Chris Cuomo e book cancelled after CNN host’s firing

Chris Cuomo throughout an interview on August 1, 2019.

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A division of HarperCollins Publishers mentioned Tuesday that it has canceled plans to publish a e book by Chris Cuomo, who was fired over the weekend by CNN following controversy over his position advising his brother, disgraced former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

HarperCollins’ Customized Home imprint initially deliberate to publish Chris Cuomo’s e book, titled “Deep Denial,” in fall 2022.

“We don’t intend to publish the e book,” mentioned Kelly Rudolph, a spokeswoman for Customized Home.

Rudolph didn’t instantly reply when requested if Cuomo had acquired an advance to put in writing the e book, and if that’s the case, whether or not that cash has been refunded.

Information of the cancellation got here a day after Cuomo mentioned he was ending his SiriusXM present, and hours after the Wall Road Journal reported that CNN President Jeff Zucker had informed the information community staff that CNN won’t pay Cuomo severance.

Zucker additionally informed staff at a city corridor that he wished Cuomo had taken a go away of absence in Might, after revelations that he had been advising Andrew Cuomo on the right way to cope with claims of sexual harassment by a number of ladies, the Journal reported.

A spokesman for Cuomo declined to remark to CNBC.

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