CNN Boss Claims Termination of Cuomo was ‘Deserved’

By Billie Grace Ward from New York, USA - A mild Christmas Day, CC BY 2.0,

CNN Head Jeff Zucker spoke out about the firing of CNN anchor Chris Cuomo after it was revealed that he had used his media connections to attempt and dig up dirt on his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s, sexual harassment accusers.

As The New York Post reports:

CNN president Jeff Zucker told the network’s staffers on Tuesday morning that former host Chris Cuomo “deserved termination” and won’t be paid any severance, according to reports.

During a town hall-style meeting, Zucker also called Saturday’s firing of the “Cuomo Prime Time” star  “a lesson we have all learned from,” The Wrap reported.

Zucker said Cuomo’s secret efforts to help his brother, former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, battle sexual harassment allegations violated CNN’s standards and practices in a way that went “too far and deserved termination,” the website said.

Zucker also said Chris Cuomo won’t receive any money toward the remainder of his reported $6 million-a-year contract, The Wall Street Journal reported.

A new report recently announced that it appears Cuomo may be preparing to sue his former employer over the remaining balance of his 6 million dollar contract.

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1 year ago

Sounds like Don Lemon was warning the liar, Jesse Smollett that the Chicago police were investigating him regarding his FAKE attack. Lemonhead should also be fired.