CNN anchor Don Lemon hit out at the network after his firing, which came after accusations of misogyny and misbehaviour.
Via his Twitter account Lemon said he was not notified by management about issues they were having with him, nor was he formally told about being terminated.
“I am stunned,” Mr Lemon wrote on Twitter, saying he was told by his agent he had been let go.”
— Don Lemon (@donlemon) April 24, 2023
CNN said it “parted ways” with Mr Lemon, who co-hosted its morning show, saying “we wish him well”.
It follows on-air remarks by Mr Lemon in which he said Republican Nikki Hayley, 51, was not “in her prime”.
However the network calls bs on Lemon’s tweet, saying he was offered the chance to meet with management.
Don Lemon’s statement about this morning’s events is inaccurate. He was offered an opportunity to meet with management but instead released a statement on Twitter.
— CNN Communications (@CNNPR) April 24, 2023