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Chris Cuomo on his firing from CNN: "I'll never be what I was."

Chris Cuomo is speaking out after his ousting from CNN more than a year ago, claiming "I'll never be what I was" in an interview with the "No BS News Hour" podcast last week.

"I am emotionally and psychologically beat up and changed by what I went through," Cuomo told podcast hosts Charlie LeDuff and Karen Dumas, as reported by the New York Post on Saturday. "My show is different because I am different, not that I was in some lefty silo."

Cuomo was fired from CNN in December 2021, after he helped his brother and former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo handle an array of public sexual misconduct accusations that led to the governor's resignation.

The former CNN anchor now hosts a flagship primetime show on the cable network NewsNation, where he's recently landed high profile interviews with subjects like Ye, the artist formerly known as Kanye West.

Cuomo told LeDuff and Dumas he wasn't given the opportunity to say goodbye to his staff after CNN abruptly fired him, per the Post. But the news anchor still said he views CNN as the "best news organization in the world."

He further asserted that he never influenced news coverage of his brother after accusations of sexual misconduct surfaced, per the Post.

"I never did anything to manipulate media coverage of my brother," he told the podcast hosts.

Cuomo added that the media fallout he experienced after being fired by CNN has changed the way he conducts his new show on NewsNation, the Post reported.

"I'll never be number 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 on some bulls–t media power list. I'm okay with that," he told LeDuff and Dumas.

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by Anonymousreply 41January 25, 2023 11:51 PM

poor meeeeeeeeeeee

oh how I suffered, nobody understands me, I am a victim

and have learned nothing

by Anonymousreply 1January 23, 2023 4:51 PM

His employers at NewsNation must be thrilled with this interview.

He's basically trashing them, by saying they're nothing, compared to the big networks.

by Anonymousreply 2January 23, 2023 4:53 PM

R2 “It is what it is!”

by Anonymousreply 3January 23, 2023 5:04 PM

“Well, there’s always NewsNation….”

by Anonymousreply 4January 23, 2023 5:05 PM

STFU, Fredo.

by Anonymousreply 5January 23, 2023 5:07 PM

I thought the Nepo Baby discourse ended last week.

by Anonymousreply 6January 23, 2023 5:10 PM

I’m nothing, I’m nothing!

by Anonymousreply 7January 23, 2023 5:20 PM

He should have seen the problems inherent in being a news anchor whose brother is a controversial state governor and taken extra steps to make sure there was not even the appearance of a conflict of interest. I have zero sympathy for him.

by Anonymousreply 8January 23, 2023 5:23 PM

You poor thing. We all weep for you.

You've proved that you shouldn't be in a public facing news organization because you are too stupid to realize what a pompous, clueless, asshole you sound like.

Are. Not just sound like. You are a a pompous, clueless, asshole.

by Anonymousreply 9January 23, 2023 5:30 PM

R9 is NOT one of his FANS!

by Anonymousreply 10January 23, 2023 5:37 PM

I was a fan of this hot mess, but I knew that he was, well, a hot mess who would soon burn out. For me, he lost his "unpredictable iconoclast" credentials after the ridiculously inauthentic, bad-student-film footage of him "reemerging" from his (supposed) Hamptons-basement quarantine digs to hug his family members for the first time in weeks. And the kids were almost visibly rolling their eyes. Didn't help that he'd been captured on video during that time yelling at an intrusive passerby -- he clearly hadn't quarantined. I root for him, because he's raw and weird, but I'll bravely power on if he quietly vanishes.

by Anonymousreply 11January 23, 2023 5:41 PM

Call the paraMEdics

by Anonymousreply 12January 23, 2023 5:42 PM

Has anyone asked how I'M doing?

by Anonymousreply 13January 23, 2023 5:50 PM

This guy has the ego to end all egos. His CNN show was me, me, me, me, me. On split screen he was shown in extreme close-up while his guests were medium shot just in case you didn't notice he was the star of the show. On transitions to the next scheduled show he would go on and on, didn't understand that his time slot had EXPIRED. I was relieved when CNN fired him, not because of what he did but because I couldn't stand his ego-maniacal presence. He couldn't go far enough into the void AFAIC.

by Anonymousreply 14January 23, 2023 5:58 PM

Auditioning for FOX???

by Anonymousreply 15January 23, 2023 6:04 PM

Bipolar? Coke?

by Anonymousreply 16January 23, 2023 6:08 PM

He needs to SHUT UP and DISROBE.

by Anonymousreply 17January 23, 2023 6:56 PM

Ne was one of those people who were born on third base and thought he hit a triple play. Nepo baby.

by Anonymousreply 18January 23, 2023 7:22 PM

[quote]Ne was one of those people who were born on third base and thought he hit a triple play.

