MSNBC avoids covering Chris Cuomo's sexual harassment scandal plaguing CNN


Veteran TV producer Shelley Ross alleged in a New York Times guest essay published Friday morning that CNN anchor Chris Cuomo grabbed her buttock at an event in 2005 when the two of them worked at ABC News. She even included an email he sent to her at the time apologizing for the incident. Cuomo reiterated his apology to his former boss in a statement to the Times.

However, MSNBC turned a blind eye to the newly-emerged controversy, avoiding any mention of it throughout the day's programming, according to Grabien transcripts.

MSNBC and CNN rarely address each other's embarrassing headlines. MSNBC offered minimal coverage of Cuomo's involvement in the scandals of his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, which range from aiding his brother's response to sexual misconduct accusers to receiving VIP COVID tests in the early months of the pandemic.

The Peacock Network also completely avoided the awkward return of CNN's chief legal analyst and Zoom masturbation star Jeffrey Toobin, per Grabien.

CNN, in return, almost never covers MSNBC's controversies and the outlandish commentary. More recentl... (Read more)

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