Sometimes controversial CNN commentator Roland Martin will be leaving the news network next month.
While Jon Stewart was champing at the bit to joke about Dick Cheney’s heart transplant, he felt the pull to step away from it and address the tough to joke about story of the Trayvon Martin shooting.
Roland Martin, the CNN commentator who was suspended by the cable news outlet earlier this month for a pair of homophobic tweets he sent out during this year’s Super Bowl, has received a thumbs-up from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) for his on-air apology on Sunday.
CNN suspended political analyst Roland Martin on Wednesday for “offensive” tweets during the Super Bowl that some critics said were anti-gay.
A national gay-rights group is calling for CNN to fire a commentator over Tweets the gay group felt were homophobic.