CNN severs ties with host who called Trump ‘a piece of s—‘


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CNN has parted ways with controversial host Reza Aslan one week after Aslan called President Trump “a piece of s—” and “an embarrassment to mankind” on Twitter.

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

The Iranian-born Aslan is the host of CNN’s “Believer,” which aired weekly on Sunday nights. The 45-year-old author and religious…

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