Celebrities who adored New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo fell silent on Tuesday as he stepped down from his post.
Cuomo’s resignation from his post comes amid the fallout from his sexual harassment scandal. The resignation will take effect in 14 days.
Earlier this month, Attorney General Letitia James released a report finding the New York governor sexually harassed several women. Cuomo before denied any wrongdoing.
Comedians, actors and actresses have spent much of their forties congratulating Cuomo on his coronavirus response, despite the governor being accused of altering nursing home data to hide a number of higher dead.
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The celebs’ willingness to share their opinions on Cuomo with the world mysteriously vanished Tuesday when Fox News asked them to comment on his resignation.
Comedian Chelsea Handler could not be reached for comment, although she recently revealed her crush on the New York governor is over.
“I found out everything we found out about him… and I thought, well, I guess he’s a guy who doesn’t like being offered to him. So my crush on him is, yeah , COMPLETED “, Handler Recount Kara Swisher, host of the “Sway” podcast, in July.
However, it’s unclear whether Jada Pinkett-Smith’s crush on the Governor is gone.
“My celebrity crush right now: Governor [Andrew] Cuomo, “Pinkett-Smith said on her show” Red Table Talk. “I don’t miss a press conference. When Cuomo is on, I’m like ‘I have to go check out my celebrity crush now, sorry.’ “
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Sarah Silverman once publicly joked that she was from Handler competetion regarding Cuomo’s love interest. The comedian could not be reached to discuss the governor’s resignation.
Musician Cher hasn’t been candid about Cuomo’s accusers or his resignation. Cher once said “in love“with the governor.
Sandra Lee, who actually dated Cuomo, has been silent about her resignation. The Food Network star is said to be concerned about the governor’s daughters, according to a source.
“Sandra has spent her entire life advocating for women, and her thoughts are obviously with those women who bravely brought these issues to light,” the source told The New York Post.
“She’s a woman and a mother first and foremost and her love goes to Andrew’s daughters, that’s what really concerns her.”
Neither Robert De Niro nor Leonardo DiCaprio could be reached for comment either. De Niro has previously said he wanted to play Cuomo in a potential film about the governor’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. DiCaprio praised Cuomo for his climate change policy in the past.
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Christina Applegate also did not respond to Fox News’ request for comment. She had praised Cuomo for acting “really” in a March 2020 tweet.
“When I see people not doing what is asked, it pisses me off,” Applegate said at the time.
Comedian Alyssa Milano, who has publicly thanked Cuomo for his “passionate leadership” in the past, also did not respond.
None of the celebrities mentioned in this article responded to Fox News requests for comment.
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