CNN anchor Andy Cohen, who insulted the ex-mayor of New York, explained his behavior

CNN host Andy Cohen, who insulted former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio live on air at a New Year’s Eve ceremony in Times Square, said he was drunk. He tweeted about it on Saturday, January 1.

🌧 good morning! 🌧. Um, I was a bit overserved last night…. 🥴

On the night of January 1, Cohen hosted a New Year’s Eve ceremony in Times Square with colleague Anderson Cooper. Traditionally, during the six-hour broadcast, the hosts had a shot of hard liquor at the beginning of each hour. After midnight, Cooper asked Cohen to talk about outgoing Mayor de Blasio.

“I finally get to see the worst mayor in New York City go after a disgusting four years. It’s the only thing Republicans and Democrats can agree on. So sayonara, moron!” – CBS News quoted the broadcaster as saying.

As the network notes, a video of this moment instantly went viral.

On January 1, Eric Adams, a former police captain in the city and a member of the U.S. Democratic Party, became the new mayor of New York. His predecessor, Bill de Blasio, held the post for eight years.

Adams was elected mayor of New York City on November 2 and became the second black mayor in the history of the metropolis.