In a second astonishing development within the hour, the media landscape of the establishment appears to be undergoing a rapid transformation.
As the punditry community was still reeling from the startling news of Tucker Carlson’s dismissal from Fox News, CNN delivered its own bombshell.
In a startling tweet, the beleaguered CNN host Don Lemon disclosed that his ignominious tenure at the similarly beleaguered network had ended.
— Don Lemon (@donlemon) April 24, 2023
Lemon wrote in an image: “I was informed this morning by my agent that I have been terminated by CNN. I am stunned.”
Lemon may be surprised, but the writing was on the wall ever since he intimated that women are no longer in their prime after turning 50.
This incident, which Lemon used to denigrate Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley, placed Lemon in the center of an intense spotlight.
Since then, Lemon has been accused of being hostile to his colleagues and a potential ratings albatross; he is also in a precarious position with his immediate superiors.
In addition, there were rumors that Lemon had alienated his coworkers, leaving him without much of a support system behind the scenes.
All of this is before considering Lemon’s tangled relationship with infamous hate crime hoaxer Jussie Smollett.
The CNN PR account on Twitter confirmed Lemon’s departure:
CNN and Don have parted ways. Don will forever be a part of the CNN family, and we thank him for his contributions over the past 17 years. We wish him well and will be cheering him on in his future endeavors.
— CNN Communications (@CNNPR) April 24, 2023
“CNN and Don have parted ways. Don will forever be a part of the CNN family, and we thank him for his contributions over the past 17 years. We wish him well and will be cheering him on in his future endeavors,” the tweet read.
In his initial statement, Lemon expressed annoyance with CNN’s management.
More on this story via The Western Journal:
“After 17 years at CNN I would have thought that someone in management would have had the decency to tell me directly,” Lemon complained. “At no time was I ever given any indication that I would not be able to continue to do the work I have loved at the network. CONTINUE READING…