Chris Cuomo visited HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher on Friday and reflect on his departure from CNN.
As they sat down, host Bill Maher asked Cuomo if he was happy about his recently launched podcast, Project Chris Cuomo, has been noticed. Cuomo was previously a CNN host until the cable channel dumped him in December amid revelations that he had advised his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, regarding allegations of harassment. sexual disorder.
“Happiness – maybe not the right word,” Cuomo replied. “I felt like I lost my sense of purpose for a while because of how it all ended.”
Cuomo said his goal with his future projects is to “cross over the two toxic aspects of partisan politics and speak to the masses of the people in this country who are ordinary and they want to be.” everything makes sense.”
When Maher asked if he was pleased to hear reports that his former CNN ratings had dropped significantly since he left, Cuomo said it was and he didn’t. believe in schadenfreude. “It’s a great organization and they’re great people there,” he said. “I want good things for the people there. I don’t like how it ends. I had a great team that I couldn’t say goodbye to. I just want to move on.”
When asked how his brother Andrew is now after stepping down as governor of New York in August, Chris said, “I have to say, ‘Oh, he’s great,’ but that would be what we call bullshit. kid, right?” The journalist added, “He’s had a hard time, and I’ve watched that, and I’m proud of the way he’s handled himself.”
Cuomo also discussed his own newly announced primetime show on the NewsNation cable network that will launch this fall: “I’m going to NewsNation because I believe in the media insurgency and I think NewsNation has chance not to be seen as a thinker.”