Vice reported earlier Monday that Toobin had uncovered himself throughout a Zoom assembly with staffers of the New Yorker and WNYC radio.
In an announcement Monday afternoon, the New Yorker stated Toobin had been “suspended whereas we examine the matter.” It declined additional remark.
A CNN spokesperson stated in an announcement that “Jeff Toobin has requested for a while off whereas he offers with a private problem, which we have now granted.”
The 60-year-old Toobin has been a New Yorker author for greater than 20 years and joined CNN in 2002. He’s the writer of a number of books, most lately “True Crimes and Misdemeanors: The Investigation of Donald Trump,” printed in August. His different works embrace “The Run of His Life: The Folks v. O J Simpson” and “The 9: Contained in the Secret World of the Supreme Court docket.”