Sanchez Says He ‘Screwed Up,’ Wants CNN Job Back

by | October 8, 2010 at 7:47 AM | Cable News, Good Morning America, Late Night, TV News

Ex-CNN Host Rick Sanchez (Photo: CNN)

Ex-CNN Host Rick Sanchez (Photo: CNN)


BY: Frazier Moore

NEW YORK – Fired CNN host Rick Sanchez isn’t mincing any words. He says he was wrong and he screwed up.

Interviewed on ABC’s ‘Good Morning America‘ a week after losing his job at CNN, Sanchez apologized Friday for his slams at CNN and at Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart, whom he had called a “bigot.”

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Those remarks were aired on a radio program on Sept. 30.

Sanchez explained that he was tired when he made that radio appearance and said things he didn’t mean to say. A day later, he was out of a job.

He has no beef with Stewart or with CNN, he declared.

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When ‘GMA’ host George Stephanopoulos asked if he would ever go back to CNN if given the chance, Sanchez said, “absolutely. CNN is a wonderful, wonderful organization.”

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