CNN’s dismissal was announced by CNN after “additional information” came to light during an investigation into his efforts to help his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, respond to allegations of sexual harassment.
Cuomo, who hosted the most-watched CNN news program, was suspended from work by the network on Tuesday. He had admitted in May that he had broken some of the rules of the network by giving advice to his brother on how to handle public relations allegations.
Andrew Cuomo was forced to step down as governor in August after multiple allegations of sexual harassment. He denies having done anything reprehensible.
“Chris Cuomo was suspended earlier this week as further evaluation of new information that came to light about his involvement in his brother’s defense was pending,” CNN said in a statement on Saturday, but did not provide further details. details of what this information was.
“We hired a reputable law firm to conduct the review and fired him immediately”, he added.
Cuomo was initially suspended after New York Attorney General Leticia James presented text messages and more, seeking to use media sources to find information about the case and the women involved. .
Andrew Cuomo was charged with misdemeanor sexual misconduct on October 29 in a New York court.