The New Yorker has cut Ryan Lizza over alleged sexual misconduct:

CNN has provided this update:

Lizza has released this statement:

Yashar Ali has tweeted out a statement from the litigation firm that represents Lizza’s accuser. They insist it was not a respectful relationship:

Back in July, Lizza’s interview with then-White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci led to his ouster after only ten days on the job. Here’s an excerpt from the crude interview:

I asked him why it was so important for the dinner to be kept a secret. Surely, I said, it would become public at some point. “I’ve asked people not to leak things for a period of time and give me a honeymoon period,” he said. “They won’t do it.” He was getting more and more worked up, and he eventually convinced himself that Priebus was my source.

“They’ll all be fired by me,” he said. “I fired one guy the other day. I have three to four people I’ll fire tomorrow. I’ll get to the person who leaked that to you. Reince Priebus—if you want to leak something—he’ll be asked to resign very shortly.” The issue, he said, was that he believed Priebus had been worried about the dinner because he hadn’t been invited. “Reince is a fucking paranoid schizophrenic, a paranoiac,” Scaramucci said. He channelled Priebus as he spoke: “ ‘Oh, Bill Shine is coming in. Let me leak the fucking thing and see if I can cock-block these people the way I cock-blocked Scaramucci for six months.’ ” (Priebus did not respond to a request for comment.)

On a podcast last week, Scaramucci believed that something would happen to Lizza soon. From The Hill:

“This guy’s obviously a very bad actor,” Scaramucci told Carton on Monday. “Karma’s a bitch. It’ll come back and bite him. You’ll see.”

This past fall, a “Sh*tty Media Men” list made its rounds among female journalists and Lizza had a spot on it. The list said that he is “[C]reepy af [as f*ck] in the DM’s.”