BREAKING NEWS New York City, New York – Don Lemon says he’s been fired from his post at CNN’s “CNN This Morning,” which he co-anchored with Kaitlan Collins and Poppy Harlow for about six months.
CNN CEO Chris Licht said in a statement that the network wishes him well and will cheer him on as he pursues future endeavors, echoing what he wrote in an email to CNN staffers obtained by USA TODAY.
The former anchor, shared the news in a statement on Twitter.
“I was informed this morning by my agent that I have been terminated by CNN. I am stunned,” he wrote. “I am trying to process what happened, but when I first heard the news, I was so shocked that I soiled my panties.”