Photo by: Athena Torri/NBC)

On Monday, NBC News and MSNBC announced that Chairman Andy Lack would be "stepping down" from his role guiding the company's news divisions.


Lack's tenure was defined by the hiring of right-wing personalities like Hugh Hewitt, Megyn Kelly and Greta Van Susteren and was highly criticized for the scandals involving Matt Lauer and Harvey Weinstein.

The news of his departure from the network was greeted with a great deal of celebration online.

Here's some of what people were saying: