Rudy Giuliani’s status at WABC radio unclear after battling bosses over 2020 election conspiracies

Former Big Apple Mayor Rudy Giuliani continued to grumble Monday that he was “fired” from his WABC radio present for refusing to cease peddling 2020 election conspiracy theories — however station proprietor John Catsimatidis says no official resolution on his employment status has been made.

“I never fire anybody without having a sit down, and an understanding of what went wrong,” the billionaire grocery retailer magnate informed The Post Monday.

Earlier within the day, Giuliani wrote on X, “Unfortunately, you won’t hear from me on WABC today, because I was FIRED for refusing to give in to their demand that I stop talking about the 2020 Presidential Election,” urging followers to contact the station to “ask them if they support free speech.”

Rudy Giuliani claimed that he was "fired" from his WABC radio show for refusing to stop discussing 2020 presidential election conspiracy theories.
Rudy Giuliani claimed that he was “fired” from his WABC radio present for refusing to cease discussing 2020 presidential election conspiracy theories. X/@RudyGiuliani

The ex-mayor was suspended from the station with out pay Friday after ignoring a number of formal warnings from the station to keep away from the subject and making it clear he had no intentions of following the edict.

Giuliani, 79, went on a “stolen election” tirade through the ultimate three minutes of “The Rudy Giuliani Show” Thursday, in direct defiance of a company-wide edict “not to state, suggest or imply that the election results are not valid,” in accordance with Catsimatidis, who runs Red Apple Media.

He then spent days blasting Catsimatidis throughout livestreamed broadcasts on X, accusing him of stifling his free speech and kowtowing to President Biden.

The former mayor hosted the present since 2021.

Catsimatidis stated he had despatched Giuliani a letter admonishing him that he was “prohibited from engaging in conversations relating to the 2020 presidential election” — prompting the bankrupt, twice-indicted ex-attorney for Donald Trump to fireside off a confrontational textual content message stating he was “disregarding every order given in this letter.”

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Giuliani was suspended from the station with out pay on Friday for his rant. AP

After Giuliani’s defiant missive, Catsimatidis informed The Post he was left with “no choice” however to droop Giuliani from his $15,000-per-month radio gig, telling him he wasn’t allowed to go on the air for his 3 p.m. present on Friday.

Catsimatidis stated at this level the ex-mayor turned “belligerent,” utilizing his “America’s Mayor Live” present on X later that night time to rail in opposition to the billionaire station proprietor, claiming his suspension was motivated by a need to appease “trailer trash little creep” President Biden.

“I said to him, you’re suspended, let’s sit down and talk on Monday, and then he went berserk on us,” Catsimatidis informed The Post late Friday night time.

Catsimatidis stuffed in on Giuliani’s scheduled Sunday present from 10 to 11 a.m. together with WABC 770 hosts Curtis Sliwa and Dominick Carter.

“What happened last week was very tragic,” the CEO of grocery chains Gristedes and D’Agostino Supermarkets stated on the air Sunday throughout what had beforehand been the time slot for the “Rudy Giuliani Show.”

“When I hired Rudy I got a lot of criticism,” Catsimatidis stated, referring to​ the controversy across the ex-mayor and former federal prosecutor, together with ​an FBI probe. “In this country, you’re innocent until proven guilty.”

He spoke extremely of Giuliani’s tenure as New York City mayor and stated he thought of the falling out unhappy.

Under suspension along with his destiny at the station unsure, Giuliani took to X Sunday night time in a livestream alongside his former WABC co-host Dr. Maria Ryan, doubling down with a blistering rebuke of his former boss.

“I’m not going to work for a censorship station. No one at the station can talk about the 2020 election? I talk about the 2020 election all the time​. I can’t talk about the 2020 election when there is a $148 million judgment against me?” he stated.

“John doesn’t have enough money to get me to do that. He can’t influence me with this money. He can go stuff it,” the ex-mayor fumed.

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