Jeff Zucker Resigns From CNN for Failing to Disclose a ‘Consensual Relationship’ With ‘Closest Colleague’
Dude. CNN is like a strip club.
CNN boss Jeff Zucker resigned after the Chris Cuomo investigation revealed he did not disclose a consensual relationship with a staffer.
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 years. I acknowledged the relationship evolved in recent years. I was required to disclose it when it began but I didn’t. I was wrong. As a result, I am resigning today.
As a result, I am resigning today.
Jeff Zucker just announced his resignation to a stunned CNN. pic.twitter.com/sWXYNBO20d
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) February 2, 2022
Stelter read a statement from Allison Gollust, the woman in the relationship with Zucker.
Gollust is not leaving her role as Executive VP and Chief Marketing Officer: “Jeff and I have been close friends and professional partners for over 20 years. Recently, our relationship changed during Covid. I regret that we didn’t disclose it at the right time. I’m incredibly proud of my time at CNN and look forward to continuing the great work we do everyday.”
.@brianstelter reads a statement from Allison Gollust, the colleague who was having a consensual relationship with Jeff Zucker:
"Jeff and I have been close friends and professional partners for over 20 years. Recently our relationship changed during Covid." pic.twitter.com/Cd13FR1pBB
— Mediaite (@Mediaite) February 2, 2022
Zucker was married to Caryn Nathanson from 1996 to 2019. Supposedly Zucker and Gollust began seeing each other when both were married.
The news about Zucker and Gollust came out in early January on Radar Online. Weirdly enough, the news remained under the radar.
No wonder. Zucker got heat for moving slowly against Chris Cuomo probably because he broke rules, too.
Get this. Gollust once worked as Andrew Cuomo’s communications director!DONATE
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