In response to a report by the Washington Examiner, MSNBC was trying to substitute Rachel Maddow with former MSNBC host Keith Olbermann till Maddow voiced opposition to the transfer.
“NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell and NBCUniversal Information Group Chairman Cesar Conde have been in talks with Olbermann about returning to the community, Olbermann advised Supply Materials, a publication for the Daily Beast. However these discussions have been put to an finish with Maddow opposing the thought” Elizabeth Faddis of the Washington Examiner reported.
Olbermann lashed out at Maddow’s manufacturing advisor and former MSNBC president Phil Griffin in a press release after the information broke: “I provided to have her manufacturing firm ‘produce’ the present. Would give her proxy management and a f***ton of cash, however she and Phil Griffin refused. I don’t count on to proceed negotiations with the successors to this administration group. Administration is worse than asleep on the swap.”
In January, Maddow announced she was taking a hiatus from her weeknight present to work on varied tasks like filming a film primarily based on her e-book and podcast on former Vice President Spiro Agnew known as “Bag Man”. This regardless of not too long ago signing a $30 million greenback contract with MSNBC to proceed internet hosting her present The Rachel Maddow Present.
The truth that Olbermann was even being thought of is unusual contemplating he was suspended from MSNBC for making political contributions through the 2010 midterm elections in a blatant violation of the community’s guidelines. He subsequently left the community in January 2011. Olbermann was additionally fired from ESPN in 2015 for making insulting feedback about Penn State college students on Twitter.
However we should not be stunned, it is clear that MSNBC is determined for brand spanking new on-air expertise. A lot in order that they’ve reportedly sought after White Home Press Secretary Jen Psaki.