RadarOnline reported exclusively today that Chris Cuomo had resigned as co-anchor of Good Morning America, and speculated that he might land as host of NBC’s Dateline. According to GossipCop it turns out that they got this entirely wrong. Cuomo has not resigned from ABC nor GMA. Update – ABC confirms that the rumor is completely untrue.
Gossip Cop hears that Radar’s report is 100 percent inaccurate. Cuomo has NOT resigned from ABC.
We’re told Radar’s false alarm has sent shock waves through the offices of ABC, which is now concerned that they may lose the respected newsman, who’s being courted by other networks.
It’s well known throughout ABC that a Cuomo departure would not only be a huge loss to the news division, but it would also take a tremendous toll on the morale of the staff, which is quite fond of Cuomo.
Just six weeks ago, Cuomo edged out Stephanopoulos in an AOL poll which asked who should fill Diane Sawyer’s seat on GMA.
UPDATE: TV Newser reports that ABC News spokesperson Jeffrey Schneider has told them, “I just got off the phone with Chris who told me, ‘nothing could be further from the truth.'”
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