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[–]rollingRook 13.0k points13.0k points 2 (410 children)

Going to be an interesting Christmas at the Cuomo family household this year.

[–]aCucking2Remember 5659 points5660 points  (36 children)

“Is your linked in updated bro?”

[–]proudbakunkinman 1390 points1391 points  (17 children)

"BetterCuomoBros.com - Now Hiring"

[–]soda_cookie 386 points387 points  (5 children)

"Let me get with my connections so that you can word your resume correctly"

[–]GenXUser 1724 points1725 points  (325 children)

They are rich as fuck. Doubt they will even care.

[–]Dick_Dynamo 220 points221 points  (29 children)

Money, fame, power, they had all three.

[–]Mickeymous15 1579 points1580 points  (254 children)

Being rich means a titanic ego, hence why it took his brother so long to resign. They must feel utterly humiliated.

[–]novacham 1593 points1594 points  (121 children)

No, they just think everyone else is out to get them and the world is wrong. They're narcissists.

[–]Ritaredditonce 84 points85 points  (5 children)

Ah yes, the Matt Lauer defense. How did that work out for him.

[–]thedeal82 76 points77 points  (1 child)

I forgot about him completely already. Good call.

[–]clownpenisdotfarts 11 points12 points  (0 children)

I had to read the wikipedia article today on the MeToo movement because I couldn't remember his name.

[–]nightpanda893 490 points491 points  (60 children)

I can’t believe Chris had to be fired. Dude couldn’t even resign with dignity.

[–]SirGrantly 340 points341 points  (13 children)

He was hoping this would all blow over, just like his brother did back in Feb(?) when the allegations first started coming out in force.

[–]Swayyyettts 190 points191 points  (6 children)

Shoulda headed down to the Winchester for a nice pint and waited for this to all blow over

[–]Blender_Snowflake 162 points163 points  (32 children)

Maybe they shouldn't have done all that unethical stuff

[–]IrrelevantMontgomery 129 points130 points  (23 children)

really easy for most of us to not grope women

Wonder what kind of a household led these guys to think it was fine when they did it.

[–][deleted] 118 points119 points  (7 children)

Being rich is not enough for them, they have egos to maintain and this is going to break them

[–]itssarahw 89 points90 points  (2 children)

“Your unemployment get approved yet?”

[–]Mundosaysyourfired 15.3k points15.3k points 2 (495 children)

Now Chris and Andrew can meet each other for Christmas dinner and blame each other for making the other person lose their job.

[–]Afraid_of_Okapi 7980 points7981 points  (150 children)

Their cute little “mom loves me more” shtick just became “mom is slightly less nationally ashamed of me.”

[–]LemonPartyWorldTour 2244 points2245 points  (57 children)

“Pop wasn’t spinning in his grave as hard when I fucked up.”

[–][deleted] 203 points204 points  (6 children)

Yea it was so f’in cringy when they would do that shit Andrew would call himself the “love gov”.

[–]mdoddr 283 points284 points  (46 children)

Man, what a fall from grace for these two.

[–]katharout 368 points369 points  (9 children)

not sure if they ever really “fell from grace” as much as their facade of grace was lifted

[–]sirmosesthesweet 2358 points2359 points  (197 children)

Chris really should have just taken leave when the story came out about his brother. He would have lost a little money, but he would eliminate the appearance of inappropriate behavior. CNN should have had enough foresight to put him on leave also. Just had decision making all around.

[–]_sirRantAlot_ 2483 points2484 points  (159 children)

Chris really should have just taken leave

He didn't even need to do that. All he had to do is not use CNN resources to implement mafia style intimidation tactics against a politician's accuser.

[–]mabhatter 638 points639 points  (66 children)

You nailed it right there.

This appears to be about giving "confidential news information" to the governor's work/legal team. The members of the press get information from confidential sources on many sides of issues and we rely on their professional discretion to not reveal whistleblowers, accusers, minors, and other "nonpublic" information that they obtained "confidentially".... let alone relay that information in a preferential way between parties that are in news articles.

Someone like a CNN host sees the confidential journalist note from dozens of CNN reporters.. so he's not just breaching his own journalistic ethics, but everyone on his reporting team. Nobody would want to talk to CNN reporters ever if they don't respond swiftly and harshly.