Umm. Your baseball analogy is a little fucked up.

by Anonymousreply 19January 23, 2023 7:23 PM

Sorry: I meant "He was born on third base and thought he hit a triple," which is an old saying (but I fucked it up).

by Anonymousreply 20January 23, 2023 7:38 PM

He's a slimy, hot-headed dick hole. I don't even want to hate fuck him anymore.

by Anonymousreply 21January 23, 2023 7:42 PM

THANK you, R19!

by Anonymousreply 22January 23, 2023 7:46 PM

In keeping with the poster upthread who highlighted his extreme egomaniacal tendencies, I think he faked covid during the first wave to keep himself front and centre of the whole narrative. At the very least he faked the severity of his symptoms.

by Anonymousreply 23January 23, 2023 8:28 PM

R16 -- A little of column A, a little of column B.

by Anonymousreply 24January 23, 2023 8:47 PM

[quote] "I am emotionally and psychologically beat up and changed by what I went through," Cuomo told podcast hosts

Chris, I’ll still suck you off and swallow. Should help to take your mind off of the situation and focus it on your groin.

by Anonymousreply 25January 24, 2023 1:55 AM

Hey Chris, I bought some new jockstraps. Come on over.

by Anonymousreply 26January 24, 2023 2:06 AM

He's a douchecanoe and an egotist.

That, however, does not preclude me from working my tongue deep inside his hole for an hour or so before he fucks a load into mine.

by Anonymousreply 27January 24, 2023 2:13 AM


by Anonymousreply 28January 24, 2023 2:17 AM

Oh, Christopher!!!!

by Anonymousreply 29January 24, 2023 2:19 AM

I like him, regardless.

by Anonymousreply 30January 24, 2023 3:00 AM


by Anonymousreply 31January 24, 2023 3:10 AM

[quote]He's a douchecanoe and an egotist.

[Quote]That, however, does not preclude me from working my tongue deep inside his hole for an hour or so before he fucks a load into mine.

If people like you would stop idolizing people like him and salivating over them, then maybe they wouldn't be douche canoes and egotists.

by Anonymousreply 32January 24, 2023 3:19 AM

For the very first time, I tried watching his show tonight on NewsMax. I got about fifteen minutes into it, and changed the channel. His show is dull and whiney. Not for me. (Though he's still eye candy).

by Anonymousreply 33January 24, 2023 3:27 AM

He should have never been fired. He did nothing wrong.

by Anonymousreply 34January 24, 2023 3:33 AM

Does he still wear that boring combo of black suit, white shirt, black tie every night on the new show? Some blues would really bring out his beautiful eyes, Why must he dress like usher?

by Anonymousreply 35January 24, 2023 3:38 AM

[quote]He should have never been fired. He did nothing wrong.


[quote]The younger Cuomo brother helped craft the official response to allegations against his brother, arguing that it should be framed in terms of a "cancel culture" dominating the liberal wing of his brother's Democratic Party. Cuomo also said he had identified one of the women accusing the governor of sexual harassment and attempted to find out what would be in a forthcoming article about then-Gov. Cuomo by the investigative journalist Ronan Farrow.

He did even more.

by Anonymousreply 36January 24, 2023 3:40 AM

Just to put a bright red X on it:

[quote]Numerous CNN journalists have told NPR and other news outlets that they believed Chris Cuomo had clearly violated professional and ethical canons by seeking to manage media coverage of his brother, an elected official.

by Anonymousreply 37January 24, 2023 3:41 AM

He needs to shut up and take out his big Italian cock already!

by Anonymousreply 38January 24, 2023 3:42 AM

Mamma mia!

by Anonymousreply 39January 24, 2023 3:52 AM



by Anonymousreply 40January 24, 2023 4:14 AM

[quote] He's a douchecanoe and an egotist. That, however, does not preclude me from working my tongue deep inside his hole for an hour or so before he fucks a load into mine.

Fuck yeah

by Anonymousreply 41January 25, 2023 11:51 PM
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