CNN Host Who Ate Human Brains, Called Trump ‘Piece Of Sh-T’ Out At Network

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CNN announced Friday that Reza Aslan, the Iranian-American author known for eating human brains and tweeting that President Donald Trump is “a piece of sh-t,” will not continue at the network.

Executives lost confidence in his show “Believer with Reza Aslan,” which delved into the taboo of certain religious practices and spiritual doctrine abroad, Variety Reports.

CNN said in a statement that “we wish Reza and his production team all the best.”

Aslan faced heavy criticism for his tweet disparaging the president as it was seen as disrespectful to the office and to Trump himself. The tweet read, “This piece of sh*t is not just an embarrassment to America and a stain on the presidency. He’s an embarrassment to humankind.”

Aslan issued an apology last Sunday Aslan that read:

I lost my cool and responded to him in a derogatory fashion. That’s not like me. I should have used better language to express my shock and frustration at the president’s lack of decorum and sympathy for the victims of London. I apologize for my choice of words.

This is the second time in as many weeks that a CNN media figure has been wrapped up in controversy with the president. Kathy Griffin was fired from her New Year’s Eve gig as Anderson Cooper’s sidekick after holding up a severed head of Trump for a photoshoot.

“The Daily Wire” published a list of Aslan’s greatest hits on twitter and they show a pattern for bombastic statements and foul language. He once told conservative scholar and author Dinesh D’Souza in late 2016, to “go F–k yourself.”

Back in May he derived joy in the idea that Trump would “get what’s coming to him.”

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