St Louis host Vic Faust fired after Crystal Cooper rant caught on mic


St Louis host Vic Faust has been fired from Fox 2 after he launched a rant in opposition to his co-host Crystal Cooper, St. Louis Post-Dispatch has reported.

The info comes after Faust was caught in a leaked off-air recording the place he made remarks about his co-host.

After the knowledge station confirmed his dismissal, Faust has since come forward with a press launch and apologized to Cooper.

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Faust fired after remarks about co-host Crystal Cooper

Fox 2 has confirmed that Vic Faust is just not employed on the knowledge station following a tirade in opposition to his co-host Crystal Cooper.

General supervisor Kurt Krueger knowledgeable St. Louis Post-Dispatch: “Vic Faust no longer works for Fox 2, KPLR (Channel 11) or Nexstar Media.”

Krueger hasn’t provided any further suggestions in the intervening time.

Cooper was part of Faust’s morning radio current on KFNS (100.7 FM), generally called The Viper.

What occurred?

As reported by New York Post, Faust was caught off-air ranting about his co-host Crystal Cooper whereas they hosted an episode collectively on September 13.

According to the outlet, Faust made the suggestions all through a enterprise break on the current.

The presenter reportedly knowledgeable his co-host: “Your kids have an (expletive) terrible mom. I feel sorry for them,” to which Cooper responded: “Wow, wow.”

As per New York Post, Faust knowledgeable Cooper to not return to the current and said: “You’re an (expletive) mom, you don’t even know the topics we’re talking about. You’re just stupid.”

Cooper tried to defend herself all through the break and repeatedly knowledgeable Faust to “grow up”.

New York Post notes that Faust confirmed the remarks to St. Louis Post-Dispatch and said that there was “background” behind the off-air incident.

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Faust speaks out

Faust has come forward with a press launch on Twitter and apologized to Cooper following his remarks, saying that he had “made a huge mistake”.

“I am very sorry. My words hurt Crystal, my colleagues and family. I made a huge mistake and I’m ashamed,” he wrote.

“As I work to earn trust again, I hope we can have an open dialogue about respect in the workplace and forgiveness. My mistake is not my kids’. Please respect their privacy.”

Faust’s Twitter account appears to be taken down and it’s not obtainable on the time of publication.

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