Jeffrey Toobin Returns To CNN, Calls Zoom Incident “Deeply Moronic And Indefensible”

"You got it all right, sad to say," Toobin answered.
Jeffrey Toobin returned to CNN on Thursday, his first appearance since the revelation in October that he was caught masturbating on a Zoom call meeting with other staffers of the New Yorker.
CNN had no comment on Toobin's return. He will be back on a regular basis.” />
I didn’t think other people could see me.” Toobin said that his behavior was "deeply moronic and indefensible," and that "I didn’t think I was on the call.
Toobin answered, "Obviously I wasn't thinking very well or very much, and it was something that was inexplicable to me."
To quote Jay Leno, what the hell were you thinking?" Camerota then said, "OK, let's start there.
Toobin was fired from the New Yorker after the incident, but it was announced that he would take time off from the network, where he is a longtime legal analyst.
"I wouldn't exactly say in my defense, because nothing is really in my defense, I didn't think I was on the call. I didn't think other people could see me," he said.
This was deeply moronic and indefensible. I thought that I had turned off the Zoom call. He responded, "Correct. But that is part of the story." Now that is not a defense.
She went on, "In October, you were on a Zoom call with your colleagues from the New Yorker magazine. Do I have all that right?" Everyone took a break for several minutes during which time you were caught masturbating on camera. You were subsequently fired from that job after 27 years of working there, and you since then have been on leave from CNN.
"You thought that you had turned off your camera?" Camerota asked.
I will do the honors." Some of our viewers may not know what has happened, so I guess I will recap. CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota opened an afternoon segment on the network by saying to Toobin, "I feel like we should address what happened in the months since we have seen you.
Working on a new book about the Oklahoma City bombing, but I am trying to become the kind of person that people can trust again." Trying to do some public service. Toobin said that he has spent the seven months since then — "the most miserable months in my life" — "trying to be a better person. Working in a food bank, which I certainly continue to do. In therapy.

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