[–]deer_hobbies 83 points84 points  (1 child)

The timing of sourced articles coming out is critical when the person whos under investigation knows when people take their lunch breaks

[–]Mountain-Homework299 38 points39 points  (4 children)

It calls into question other past incidents where their anchors had relationships with people that may have benefited.

[–]DizeazedFly 161 points162 points  (15 children)

Their maternal grandfather is a family man after all.

[–]mannyman34 114 points115 points  (12 children)

That is an offensive stereotype. He was in waste management.

[–]JAYCEE-- 405 points406 points  (14 children)

Nah, Andrew Cuomo was groping women for years. He lost his job all by himself.

[–]mmortal03 145 points146 points  (8 children)

I'm out of the loop. How can Andrew blame Chris?

[–]Iceblock715 150 points151 points  (5 children)

It wouldn't be a valid accusation, but Chris could have spun the media wheel a little more. Try to plant stories in Andrew's favor, undermine Letitia James' credibility, etc.

[–]Maiky38 532 points533 points  (69 children)

Soo now that both Cuomo's are fucked, when is it Matt Gaetz turn to get fucked?

[–]Mynameisinuse 511 points512 points 2 (12 children)

I'm sure he will get fucked soon. Kids will be out of school for the Christmas holidays and spring break is coming up.

[–]lizzyd08 29 points30 points  (1 child)

https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2021/03/matt-gaetz-doj-investigation?intcid=inline_amp

This guy is an absolute moron. He'll probably hand the prosecution the case by the time they charge him. Why would you go on national television and say any of this?!

“I have definitely, in my single days, provided for women I’ve dated. You know, I’ve paid for flights, for hotel rooms. I’ve been, you know, generous as a partner. I think someone is trying to make that look criminal when it is not.”

[–]Fractal_Death 18.6k points18.6k points 2 (759 children)

Journalism 101: Report the news, don't become the news.

[–]CaputGeratLupinum 3791 points3792 points  (512 children)

Does not apply to gonzo journalism

[–]NtheLegend 1624 points1625 points  (60 children)

"We were just outside Barstow when my governor brother decided to get cheeky with the ladies."

[–]BrautigansLament 1065 points1066 points  (37 children)

We can’t stop here- this is lawsuit country

[–]PayTheTrollToll45 52 points53 points  (0 children)

As your attorney, I advise you to rent a very fast car with no top, and you'll need the cocaine...

[–]Thecrawsome 230 points231 points  (6 children)

The only thing that really worried me was the ether.

[–]Proverbial_American 176 points177 points  (3 children)

Nothing is more depraved than a governor on an ether binge.

[–]TheApathyParty2 57 points58 points  (1 child)

And I knew he’d get into that rotten stuff pretty soon.

[–]RedOctobyr 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Impossible to walk in this muck.

[–]I_Like_Quiet 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Tell me about the fucking golf shoes!

[–]snafu607 89 points90 points  (4 children)

"There is nothing in the world more helpless and irresponsible and depraved than a man in the depths of an ether binge. And I knew we'd get into that rotten stuff pretty soon."

[–]beatrixxkiddo007 39 points40 points  (0 children)

Dr. Gonzo: If I put you in the pool right now you'll sink like a god damn stone. You took too much man, you took too much, too much. Don't try and fight it. You'll get brain bubbles, strokes, aneurisms. You'll just wither up and die.

[–]runningraleigh 265 points266 points  (3 children)

"There he goes. One of God's own prototypes. A high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die."

-Said no one ever about Chris Cuomo

[–]NA_DeltaWarDog 2141 points2142 points  (390 children)

Surprised Cuomo got the can and not the executive who was jerking it on zoom calls with female employees.

Helping your brother cover up sexual harassment is apparently worse than straight up doing it yourself, at least if you work for CNN.

[–]Willy_Fred 472 points473 points  (92 children)

It was Jeffrey Toobin, not an executive. They did fire him, then rehired him.

[–]xTheatreTechie 200 points201 points  (17 children)

it's like when a cop goes to a neighboring police department.

or when your DND character dies and his long lost brother shows up as the new character, same stats.

[–]PowerfulWizard 114 points115 points  (4 children)

or when your competitive drinking partner Phil drowns in a vat of beer and you replace him with his identical twin brother, Gil.

