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Chris Cuomo Had to Apologize for Grabbing Ex-Boss’ Buttock at 2005 Party

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Chris Cuomo had to write an apology email to his former boss, veteran TV reporter Shelley Ross, after grabbing her rear-end at a party in 2005.

Ross spoke out about the incident in an op-ed piece for The New York Times published Friday morning. Ross, Cuomo’s boss at ABC News in the early 2000s, explained that she isn’t trying to get the CNN anchor fired from his job, but decided she couldn’t stay silent after seeing Cuomo “escape accountability” for advising his brother, disgraced former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, during his sexual-harassment scandal.

Ross wrote that the incident happened at a farewell party for an unnamed ABC News colleague in 2005. “I was at the party with my husband, who sat behind me on an ottoman sipping his Diet Coke as I spoke with work friends,” she recalled.........

© The Daily Beast

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