CNN Analyst/Reporter For The New Yorker Jeffrey Toobin Suspended After He Exposed Himself During Work Zoom Call
Well, this was bound to happen. With everyone working from home, and webcams being turned on and off, mistakes are going to happen.
And it looks like Jeffrey Toobin made a pretty big mistake. Toobin is CNN’s chief legal analyst and a renowned reporter for The New Yorker. On Monday, it was revealed that The New Yorker suspended him after he accidentally exposed himself during a work zoom call.
Not only did he expose himself, he allegedly jerked it as well…
According to Vice, the call was ‘an election simulation featuring many of the New Yorker’s biggest stars,’ including Jelani Cobb, Jane Mayer, Masha Gessen (playing Donald Trump), and Toobin (standing in for the courts), among others. At one point, Toobin seemingly joined a secondary call, lowered his camera toward his penis, and allegedly — and I believe this is the technical term here — cranked it real good. He left the call, and then later returned, apparently unaware that colleagues caught the whole thing.
Toobin told reporters that he was not aware he was still on camera, but one has to wonder, what was he looking at? Was he masturbating while watching his colleagues? Or did he have a new tab open? What in the world was happening?
He released a statement apologizing to his family…
I made an embarrassingly stupid mistake, believing I was off-camera. I apologize to my wife, family, friends and co-workers. I believed I was not visible on Zoom. I thought no one on the Zoom call could see me. I thought I had muted the Zoom video.
BUT THAT STILL DOESN’T EXPLAIN WHY YOU WERE JERKING IT DURING THE WORK CALL?
No word on how long this suspension will last. I’m assuming there will be an investigation of some sort. If they can determine he was jerking off while watching his co-workers, I have to imagine he might get fired. It’s hard to come back from that.
Here are some funny tweets on the story…
Technically a CNN commentator jerking off is the most accurate simulation of election night https://t.co/l7KZlB2Cp3— Jess Dweck (@TheDweck) October 19, 2020
Poor Jeff Toobin is going to have to cure cancer and invent time travel to keep the words "Zoom" and "dick" out of his obituary.— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) October 19, 2020