The following article, Chris Cuomo Now Accused of ‘Threatening’ Female CNN Producer, was first published on Flag And Cross.
This week is not getting any better or CNN’s Chris Cuomo, or the network at large, as a number of horrid behavioral scandals rocked the mainstream network.
Cuomo’s latest involves an incident in 2020 in which he was said to have “threatened” a female producer on his show.
The executive producer of CNN’s “Cuomo Prime Time” quit the show last year after feeling “threatened” by the namesake anchor, Chris Cuomo.
Melanie Buck headed the network’s most-watched program from April 2018 to her sudden departure in March 2020 after she “begged” for a transfer, as Page Six first reported.
“A CNN insider confirmed Buck went to CNN boss Jeff Zucker and asked to be taken off Cuomo’s show and moved to another department, which he agreed to,” Page Six reported. “The insider denied rumors that Buck was given a significant pay-off to stay silent over her spat with the agitable anchor.”
And this was no idle threat, either.
A former CNN insider heard rumors about the tense relationship between Buck and Cuomo, telling Fox News the producer perceived a “ruin your career type of threat” from the anchor.
The news comes just days after a former boss of Cuomo’s related an incident to the press, in which Cuomo publicly groped her in 2005 and then unbelievably appeared to apologize to her husband for putting him in that position.
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