Cuomo Stripped Of Emmy Award For COVID Briefings

Politico reports:

Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been stripped of the honorary Emmy given to him for his Covid briefings last year. The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the revocation on Tuesday, hours after he stepped down as governor in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal.

“His name and any reference to his receiving the award will be eliminated from International Academy materials going forward,” the group said in a statement.

The Academy awarded Cuomo its Founders Award in November “in recognition of his leadership during the Covid-19 pandemic and his masterful use of television to inform and calm people around the world,” according to the press release issued at the time.

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