Longtime New Yorker staff writer Jeffrey Toobin was fired Wednesday after exposing himself on a video call last month.
The Daily Beast first reported that New Yorker employees had received a memo from the chief people officer at Condé Nast, which owns The New Yorker, who told them Toobin was fired following an investigation. Toobin quickly confirmed the news on Twitter, writing that he was fired, but "will always love the magazine, will miss my colleagues, and will look forward to reading their work."
Toobin was reportedly in a video call with New Yorker and WNYC radio staffers last month when he apparently exposed himself. Toobin insisted he thought his camera was off, calling it all an "embarrassingly stupid mistake." Toobin was suspended by CNN, where he serves as a legal analyst, after the incident, but it's unclear if he still has that job.