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Don Lemon Signs $24.5 Million Deal to Split From CNN After He Was Fired From Network

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Don Lemon is officially separating from CNN for good after the network ousted him last year.

According to The Wrap , the former prime time host agreed to a separation deal of approximately $24.5 million, which would be the complete payment from his final contract.

As OK! previously reported, Lemon, 57, who hosted the morning show alongside Kaitlan Collins and Poppy Harlow , made headlines when he called Nikki Haley past “her prime” on television , sparking backlash from others, including his coworkers.

Don Lemon was axed from CNN in April 2023. mega

After being taken off the air, the network let him go.

“Don will forever be a part of the CNN family, and we thank him for his contributions over the past 17 years . We wish him well and will be cheering him on in his future endeavors,” they said in a statement at the time. By Stacey Sanderson,

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