Former Trump White Home advisor Kellyanne Conway had her knives out for fired CNN anchor Don Lemon on Monday night time, calling him a misogynist who community execs admitted by no means ready for his job.
Lemon was crucial of Conway in her function as an advisor to former President Donald Trump, even at one level publicly criticizing then co-worker Chris Cuomo for giving her a platform on his present.
The previous primetime and most lately morning present host was sensationally fired by CNN after 17 years on Monday.
Conway, showing on Fox Information’ Hannity, didn’t maintain again on her ideas about Lemon, after saying that she’d ‘been ready for years’ to dish on him, calling Lemon ‘imply, misogynist and unrepentant.’
‘I would like you to know this as a result of that is the distinction between Don Lemon and [Hannity] and different folks, he was all the time unprepared,’ she stated to Hannity, joking that ‘I am pretty certain he is watching this program.’
Former Trump White Home advisor Kellyanne Conway had her knives out for fired CNN anchor Don Lemon on Monday night time, calling him a misogynist who community execs admitted by no means ready
She added that when she attended a Kennedy Middle Operate, a CNN govt roughly admitted ‘he is all the time unprepared.’
CNN’s communications crew denied Lemon’s claims that he’d been sacked with out ceremony, saying his ‘assertion about this morning’s occasions is inaccurate. He was provided a chance to satisfy with administration however as a substitute launched a press release on Twitter.’
Conway made gentle of that, saying: ‘Lemons, by their very nature and design, are bitter. And I might say Don Lemon’s probably the most bitter of all of them.’
She additionally stated that he ‘screamed’ at morning co-host Kaitlin Collins, noting he is ‘sufficiently old to be her father.’
Conway lastly stated of latest CNN chief Chris Licht’s firing of Lemon: ‘It is the primary time he is actually proven some moxie.’
In a press release posted to Twitter, Lemon wrote: ‘I used to be knowledgeable this morning by my agent that I’ve been terminated by CNN. I’m surprised. After 17 years at CNN I’d have thought somebody in administration would have had the decency to inform me immediately.
‘At no time was I ever given any indication that I’d not be capable of proceed to do the work I’ve liked on the community.
‘It’s clear that there are some bigger points at play. With that stated, I wish to thank my colleagues and the various groups I’ve labored with for an unbelievable run. They’re probably the most proficient journalists within the enterprise, and I want all of them one of the best.’
Lemon was crucial of Conway in her function as an advisor to former President Donald Trump, even at one level publicly criticizing then co-worker Chris Cuomo for giving her a platform on his present
Community CEO Chris Licht confirmed the firing in an inner message, thanking Lemon for 17 years on air and telling workers he would ‘eternally be part of the CNN household.’
Licht added that he was ‘dedicated’ to the success of CNN This Morning, the flailing morning information present Lemon had been helming with anchors Poppy Harlow and Kaitlan Collins.
Lemon signed off from the present at 8:56am Monday morning, saying ‘Bye everybody,’ with a wave. Little greater than three hours later at 12:14pm, he introduced his shock firing in a tweet.
Shortly after information of Lemon’s firing broke, a supply instructed DailyMail.com ‘Don was given each indication when he made the faux a** apology for his disgusting feedback and, nonetheless, nobody wished something to do with him.’
They continued, ‘Nobody owes him something. He ought to have had the decency to not be a misogynistic, sexist POS.’
Lemon waves goodbye on the finish of CNN This Morning – a second that may show to be his ultimate look as a CNN anchor after 17 years with the community
CNN anchor Don Lemon was fired from the community on Monday after months of controversy
Don Lemon tweeted out his outrage that he had been fired from CNN on Monday afternoon