Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley isn’t sad to see the departure of Don Lemon, who was suddenly terminated by CNN just hours after his final on-air appearance Monday.
While CNN’s official statement said that Lemon and the network “parted ways,” the embattled liberal anchor alleged he found out about his dismissal through his agent and took a swipe at CNN’s leadership. A spokesperson disputed Lemon’s statement as “inaccurate.”
Haley reacted to the stunning media news by taking a not-so-veiled shot at Lemon, promoting her “Past My Prime?” campaign koozies featuring cans of “lemonade.”
CNN FIRES DON LEMON, LEAVING LONGTIME ANCHOR ‘STUNNED’
“A great day for women everywhere. Now, let’s get men out of women’s sports. #StillInMyPrime,” Haley tweeted.
Haley’s tweet was an overt reference to Lemon’s controversial remarks in February when he claimed that the 51-year-old GOP hopeful was past her “prime” as she advocated for politicians over 75 to take a mandatory cognitive test.
Lemon’s comments were universally panned. Lemon’s CNN colleagues fumed over his remarks, and he was the target of mockery from Biden spokesperson Karine Jean-Pierre during a White House briefing. The controversy even made its way to…