CNN’s Chris Cuomo Becomes unhinged after man calls him ‘Fredo’, “I’ll f***ing throw you down these stairs like a f***ing punk. … Take a swing, c’mon boy.” As the man argues back and others crowd around them, Cuomo continues, “You want to call me sh*t, call me sh*t then. I’m f***ing right here. I’ll f***ing wreck your sh*t. You didn’t know what you were doing when you called me Fredo?”

The term comes from “The Godfather,” where it’s the nickname of Frederico Corleone, the least successful sibling in the mafia family. Cuomo, whose brother is New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, equated the reference to the N-word for black people.

“Only punk **s bitches from the right call me Fredo,” Cuomo said. “Fredo is from ‘The Godfather.’ He was a weak brother. And they use it as an Italian aspersion. Any of you Italian? It’s a f***ing insult to the people. … It’s like the N-word for us.”


President Trump responded to the video on Twitter Tuesday. “I thought Chris was Fredo also. The truth hurts. Totally lost it! Low ratings CNN,” he wrote.

Cuomo acknowledged he could have handled the situation better: