Bush and his wife have three teenage daughters together.
by David Compa
Share Culture Billy Bush Access Hollywood Tape Over a year after being fired from NBC’s Today show for the infamous Access Hollywood recording of him and President Donald Trump from 2005, Billy Bush is on a highly public road to redemption. Bush, 46, is again attracting global attention after attacking Trump in a New York Times opinion piece published Sunday. The television presenter accused the president of “indulging in some revisionist history” by denying he made the lewd comment, “Grab ‘em by the pussy,” in an off-camera moment during an interview with Bush. “Of course he said it,” Bush wrote. The former Today co-host’s career was derailed in October 2016 when audio of the conversation surfaced in October 2016, weeks before the U.S. presidential election. Bush was fired from Today, but Trump, who made numerous degrading comments about women, was elected president. Keep up with this story and more by subscribing now As well as the New York Times piece, Bush will appear on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Monday night in a bid to reshape his public image. Bush wrote that he has experienced a mix of emotions in the last year, including “anger, anxiety, betrayal [and] humiliation” but ultimately feels he is “a better man and father to my three teenage daughters.” Billy Bush in conversation with Jeff Rossen for SiriusXM's TODAY Show Radio at SiriusXM Studios in New York City, August 22, 2016. Craig Barritt/Getty Bush has three daughters—Josephine, Mary and Lillie—with his wife Sydney Davis, whom he separated from in September. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter in May, just months before the separation, Bush spoke about how he had to have uncomfortable conversations with his daughters and his wife about the content of the recording. “My [then] 15-year-old, Mary, called me from boarding school, and she was in tears: ‘Dad, Dad, Dad,’ and I said, ‘Everything is going to be fine, Mary. Everything's going to be OK.’ It's just instinctively what you say to your daughter. And she said, ‘No, why were you laughing at the things that he was saying on that bus, Dad? They weren't funny,’” Bush said. “It hit really hard, and I stopped for a second, and I