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Chris Cuomo Seeks $125 Million From CNN


The former cable news anchor Chris Cuomo is seeking $125 million from CNN for what his lawyers claim was wrongful termination when the cable news network fired him in December.In a legal filing on Wednesday with JAMS, an arbitration organization, Mr. Cuomo’s lawyer, Bryan Freedman, said he was seeking the $15 million that Mr. Cuomo was owed under his contract as well as “future wages lost as a result of CNN’s efforts to destroy his reputation.”Mr. Cuomo was fired days after the New York attorney general released a trove of emails and text messages that indicated he had been intimately involved with providing strategic advice to his brother, Andrew M. Cuomo, who was confronting a mounting sexual harassment scandal while serving as governor of New York.Mr. Cuomo was fired by Jeff Zucker, CNN’s president at the time. Mr. …

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