CNN fires Reza Aslan over tweets blasting Trump


CNN dumped another contributor who ridiculed President Trump.

Reza Aslan, who launched the high-minded non-fiction series “Believer” three months ago, was fired by the network after he slammed Trump as a “piece of s—” among other criticisms on Twitter — days after Kathy Griffin was booted by CNN for her shocking photo of a beheaded Trump.

“CNN has decided to not move forward with production on the acquired series ‘Believer with Reza Aslan,'” CNN said in a statement to Variety. “We wish Reza and his production team all the best. “

The ousting comes after Aslan condemned Trump on Twitter for using the recent terror attack in London to preach the need for his controversial travel ban.

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Reza Aslan is out at CNN. (Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Turner)

Aslan, 45, expressed his disappointment over the ousting Friday afternoon on Twitter.

“Believer means a great deal to me and to the countless viewers it’s reached,” he said in a statement. “Its message of religious tolerance of religious tolerance and…

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