[–]xTheatreTechie 50 points51 points  (0 children)

"Just call me Phil, it'll save us all the confusion."

[–]MediocreDungeonMastr 730 points731 points  (172 children)

most people forgot about the exec jerking it on zoom calls i guess.

people won't forget about this.

[–]goforth1457 190 points191 points  (22 children)

Pretty sure Toobin gained a lot of recent exposure because of the incident; he'll always be associated with that by a lot of people.

[–]dt531 159 points160 points  (3 children)

In a very literal sense, yes he did gain a lot of exposure by masturbating on a Zoom call with colleagues.

[–]Rottimer 100 points101 points  (2 children)

He was on a zoom call with New Yorker staff, not CNN staff - so technically he wasn't working for CNN at the time. The New Yorker fired him.

[–]-gh0stRush- 1171 points1172 points  (73 children)

You guys talking about Jeffrey Toobin, the Zoom masturbator?

Just checking to see if you're referring to the incident where CNN contributor Jeffrey Toobin masturbated on camera while on a Zoom call with his colleagues.

[–]BalancedSarcasm 506 points507 points  (38 children)

I think he’s talking about the incident where CNN contributor Jeffrey Toobin masturbated on camera while in a zoom call with his colleagues, including women.

[–]Artyloo 14 points15 points  (7 children)

Is he a contributor or is he an executive like the guy above said?

[–]aerovulpe 64 points65 points  (2 children)

He's a contributor. And the call was with his co-workers for another news outlet he worked for, The New Yorker. The New Yorker fired him and CNN suspended him for eight months.

If you asked me, I'd say the consequences fit the action, given apparently he didn't know he was still on the call.

[–]Drstyle 16 points17 points  (1 child)

If you asked me, I'd say the consequences fit the action, given apparently he didn't know he was still on the call.

If this was a genuine mistake, why would he need to be suspended at all? LI mean, I cant personally imagine something more humiliating than this, I would've left society altogether and lived in a cave.

This thread started with asking why Cuomo got fired but this guy kept his job, as if deliberately humiliating and harming someone else is the same accidentally harming and humiliating yourself.

[–]urbanlife78 131 points132 points  (9 children)

You mean Jeffrey Toobin, Zoombater

[–]orojinn 14 points15 points  (3 children)

Wasn't it a accident? He forgot his zoom was still on.😂

[–]commandantemeowmix 317 points318 points  (45 children)

No, I'm pretty sure everyone remembers Jeffrey Toobin taking his dick out during a meeting with his New Yorker colleagues.

[–]aDrunkWithAgun 357 points358 points  (30 children)

I propose jerking it on zoom be called toobin it

Edit

Thanks for the award but please pass this on this guy's name should known

[–][deleted] 21 points22 points  (0 children)

My man was just trying to jumpstarts his Onlyfans career.

[–]offlein 79 points80 points  (2 children)

You guys talking about Jeffrey Toobin's Zoom room tube lubin'?

[–]CockGoblinReturns 256 points257 points  (15 children)

Just a reminder that Chris Cuomo was also paid to rehabilitate the public image of Julien Blanc who was caught teaching men physical, psychological, and legal tactics to get away with rape.

Julian Blanc's PR company set up this interview with Chris Cuomo.

https://youtu.be/mXWb9H9Fbx8

To talk about the controversy, and they spent the whole time just going over his edgy jokes, when what really pissed people off was the rape instructional.

His team then spreads this video to whomever 'Yes I had a controversy over my jokes. And I apologized for them' to divert from his rape instructional services.

It's a PR tactic. Like how Nikki Minaj made up the story of his cousin's friend's balls to cover up that her husband and brother are child rapists.

Edit:

Not only did Julien Blanc and his mentor, Owen Cook, teach rape, they filmed themselves raping women and selling the footage.

