Don Lemon is quite cheery for a man whose job is hanging on by a thread.
The 55-year-old CNN host was back in action on the set of his show and appeared to be unfazed despite being accused of "biased reporting" following his boss Jeff Zucker's resignation after failing to disclose his affair with Allison Gollust.
Lemon took to his Instagram on Thursday, sharing a clip of him sitting in the anchor chair of his nightly news program. Before going live, he appeared to be having fun with the crew.
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Insiders told us they are pissed that Lemon "failed to give the Michael Avenatti verdict — a major story — the prominence it deserved and instead used our precious air to gush over Zucker."
Lemon was tight with Avenatti, which makes the whole ordeal even worse.
“CNN was biased when Jeff was in charge, but it is a rudderless ship when people like Don can now harm what credibility the network has left," the insider continued.
“This is nothing short of biased reporting. Here is Don Lemon bemoaning the demise of Zucker, but he did nothing about his pals’ inappropriate relationship despite knowing — if not being complicit — in this ‘open secret.’
“Don turned a blind eye to it. How does that make him a trustworthy source of information moving forward?”