Earlier this week, cable news network CNN parted ways with longtime on-air personality Don Lemon, who had been mired in controversy of late.
Lemon’s demotion from primetime anchor to morning show third-wheel was already rather humiliating, and Lemon seemed to be far more combative and poorly behaved in the early hours of the day.
Now, after CNN cut him loose on Monday, rapper Rick Ross is trying to help the down-on-his-luck personality get back on his feet.
The fast food industry has stepped forward to help Don Lemon as he recovers from being sacked by CNN and faces his next career move. Rapper Rick Ross took to Instagram to offer Don Lemon a job at WingStop and asked him to “just send over your résumé” to expedite the hiring process.
The rapper reportedly owns nearly 30 WingStop locations across the United States.
“Just found out Don Lemon was terminated from CNN,” Ross said, “Damn, Don. But guess what? The brothers got your back. We hiring at Wingstop and for some reason I believe you know what you doing with them lemon pepper wings. So, man, just send over your résumé. 17 years. Damn. But I’mma make sure I get you in front of the right grill, brother.”
And that wasn’t all:
The rapper then released another Instagram video in which he said he wanted to collaborate with Lemon on a new flavor of his Rapstar energy drink line.
“Just came up with a wonderful idea — well, really, Don, you helped me come up with this,” Ross said. “I need to hit the team over at Rapstar Energy Drink and let ’em know we should introduce the Don Lemon flavor. What y’all think? Aye, Don, we got you brother!”
Lemon had been employed at CNN for 17 years.
His ouster came within hours of the news of Tucker Carlson’s firing at rival Fox News.
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