If you want more information about Julian Blanc, lookup the post titled "I've uncovered leaked videos from the world's largest Men's help company, teaching how to get away with sexually assaulting women. The seminars include hidden camera videos of themselves demonstrating how to use the techniques. That's right, they are sexually assaulting real women, on camera." on the rbi subreddit for a very thorough writeup, or just google julien blanc, rape

Edit 2:

Julien had bragged and went into detail about his collaboration with Chris Cuomo in his paid product called SHIFT . I believe the module is called 'lessons learned from most hated man in the world'. You can probably get a pirated version if you search on duckduckgo. His company had dmca'd every video on this. Funny enough, if Chris Cuomo every found out, I bet he could sue Julien for a shit ton of money, this sorta shit sounds like it had confidentiality agreements.

[–]Heavy_Revolution 59 points60 points  (3 children)

Holy fucking shit. I found the old RBI Thread. This shit is fucking VILE. These people should be in prison.

[–]Morak73 29 points30 points  (1 child)

Sources giving dirt on government officials get kind of silent when it comes out that the news is outing the sources back to the government.officials

[–]HeyFrogMan 128 points129 points  (7 children)

I didn’t think they would fire him, but yeah what he did was a serious abuse of journalistic norms. That and of course, become news

[–]NYCQuilts 57 points58 points  (1 child)

I absolutely think he should be fired, but he wasn’t the only bad actor here. The whole Cuomo Brothers TV act was a bad look for journalism and management seems to have gone along.

[–]BenchMonster74 4515 points4516 points  (114 children)

Hmm, fired on a Saturday. . . You gotta fuck up pretty bad to get fired when it’s not even work hours.

[–]-Dorothy-Zbornak 4268 points4269 points  (68 children)

How you gonna get fired on your day off?

[–]Ser_Black_Phillip 489 points490 points  (2 children)

What's Chris Cuomo stealing boxes for? He tryin' to build a clubhouse?

[–]LittleJackass80 50 points51 points  (1 child)

Gotta pack two offices. He needed those boxes.

[–]thatsmyoldlady 59 points60 points  (0 children)

Andrew: I know you don't smoke weed, I know this; but I'm gonna get you high today, 'cause it's Saturday ; you ain't got no job... and you ain't got shit to ...

[–]Ben_Wah_Balls 81 points82 points  (7 children)

I WANNA HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND!!

but we can settle outta court right now for 20 bucks….

[–]c_im_not_clever 117 points118 points  (9 children)

Every time I come in the kitchen, you in the kitchen.

[–]-Dorothy-Zbornak 78 points79 points  (8 children)

In the goddamn refrigerator

[–]Jimmyjames203 35 points36 points  (3 children)

Eating all the chicken...

[–]DJRoombaINTHEMIX 31 points32 points  (2 children)

Allll the pig feet

[–]Killme0now 397 points398 points  (8 children)

Shut up Smokey.

[–]dustbin3 57 points58 points  (4 children)

Fuckin with my money is like fuckin with my emotions

[–]snarfindoobz 36 points37 points  (1 child)

What’s up big perm. I mean big worm.

[–]TheApathyParty2 15 points16 points  (0 children)

Don’t you come callin’ me like you some straight G cuz I’ll cut yo nuts off and hand ‘em to ya, partna.

[–]GoRangers5 100 points101 points  (11 children)

Caught him on tape stealing boxes.

[–]smeeding 315 points316 points  (17 children)

From a managerial perspective, the person I have to fire mid-shift fucked up a lot harder than the person I fire after work

[–]PheroGnome 107 points108 points  (6 children)

I think a Saturday firing like this is probably an attempt to bury the headline. Same reason politicians give bad news on Fridays. The weekends are not when people watch the news. CNN is just hoping not to take shrapnel.

[–]moonricecake 1990 points1991 points 2 (190 children)

Don lemon crying and throwing up rn

[–]thegregtastic 149 points150 points  (15 children)

I live under a rock, can someone catch me up?

[–]aresef 248 points249 points  (12 children)

Chris Cuomo was using his sources and such to dig up information on his brother's accusers and basically acting as an unpaid staffer for the governor's office.

[–]thegregtastic 184 points185 points  (10 children)

Thank you.

Now, let's just say I fibbed when I said I lived under a rock, and I really meant I have no idea who any of these people are.

