Chris Cuomo speaks of CNN’s suspension: “It’s shameful”
famous television host Chris Cuomo -who occupied the news network’s prime time until last week CNN– he referred to in his radio program SiriusXM For the scam in which he was involved in helping his brother –Andrew Cuomo, the governor New York– Parallel to his work as a journalist, many victims tried to avoid the serious allegations of sexual harassment leveled against him. As a result, The media company that brought him fame decided to indefinitely postpone the telecast of his show,
,It hurts to even say this. it’s embarrassing. But I understand it. And I understand why some people feel the way they do about what I did. I’ve apologized in the past, and I mean“, said Cuomo during the broadcast of your program. ,The last thing I wanted to do was to engage a coworker of mine and do something other than help. I know they have a process they consider important. I respect that process, so I’m not going to talk about it any more.,
CNN This Tuesday announced the indefinite suspension of one of its star presenters After meeting he tried to help his brother, former New York governor Andrew Cuomo, when earlier in the year he was accused of sexual harassment by several women.
The media’s decision comes after the Attorney General of New York State arrived on Monday. letitia james, To publish Documents reveal that the presenter attempted to assist the former governor’s press team in managing the crisis., giving advice and trying to use their sources to find out if more women plan to publicly accuse the politician.
“documents, of which We had no knowledge before it was publishedgive rise to serious questions,” said in a statement this Tuesday CNN,
“When Chris admitted that he had mentored his brother’s team, he broke our rules, and we accepted it publicly.”, adds the letter, which nonetheless underscores that the series understands that Chris Cuomo is a “extraordinary situation“And that he prioritized his family over his work.
“However, these documents point to a higher level of involvement in his brother’s efforts than we know so far,” claims that CNN, which says it suspended Chris Cuomo indefinitely “until further evaluation.”
In several emails and text messages between the presenter and staff of the former governor, who eventually resigned from his position last August, after a report concluded that he had harassed 11 women, the journalist repeatedly called for his help. offered, and tried to get information about the articles. From other media about the inappropriate sexual behavior of the politician.
till now, CNN Chris declined to take action against Cuomo, despite information that his employee had attended meetings that discussed the tactics followed by his brother’s political team.
Andrew Cuomo, who has devoted his life to politics and has been governor of New York for more than a decade, and Chris Cuomo, one of the world’s stars CNNHe is the son of Mario Cuomo, who was also the region’s governor, and they had a close relationship that was evident in several press conferences presented by the governor during the first months of the pandemic.
(With information from USA TODAY and EFE).-
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