'Zoom masturbator' Jeffrey Toobin FIRED from New Yorker after CNN pundit 'exposed himself on video call with colleagues'

"ZOOM masturbator" Jeffrey Toobin said he's been FIRED from The New Yorker after he allegedly "exposed himself on video call with colleagues."

"I was fired today by @NewYorker after 27 years as a Staff Writer," CNN pundit Toobin wrote.

"I will always love the magazine, will miss my colleagues, and will look forward to reading their work."


It was first revealed in a Vice article on October 19 that Toobin was suspended after he was allegedly caught masturbating while on a Zoom call with coworkers.

In addition to working as a staff writer for The New Yorker, Toobin also worked as an analyst for CNN.

Multiple sources said they saw Toobin masturbating while on a Zoom call with the magazine and WNYC radio.

After it was revealed Toobin allegedly exposed himself, he apologized, dubbing it a "mistake" as he claimed he "believed I was not visible on Zoom.

"I made an embarrassingly stupid mistake, believing I was off-camera," Toobin told Vice's Motherboard.

"I apologize to my wife, family, friends and co-workers.”

He added: "I believed I was not visible on Zoom.

"I thought no one on the Zoom call could see me. I thought I had muted the Zoom video."

As Toobin's masturbation scandal emerged, the hashtag "#MeToobin" began trending on social media.

Users shared their experiences of workplace harassment and criticized Toobin's actions under the hashtag.

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