As you’ve probably heard by now, Chris Cuomo went ballistic when a man called him ‘Fredo.’
It’s the “N-word” for Italians, he shouted.
What’s interesting, is that the angry CNN host once called HIMSELF the very same ‘ethnic slur.’
According to the New York Post:
Cuomo was interviewed by Curtis Sliwa on his AM 970 radio show in January 2010 about whether his brother Andrew might seek the Democratic nomination for governor.
Sliwa said he dubbed the Cuomo family “la Cuomo Nostra.”
“There is a group of people — politicos — who always hint they might run, but not necessarily plunge all the way, and they are members of la Cuomo.”
“Who am I, then, Fredo?” Cuomo asked in response.
OH DEAR LORD! HOW OFFENSIVE! HOW DAR EHE USE THE N-WORD?!
“Yes, exactly,” Sliwa said. “So you better be careful that your brother Andrew doesn’t kiss you on both cheeks and then all of a sudden they take you out on the middle of the lake and where’s Chris?”
“He kisses me plenty because he’s a great big brother,” Cuomo said.
So of course, Chris Cuomo can call himself Fredo, but if someone else does, he’s going to “throw you down these stairs like a f***king punk.”