You might need thought there was a bizarre glitch within the matrix yesterday, when two cable information mainstays on two totally different channels each obtained the ax from their respective jobs. Or maybe it was Nationwide Cable Information Cleansing Home Day, and also you’d simply by no means observed earlier than.
In any occasion, each Don Lemon, previously of CNN, and Tucker Carlson, previously of Fox Information, at the moment are out of labor. And neither break up appears amicable. Lemon stated on Twitter he was “surprised” by the transfer, one thing the community disputed. Carlson was reportedly pushed out of his job by Rupert Murdoch, and is alleged to be “blindsided” by his ouster.
Like several good disgruntled former worker, each males have lawyered up. With the identical lawyer.
Bryan Freedman earned his J.D. from College of the Pacific McGeorge College of Legislation and has developed a distinct segment within the leisure legislation market, representing former televisions hosts towards their networks. He repped Sage Steele in her authorized battle with ESPN. He additionally represented former Bachelor host Chris Harrison when he was let go from the present. Freedman negotiated the exit settlement between Megyn Kelly and NBC. He was Gabrielle Union’s lawyer after she was let go from America’s Obtained Expertise. He’s additionally Chris Cuomo’s lawyer in that messy community departure.
Simply one other means the careers of Carlson and Lemon will probably be linked going ahead.
Kathryn Rubino is a Senior Editor at Above the Legislation, host of The Jabot podcast, and co-host of Considering Like A Lawyer. AtL tipsters are the perfect, so please join along with her. Be happy to e-mail her with any suggestions, questions, or feedback and observe her on