The former CNN primetime host Chris Cuomo filed a request for arbitration on Wednesday, seeking $125m in damages for alleged wrongful termination.
The network fired Cuomo in December, following an inquiry into his efforts to help his brother, the former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who was accused of sexual harassment.
Chris Cuomo maintains that he was transparent with CNN about his role as his brother’s confidant and had “no reason to believe” that this violated the network’s policies. He also claimed that the former CNN chief Jeff Zucker and one-time marketing chief Allison Gollust had themselves provided advice to the former governor.
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