(SEATTLE.CBSLOCAL) — A North Dakota station is facing backlash after deciding to fire a news anchor after curing on air on his first day.
A.J. Clemente announced on Twitter that KFYR-TV in Bismarck let him go after he said “f***ing s***” to open up Sunday’s newscast.
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The station announced it suspended him following the incident that has gone viral, but Clemente tweeted on Monday that he was fired.
“Rookie mistake. I’m a free agent. Can’t help but laugh at myself and stay positive,” Clemente said. “Wish I didn’t trip over my “Freaking Shoes” out of the gate.”