In an announcement launched on Saturday, Nov. 4, CNN introduced it had fired Chris Cuomo, one of many community’s most outstanding hosts. Cuomo’s termination is “efficient instantly,” in keeping with the assertion.
Cuomo allegedly suggested his brother, disgraced former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, on cope with a number of allegations of sexual harassment. Andrew Cuomo resigned earlier this 12 months and is reportedly underneath federal investigation. It has been additional alleged that the previous governor’s youthful brother went so far as gathering info on among the accusers, utilizing his media contacts.
The CNN assertion, posted on Twitter simply after 5 pm, mentioned:
“Chris Cuomo was suspended earlier this week pending additional analysis of latest info that got here to gentle about his involvement together with his brother’s protection. We retained a revered legislation agency to conduct the evaluation and have terminated him, efficient instantly. Whereas within the technique of that evaluation, further info has come to gentle. Regardless of the termination, we’ll examine as applicable.”
The previous host of Cuomo Prime Time, who has not denied attempting to assist his brother, known as the community’s choice “disappointing.”
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