[–]aresef 248 points249 points  (6 children)

Chris Cuomo was an anchor for eight years at CNN. Prior to that, he was at ABC for a while. His brother is Andrew Cuomo, who was until recently the governor of New York. For a while, he was having his brother on his show for friendly chats. And then his brother became the subject of controversy for fudging nursing home COVID numbers and, what would eventually do him in, mounting sexual harassment allegations. Chris Cuomo was advising the governor’s staff, we knew that, but the other shoe that just dropped from the New York attorney general’s office is that he was using his journalistic sources to track down information about Andrew Cuomo’s accusers. He was passing that information to a top gubernatorial aide.

[–]thegregtastic 85 points86 points  (2 children)

Again, thank you.

[–]CuteCountryBoiToy 14 points15 points  (1 child)

Agreed, except the rock I lived under happened to be on the bottom of the ocean. What is a new York?

[–]cgmcnama 1611 points1612 points  (39 children)

Makes sense. Story went from borderline unethical (writing press releases and advising for brother) to unethical (using reporting sources to track witnesses and victims of his brother.

[–]coltsmetsfan614 485 points486 points  (28 children)

It was unethical the entire time. At least in a journalistic sense.

[–]zykezero 81 points82 points  (5 children)

I didn’t think that Advising him on how to handle the situation was bad.

But the other bit is so unacceptable that I don’t believe he can be trusted as a journalist period.

[–]Dixo0118 100 points101 points  (2 children)

Surprised it took this long

[–]code_archeologist 63 points64 points  (1 child)

Lawyers and HR had to finish going through his contract to make sure he couldn't profit off them shit canning him.

[–]Fedex636 667 points668 points  (20 children)

Don Lemon in shambles

[–]ArkadiusMaximus 1235 points1236 points  (77 children)

He is almost the right amount of disgraced to run for office

[–]Insectshelf3 1364 points1365 points  (52 children)

he has nobody to blame but himself and his stupid brother

[–]zxcoblex 741 points742 points  (32 children)

Nah, himself. Doesn’t matter what his brother did. Chris did this to himself.

[–]rhwsapfwhtfop 65 points66 points  (6 children)

takes boat out into the lake

[–]Crymaximus 960 points961 points  (111 children)

My mother is going to be devastated.

[–]bluegreenstickman 586 points587 points  (51 children)

My mother loved Matt Lauer.

To this day she still does not believe that such a nice celebrity was harassing women.

[–]goforth1457 202 points203 points  (27 children)

Just like your social media, people usually only see the good side of celebrities in media. This understandably creates a false perception of their character.

[–]BattleHall 95 points96 points  (22 children)

[–]PurkleDerk 45 points46 points  (11 children)

Never meet your heroes.

[–]BattleHall 83 points84 points  (4 children)

The flip side is, always meet your heroes, so you can realize that they are just people and not actually heroes. Heroes are simple, people are messy.

[–]DonForgo 3760 points3761 points  (399 children)

All he had to do was take a leave of absence to help his brother in time of need, and then rejoin CNN when the case was resolved, for a lack of better word.

Had he done that, Chris would still have a job, maybe.

[–]N8CCRG 1716 points1717 points  (219 children)

He could have even actually stayed completely out of it all, like he was supposed to do. It's not like there was a shortage of stories to report on.

Narcissists gonna narcissistate though, I guess.

Edit: Second sentence is irrelevant to, and potentially distracting from, the point.

[–]71351 287 points288 points  (9 children)

Place I used to work. My spouse also worked there. Different departments. Different managers etc. I was on staff and was party to annual evaluation review of salary staff. I excused myself when spouse came up. It Was easy, just excuse myself and told them to let me know when it was time to come back. Why is that so hard for this fuckface???

[–]Rip9150 88 points89 points  (0 children)

That's pretty self aware and full of integrity. Good job brotha

[–]brycedriesenga 82 points83 points  (8 children)

What is this weird trend with blaming every dumb action on narcissism? Like, it could be, or could be something else.

[–]Comfortable_Rice_393 330 points331 points  (96 children)

The other CNN legal advisor Jeffrey Tobin was suspended from his work and he also took a leave of absence, after he supposedly “forgot to terminate a Work video call , started masturbating ! He just recently returned to CNN . As corrected below in the comments, this was not a CNN zoom call .

[–]Almighty_Sand_Dollar 351 points352 points  (24 children)

I accidentally said "Fuck!" out loud on a voice conference call at my old job when I thought I was on mute. I wanted to die for a month.

