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Amid growing speculation that Warner Bros. Discovery may sell CNN in the coming year, sources told the New York Post that former CNN CEO Jeff Zucker is “likely” to make a bid to purchase the network.

Zucker allegedly “holds a grudge,” and wants to find a way to “be back on top” after he was ousted from the network more than one year ago, a source close to Zucker told the Post.

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Zucker resigned from the network in February 2022 after it was revealed he had an inappropriate relationship with one of his subordinates, Allison Gollust, the network’s chief marketing officer.

“Jeff is likely going to make a bid this fall to purchase,” a source with knowledge told the New York Post. Zucker sees an opportunity to take the helm of CNN ahead of the 2024 presidential election.

This month, CNN’s CEO, Chris Licht, was fired from his post after he tried to steer the network toward a more centrist position. An industry insider told the Post that Licht’s firing is a “sign” that Warner Bros. Discovery is “readying the cable news network for a sale.”

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