‘It hurts even to say it. It’s embarrassing, however I perceive it’
CNN anchor Chris Cuomo complained about his suspension from the “news” community, saying he by no means meant to compromise any colleagues by giving his disgraced brother recommendation and stated his suspension was “embarrassing.”
During an interview on SiriusXM present, “Let’s Get After It with Chris Cuomo,” he addressed his suspension.
“Hey everyone. It’s Chris Cuomo,” he started.
“Let’s get after it.”
He then addressed his suspension:
“Quick note about the obvious. I’ve been suspended from CNN. … You know this already.”
“It hurts even to say it. It’s embarrassing, but I understand it.”
“And I understand why some people feel the way they do about what I did,” he stated.
“I’ve apologized in the past. I mean it.”
“It’s the very last thing I ever needed to do was compromise any of my colleagues.
“And do anything but help.”
“I do know they’ve a course of that they assume is vital.
“I respect that course of […] So I’m not going to speak about this any greater than that.
“So for right now, let’s just get after it, and there’s plenty to do on that score.”
Cuomo was suspended from CNN on Tuesday following an investigation by the New York Attorney General Letitia James.
She detailed how he helped his brother, former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, defend himself towards sexual misconduct allegations.
Text messages between Cuomo and Melissa DeRosa, the previous governor’s high aide, revealed how Cuomo used his media sources to dig it up on his brother’s accusers.
The probe raised “serious questions” about Cuomo’s conduct, CNN stated in an announcement.
The investigation raised “serious questions” about Cuomo’s conduct, the left-wing community stated in an announcement this week.
Andrew Cuomo resigned in august and denied any wrongdoing.