Don Lemon teases departure from CNN tonight present then takes to Twitter to say he’ll return Monday with particulars of latest format
- Don Lemon, 55, introduced on Friday night time the 10pm present could be his final
- He then took to Twitter to say that he would clarify extra on Monday at 10pm
- The Louisiana-born anchor, considered one of CNN’s greatest stars, is just not quitting community
- Lemon joined CNN in 2006 and is likely one of the most distinguished black anchors
Don Lemon informed his viewers on Friday night time that his present was ending – stunning his viewers with an surprising assertion.
‘Earlier tonight I mentioned I had an announcement, and I do,’ he declared.
‘It has been actually, actually nice.
‘That is the final night time that we’ll be CNN with Don Lemon.’
Lemon, 55, instantly defined on Twitter after his present that he was not leaving the community – and that he’ll be again on Monday.
‘Hey everybody. Not what you assume. I am not leaving CNN. Tune in for the handoff on Monday at 10pE and I am going to clarify,’ he wrote.
The announcement seemed to be a tease for a brand new format for his present.
Don Lemon on Friday night time shocked his followers by declaring that the present could be his final
He later defined, in a clip posted to Twitter: ‘So I bought again right down to my workplace after the present – all people relax.
‘I did not say I used to be leaving CNN.
‘I simply mentioned it was the top of an period for CNN with Don Lemon.
‘I’m not leaving CNN. So you’ll have to tune in Monday at 10 o’clock to see.
‘That is it. So loosen up. I am not leaving. I am not leaving!’
Lemon had earlier tweeted a video clip of him at his desk, saying: ‘Tonight I’ve an announcement concerning the present. Finish of an period. Shall I say that? Tune in tonight at 10 and I am going to inform you what’s up?’
On air, he mentioned that it was his final night time internet hosting CNN Tonight with Don Lemon.
His transient remarks confused his viewers, and upset his followers.
‘My husband was sleep and I woke him up screaming. He was like what’s mistaken. I mentioned Don is leaving,’ tweeted one girl.
‘So now I can get my blood strain beneath management. Lord assist! Don’t scare me like that.’
One other fan mentioned: ‘My Dad got here operating to inform me after he watched. We had been involved.’
‘Dude!!!!! can’t do that to us,’ laughed one other, when he posted the clip explaining he was not leaving.
‘Good that was scary,’ mentioned one fan.
One other tweeted a photograph of her three Dachshunds trying shocked.
‘What? Critically, Don, that is very hectic. Even my three Doxies are stressed.’
Lemon in March printed a e book on racism which shot to the highest of best-seller lists.
Entitled This Is the Hearth: What I Say to My Mates About Racism, he has closely promoted the e book on his present and to his 1.2 million Twitter followers.
In 2016, Lemon informed Selection he wish to strive one thing totally different after the Trump period.
‘I would love it to be a bit bit looser. I might like it to be like HBO,’ he mentioned.
‘I might love to have the ability to say these belongings you by no means say on fundamental cable. I might love to have the ability to have these conversations the best way Invoice Maher does.’