As Twitchy reported, CNN terminated Chris Cuomo effective immediately on Saturday after additional information came to light during a law firm’s investigation. Now the New York Post has sources saying that Cuomo is lawyering up and getting ready to sue CNN for at least $18 million to cover the remainder of his contract.
— Kyle Smith (@rkylesmith) December 6, 2021
Emily Smith and Bruce Golding report:
Fired CNN host Chris Cuomo is set to sue the network if it balks at paying him at least $18 million to cover what’s left on his contract, sources told The Post on Monday.
Cuomo, 51, has hired lawyers and is preparing to file the lawsuit over the remainder of the four-year contract he signed last year — after a bitter back-and-forth about what the network knew of his secret efforts to aid his embattled brother, then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo, said sources familiar with the matter.
His contract was reportedly worth $6 million annually, leaving between $18 million and $20 million that he would be owed, sources said, adding that Chris Cuomo would also likely seek damages.
Another source says that CNN has a standard morality clause in its contracts that allows for immediate termination.
This is going to be great
— John Brooks (@Jbroks86) December 6, 2021
— Retro Basement (@basement_retro) December 6, 2021
— Rex (@flexyrexy) December 6, 2021
— D.B. 🗽 $₳MP (@DB_8721) December 6, 2021
You love to see it.
— ProfessorPupper243 (@FallenKnight243) December 6, 2021
— Ahmed Al Assliken (@assliken) December 6, 2021
— J (@falconfanj) December 6, 2021
.@RedSteeze was absolutely right — Cuomo probably knows where just about every body is buried at Jeff Zucker's CNN.
This is going to be fun. https://t.co/sZtTWdNuIC
— Curtis Houck (@CurtisHouck) December 6, 2021
Discovery phase gonna be lit!
— DuncanDowntown (@DuncanDowntown) December 6, 2021
I’ll get my popcorn ready
— Jamie(喜瑪拉雅開心果) (@Jamie2046) December 6, 2021
— Joseph "Stoney" Boyd 🇺🇸 🍀🍀🍀 (@stoney_boyd) December 6, 2021
Ahh you love to see this at cnn pic.twitter.com/G2AZ66pN0w
— Robbie (@rlegend25) December 6, 2021
Crumbling News Network
— V (@GilKernen) December 6, 2021
He's making sure he gets his money before Kyle Rittenhouse owns CNN!!
— BRANDON DONE IT! (@coopcooper41) December 6, 2021
This just keeps getting funnier
— jon Blarg (@BlargJon) December 6, 2021
He’s such a chode.
— Ken Griffin’s Mayo PARODY*PARROT TEE*PARROTY (@GriffinsMayo) December 6, 2021
$6 million for having to read DNC press releases off an autocue and flirt with Don Lemon.
Not worth it 😗
— Sourbake (@Sourbake1) December 6, 2021
Classy to the bitter end.
— Chillwell ⛳ (@memoir_author) December 6, 2021
I hope CNN releases everything they have on him. I bet it’s significant.
— bob (@gavinsdad11) December 6, 2021
Between Cuomo, Sandmann, and soon Rittenhouse, at what point do they fire Zucker?
— CaliConservatarian (@CalConTarian) December 6, 2021
We will see more come out about CNN as they eat each other.
— R M (@badfishhawkhoa) December 6, 2021
No one should be in the least bit surprised by his choosing to double down on stupidity.
— John Ayres (@JohnAyr12294351) December 6, 2021
Maybe Spanky Toobin can be his legal counsel!
— B (@bdsurf1) December 6, 2021
Is it possible for both parties to lose this case? If so, that’s what I’m rooting for
— Magic Johnson’s Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnsonsM1) December 6, 2021
What a despicable creep.
— chilly (@kms2651) December 6, 2021
— MsGraceyP (@MsGraceyP) December 6, 2021
We’ve popped the popcorn, but we’d rather see Kyle Rittenhouse become a co-owner along with Nick Sandmann first.
‘You forgot…’: Janice Dean & others let Chris Cuomo know what’s missing from his latest statement https://t.co/nbr3nLbyNh
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) December 6, 2021
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