Andy Cohen spoke out in exhilaration for the departure of Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Andy Cohen spoke out in excitement for the departure of Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Andy Cohen spoke out in excitement for the departure of Mayor Bill de Blasio.

This is what CNN believes stains its brand?

We are now on Day 4 of the Andy Cohen tragedy, the network’s execs and unidentified top staffers in high anger over Cohen’s wild, drunken goodbye to outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Actually, CNN: Why the very shocked reaction? This is a network that bolster Chris Cuomo through numerous outrageous wrongdoing, important included using his position to streak his discredited brother’s accusers.

Don Lemon, believable accused of sexual assault, is yet there, nevertheless getting drunk on-air every New Year’s Eve.

Where’s the anger?

And what of comic Dulcé Sloan? She told Lemon, on this same broadcast, that her New Year’s intention was,

“No more broke dick. No more penis from a man that has no money.”

Bill de Blasio isn’t the real ‘crisis’ at CNN: Bravo, Andy Cohen’s savage rants

There’s as well Cuomo’s one time news producer John Griffin, just sacked by the network following his arrest on federal charges of craving young girls for sex — suspended at first.

In spite of hesitating over such disgrace, at the very least CNN sanctioned Griffin within days, instead of allowing him to, you know, stain the brand for weeks. Or months.

Former CNN employee John Griffin was arrested and indicted in December in Vermont for attempting to “induce minors to engage in unlawful sexual activity.”
AP / Vermont State Police

Don Lemon is facing a sexual assault allegation.
Evan Agostini/Invision/AP

Bill de Blasio isn’t the real ‘crisis’ at CNN: Bravo, Andy Cohen’s savage rants

And now a second esrtwhile CNN producer, Rick Saleeby, is under investigation for grave assertions involving

“juvenile victims” in Virginia.

Spoke for all New Yorkers
However none of this is as scandalous to CNN brass and high-level staff, it appears, as Cohen’s rant that

“the only thing Democrats and Republicans can agree on is what a dreadful mayor [de Blasio] has been. Sayonara, sucker!”

Andy Cohen’s rant is the least of CNN’s problems, writes Maureen Callahan.

Please. This is what we in New York used to call a boo.

Say what you will concerning Andy Cohen, still he spoke for the proportion of New Yorkers with that little eruption, and it felt like he guided the id of the city. He repeated what this very newspaper has been saying since de Blasio took office.

As essentially: It was good TV!

For CNN to assumed that they didn’t know who they were getting is rich. Cohen’s job chronicle can be summarized in one word: Mess.

Andy Cohen said both sides of the aisle agreed on de Blasio’s NYC tenure.
Charles Sykes/Invision/AP

He’s the face of Bravo’s “Real Housewives” franchise. His job is precisely to generate mess, prepare it, consumerise it and utilize it. He’s better at it than anyone in reality TV. He’s given CNN days of headlines and, let’s face it, a welcome diversion from the network’s very real outrageous wrongdoings.

Of the network’s very difficult employees, Cohen isn’t one of them.



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