Melissa Harris-Perry Speaks Out on MSNBC Departure

Former MSNBC Host Melissa Harris-Perry is speaking out on her departure with the major news network.

During an interview with CNN, the host said that her exit negotiations with MSNBC fell through after she refused to accept the terms of a non-disparagement clause that she describes as a gag order.

“They wanted me to sign a non-disparagement clause, and we had a deep disagreement over what constituted the non-disparagement clause,” she said. “The wanted me not to speak about MSNBC. I said no.”

On Sunday the network announced that it was parting ways with the television show host. That came two days after she published an email to friends saying she had been “silenced” because the network had pre-empted her show for two weekends.

On Tuesday, Harris-Perry took to Twitter to express her feelings on how the decision went:

 

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