Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson advised CNN’s Brian Stelter to “get out of the media, immediately,” as the CNN host’s viewership has dropped dramatically over the year.
“What if your TV show was tanking and you’d lost more than half your viewers since January?” Carlson said. “Do you think that would be exactly the moment to rerelease your book on the basis of evidence that people love you so much they’re going to buy it? Probably not. But if you work at CNN, if you’re a squeaky little guy who hosts a media show and CNN, you might just try it.”
“And if you did, what would happen?” Carlson continued. “Well, you might sell just 2,000 copies in the entire first week. That book currently ranks #4,007 on the bestseller list. There are many how-to-manuals having to do with HVAC or hanging drywall or insulation that are outselling that book.”
“By the way, we don’t mean to be mean or anything,” Carlson concluded. “It’s just if all signs point to one conclusion, get out of media, immediately. Get out of media. Maybe it’s time to get out of media.”
Carlson’s comments come a week after Podcast Host Joe Rogan informed the CNN anchor that his show is “f***in terrible.”
Stelter’s show has continued to fall in popularity this year as over 72% of its viewers have quit watching the show since January, according to the Daily Wire.