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CNN’s Chris Cuomo is BURGED for helping his brother Andrew in sexual harassment scandal as network says ‘more information is available’

CHRIS Cuomo was fired by CNN after it was revealed he helped his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in his sexual harassment scandal.

CNN confirmed his dismissal in a statement posted on Twitter Saturday.

Chris Cuomo Has Been Fired By CNN

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Chris Cuomo Has Been Fired By CNNCredit: REUTERS / Mike Blake
Cuomo's dismissal comes after more information came to light regarding his brother's sexual harassment scandal.

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Cuomo’s dismissal comes after more information came to light regarding his brother’s sexual harassment scandal.Credit: Getty

“Chris Cuomo” was suspended earlier this week pending further assessment of the new information that came to light regarding his involvement in his brother’s defense,” it reads.

“We hired a reputable law firm to conduct the review, and have terminated his contract with immediate effect. While in the process of that review, additional information has come to light. ”

His whole declare, Cuomo commented on the termination of his contract.

“This is not how I wanted my time at CNN to end but I told you why and how I helped my brother,” he said.

“So let me say it’s disappointing as this is, I couldn’t be prouder of the team at Cuomo Prime Time and the work we’ve done as CNN’s #1 show in a competitive time slot. Best.

I owe them all and will miss this special group of people who did really important work. “

Some of Cuomo’s involvement in the former governor’s office was reported months ago but the specifics were released following the release of documents showing that anchor was more involved than previously thought.

Text messages sent to New York Attorney General Letitia James reveal that Chris Cuomo tried to use his connections in the press to help the governor’s team when his accusers made public statements. their story.

Chris Cuomo said he never reported on his brother’s scandal or tried to interfere with CNN’s coverage. He said he “tried to be there for my brother.”

“I am not a consultant,” he added. “I am very upset. I didn’t control anything. I was there to listen and give my opinion”.

CNN backed Chris Cuomo, allowing his show Cuomo Prime Time to air during the time of the scandal.

But the network eventually suspended him on Tuesday following the new information.

“When Chris admitted to us that he gave advice to his brother’s employees, he broke our rules and we admitted it publicly,” the net said. this said in a statement.

“But we also appreciate his unique position and understand his need to put family first and work second.”

The network added that released documents indicate “more involvement in his brother’s endeavor than we were previously aware of” that led to his suspension.

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“This is not how I wanted my time at CNN to end,” Cuomo said in a statement after being fired.Credit: Getty
Former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo resigned in August following allegations of sexual harassment

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Former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo resigned in August following allegations of sexual harassmentCredit: Getty

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