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Why was Roenick fired NBC?

Why was Roenick fired NBC?

Former NHL player and NBC Sports commentator Jeremy Roenick, a heterosexual man, failed to convince a New York federal judge that he was terminated because of his gender and sexual orientation — in part, because the “similar” unpunished conduct that Roenick pointed to as evidence was a scripted skit between two Olympic …

Why did Roenick get Cancelled?

Hockey star Jeremy Roenick sued NBC Sports for wrongful termination on Friday, claiming the network discriminated against him as a straight man after he made off-color remarks on a Barstool Sports podcast.

Who got fired from NBC Sports?

Drew Brees’ highly anticipated stint at NBC has reportedly come to an end. The former Saints quarterback and the network are parting ways after just one season, per Andrew Marchand of the New York Post.

What is Jeremy Roenick doing now?

And now, it’s what makes him a best-selling author. Roenick, who spent a very memorable portion of his career with the Philadelphia Flyers (2001-2005) has co-authored a book with USA Today hockey writer Kevin Allen titled “J.R. – My Life as the Most Outspoken, Fearless and Hard-Hitting Man in Hockey.”

Who is Kathryn Tappen husband?

Jay LeachKathryn Tappen / Husband (m. 2009–2014)

What did Jeremy Roenick say to get him fired?

A federal judge dismissed former NHL commentator Jeremy Roenick’s complaint that NBC fired him because he is a heterosexual man, but allowed the ex-player’s charge to proceed that the network retaliated against him for objecting to comments his boss allegedly made about his female counterpart, Kathryn Tappen.

Was Jeremy Roenick fired?

NBC fired Roenick, who subsequently filed a lawsuit claiming, among other things, his employer held him as a heterosexual male to a higher standard. He pointed to a July 2, 2020, video spoof by ice skating commentators Johnny Weir, who is gay, and Tara Lipinski.

What does Matt Lauer do for a living now?

ActorTelevision presenterTV Journalist
Matt Lauer/Professions

Where is Kathryn Tappen going?

Tappen serves as reporter for NBC Sports’ coverage of Notre Dame Football, and as co-host of Peacock Sunday Night Football Final, an NFL post-game show on NBCUniversal’s streaming service throughout the 2021 NFL season.

Is Jay Leach married?

Kathryn TappenJay Leach / Spouse (m. 2009–2014)

What is Kathryn Tappen salary?

According to a rough estimate published by Married Biography, her earnings could be anywhere from $10,000 to $203,000 per annum.