CNN's Brian Stelter speculates Jeff Zucker's resignation is Chris Cuomo trying 'to burn the place down'

CNN 진행자 Alisyn Camerota가 그녀의 전 상사를 열정적으로 변호하면서 토론이 시작되었습니다..

“잠시 개인적인 이야기를 하고 싶습니다, 내가 할 수 있다면. 개인적으로 깊이 느낀다, but I think I speak for all of us and our colleagues. This is an incredible loss,” Camerota said. “It’s an incredible loss. Jeff is a remarkable person and an incredible leader. He has this uncanny ability to make, 나는 생각한다, every one of us feel special and valuable in our own way even though he is managing an international news organization of thousands of people. I just know he had this unique ability to make us feel special. I don’t think that comes around all the time and I think, 다시, it’s an incredible loss.

JEFF ZUCKER OUT AT CNN AFTER FAILING TO DISCLOSE ‘CONSENSUAL RELATIONSHIP’ WITH COLLEAGUE: ‘I WAS WRONG’

Now-former CNN boss Jeff Zucker didn’t leave the network on a high note.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for WarnerMedia)

Now-former CNN boss Jeff Zucker didn’t leave the network on a high note. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for WarnerMedia) (Getty Im)

Although this relationship has been considered anopen secretby many former CNN employees, Camerota expressed surprise at the news and considered it “잘못된” that two consenting adults couldn’t have a relationship.

I just think it’s so regrettable how it happened. If what you’re reporting is true, these are two consenting adults who are both executives. They can’t have a private relationship feels wrong,” Camerota said.

Several CNN insiders 말했다 Fox News Digital that they shared similar feelings regarding Zucker’s resignation with one calling the news “황소—.”

I think it’s bulls—,” one CNN insider said. “I think it’s absurd he has to leave [때문에] of it.

Stelter followed Camerota’s defense with his thoughts on the situation.

I think there’s two layers I would add to that. Number one is the Chris Cuomo reference. He’s not going out quietly. There were reports he was going to get paid the millions of dollars on the remainder of his contract. As a source said earlier today, he was trying to burn the place down,” Stelter added. “He was going to court trying to burn the place down and claiming he had incriminating information. 만일이 경우라면, this is a domino effect that begins with Andrew Cuomo and Chris Cuomo being fired. That’s a remarkable domino event I think that’s part of the story.

FORMER CNN STAFFERS SAY ZUCKER’S RELATIONSHIP WITH COLLEAGUE WAS AN ‘OPEN SECRET’

CNN’s Brian Stelter continued to run cover for NPR on Sunday

CNN’s Brian Stelter continued to run cover for NPR on Sunday (CNN)

In a memo to staffers, Zucker admitted that his resignation comes following the reveal of a “오리지널 쇼와 두 편의 영화의 스타 중 한 명” with CNN chief marketing officer Allison Gollust.

As part of the investigation into Chris Cuomo’s tenure at CNN, I was asked about a consensual relationship with my closest colleague, someone I have worked with for more than 20 연령. I acknowledged the relationship evolved in recent years. I was required to disclose it when it began but I didn’t. 내가 틀렸어. 결과적으로, I am resigning today,” Zucker wrote.

Fox News’ Brian Flood contributed to this report.

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