Don Lymon annoys CNN’s departure tonight, then took to Twitter to say he would return on Monday with details of a new format
- The 55-year-old Don Limon announced on Friday night that the show at 22:00 will be his last
- He then turned to Twitter to say he would explain more on Monday at 10 p.m.
- The Louisiana-born anchor, one of CNN’s biggest stars, is not leaving the net
- Lemon joined CNN in 2006 and is one of the most famous black anchors
Don Limon told his audience on Friday night that his show was over – he shocked his viewers with an unexpected statement.
“I said earlier tonight that I have a message and I am doing it,” he said.
“It was really, really great.
“This is the last night we’ll be on CNN with Don Limon.”
The 55-year-old Limon immediately explained on Twitter after his show that he is not leaving the network – and that he will return on Monday.
‘Hello, everyone. Not what you think. I’m not leaving CNN. Sign up for Monday’s broadcast at 10pE and I’ll explain, “he wrote.
The announcement seemed like a tease of a new format for his show.
Don Limon shocked his fans on Friday night by saying the show would be his last
He later explained in a video posted on Twitter: “So I went back to my office after the show – everyone calm down.
“I didn’t say I was leaving CNN.
“I just said it’s the end of an era for CNN with Don Limon.
“I’m not leaving CNN. So you’ll have to set up Monday at 10 a.m. to see.
‘That’s it. So relax. I’m not leaving. I’m not leaving!
Earlier, Limon had tweeted his video on his desk, saying, “I have a message for the show tonight. End of an era. Should I say it? Set yourself tonight at 10 and I’ll tell you what’s up?
On the air, he said that this was his last night, host of CNN Tonight with Don Lemon.
His brief remarks confused his viewers and upset his fans.
“My husband was asleep and I woke him up screaming. He was like what was wrong. I said Don was leaving, ”tweeted a woman.
“So now I can control my blood pressure. God help! It doesn’t scare me like that.
Another fan said: “My father came running to tell me after watching him. We were worried.
‘Dude !!!!! he can’t do that to us, “another laughed when he posted the video, explaining that he wasn’t leaving.
“Good thing it was scary,” said one fan.
Another tweet in which her three dachshunds look shocked.
‘What? Seriously, Don, this is very stressful. Even all three of my Doxies are stressed.
In March, Lemon published a book on racism, which topped the best-selling lists.
Titled This is the Fire: What I tell my friends about racism, he greatly promoted the book on his show and in front of his 1.2 million followers on Twitter.
In 2016, Limon told Variety that he would like to try something different after the Trump era.
“I would like it to be a little looser. I would like it to be like HBO, “he said.
“I would love to be able to say these things that you never say on the main cable. I would love to be able to have these conversations the way Bill Maher does.
Lemon was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and is the son of successful civil rights lawyer Wilman Lee Richardson.
He graduated with a degree in journalism from Brooklyn College in 1996 and began his career in local television before being hired by CNN in 2006.
Lemon revealed that he is gay in his 2011 resume “Transparent” and shares his time between Harlem and Sag Harbor with fiancé Tim Malone, a real estate agent.