CNN Fires Chris Cuomo Following Sexual Misconduct Report

Chris Cuomo has been fired by CNN. Justin Sullivan/Getty Pictures)

CNN has fired anchor Chris Cuomo adhering to a new report of sexual misconduct, in accordance to a statement by the network. Cuomo’s firing follows his indefinite suspension pursuing the launch of files that showed he was included in a considerable way with attempts to guide his brother Andrew Cuomo, the former governor of New York, as he battled his individual sexual misconduct allegations. The files had been aspect of the release of 1000’s of webpages of evidence regarding previous governor Cuomo by New York lawyer standard Letitia James.

“Based on the report we received with regards to Chris’s conduct with his brother’s defense, we had cause to terminate. When new allegations came to us this week, we took them seriously, and observed no explanation to hold off getting immediate motion,” CNN said in a statement. Formerly the network experienced said they were suspending Cuomo “indefinitely, pending further evaluation.”

A agent for Mr. Cuomo claimed in a statement, “These apparently anonymous allegations are not legitimate.”

Debra S. Katz, a distinguished work law firm representing the accuser claimed in a assertion launched subsequent Cuomo’s termination, “My consumer came ahead at this time due to the fact she felt in sharing her story and related documentation, she could assist protect other gals. She will proceed to cooperate with CNN’s investigation into her allegations. Provided the mother nature of her allegations, she needs to stay nameless, and we ask that you regard this decision.” Katz also represents Charlotte Bennett, who accused former governor Cuomo of sexual harassment.

The documents cited by CNN as “cause to terminate” Cuomo contained e-mails and text messages displaying that he frequently offered assistance and support to his brother, and utilised his status as a CNN anchor to try out to gain info about rumored articles by journalists at Politico and investigative reporter Ronan Farrow of The New Yorker.




CNN Fires Chris Cuomo Following Sexual Misconduct Allegation

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