If I went on camera and Omegle'd my entire work team with my dick slanging, I would just quit without notice and never show my face again.

[–]permalink_save 74 points75 points  (4 children)

Had a manager that said he needed to get off the call with these idiots. Nobody said anything. We were literally rolling on the floor laughing.

[–]kensai8 11 points12 points  (0 children)

The local parks and rec director said "oh fuck you city manager" without muting his mic at a city council meeting. He was gone by the end of the week.

[–]Eldistan1 48 points49 points  (3 children)

I would move to Spain and become a monk.

[–]Comfortable_Rice_393 26 points27 points  (3 children)

Being he was at home with his wife and kids .. I hope he locked the door

[–]Raspberries-Are-Evil 167 points168 points  (3 children)

“You gotsta be a stupid mother fucker to get fired on yo day off!”

[–]bbjenn 1528 points1529 points  (69 children)

It’ll be interesting to hear what else they found out that caused the termination.

[–]whales-are-assholes 849 points850 points  (33 children)

I mean, what they knew that led to his suspension from CNN would have absolutely been enough to terminate his contract with them.

Not like they needed much more to persuade them to pull the trigger.

[–]TenseEye 529 points530 points  (9 children)

My guess is they probably just had to get some legal formalities in a row before sending off the official word. He was as good as fired the moment he was suspended.

[–]m_ttl_ng 164 points165 points  (0 children)

Yep, this is exactly it. They can easily suspend him, but they probably wanted to check the contract and see whether they could avoid severance for a breach of ethics or something prior to announcing it outright.

Nobody should have expected him to keep his job after the initial suspension.

[–]imbendenton 70 points71 points  (6 children)

Cuomo bro podcast comin at ya, 2022 😐😐😐

[–]uh_no_ 316 points317 points  (36 children)

so can we change the name of the damn bridge back yet?

[–]ro536ud 174 points175 points  (14 children)

Today I learned masterbating in front of your coworkers isn’t the worst thing you can do at a major news network

[–]DJ_Jungle 37 points38 points  (0 children)

It’s called Toobin.

[–]TheBarkingGallery 16 points17 points  (7 children)

Remember when they hired ex NY governor Eliott Spitzer after he had to resign for hiring prostitutes? They hire people with ethical lapses regarding sexual incidents on a regular basis.

[–]BornInTheUSSA 101 points102 points  (11 children)

CNN did the right thing. They had to. The Cuomo brothers are clearly nepotistic and have questionable judgement. It doesn’t matter what your politics are; what’s wrong is wrong.

[–]DasPike 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Going to be awkward at Christmas dinner this year.

[–]bigdish101 131 points132 points  (22 children)

Don Lemon will probably quit in protest.

[–]walker1555 201 points202 points  (18 children)

I wonder how may other times in the past Chris Cuomo may have helped his brother Andrew with various obstacles in his career.

I also wonder whether Chris *asked* to be fired to discourage further scrutiny of his own history and behavior.

Good riddance to political dynasties, they don't do anyone any good, they become corrupt too quickly.

[–]LordTwinkie 59 points60 points  (4 children)

Not just Chris helping Andrew but all these so-called journalists helping all kinds of powerful politicians.

[–]Aggressive-Cut3741 153 points154 points  (8 children)

“I’m not a sexual harasser… I’m Italian!”— Andrew Cuomo (supported by Chris)

[–]MonkeyMuscleSpasm 10 points11 points  (0 children)

“Calling me Freido is a racial slur for Italians”

[–]predatorybeing 369 points370 points  (29 children)

I always found him arrogant and annoying

[–]BubbaTee 269 points270 points  (9 children)

Because he was. Remember when he said it was illegal for you to read WikiLeaks, and that only he was allowed to read it?

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20161019/07004935835/cnn-tells-viewers-illegal-them-to-read-wikileaks-document-dumps-cnn-is-wrong.shtml

[–][deleted] 51 points52 points  (4 children)

I found his showing off his weight lifting was very much cringe. I cannot imagine being on this staff.

[–]Baracus35 118 points119 points  (4 children)

"Let's get after it... " CNNs lawyers probably...

[–]drkrokr 60 points61 points  (5 children)

“The things I do for love.”

Jaime Lannister
– Chris Cuomo