Glenn Beck walks out of CNN interview after question on future of media company

Conservative commentator Glenn Beck walked out of an appearance on CNN on Sunday after being questioned about the future of his conservative media company The Blaze.

“Reliable Sources” host Brian Stelter brought up a report from the Daily Beast stating that The Blaze had undergone another round of layoffs and that a deal to sell Beck’s news outlet to The Daily Wire had fallen through.

“There’s this new headline on the Daily Beast that your company’s in trouble, that you were trying to find a buyer?” Stelter asked Beck.


“Is this related to the point about people not talking to each other? That if you want to create that media company, there’s no interest? What’s going on with that?” he asked.

“Wow,” Beck replied, removing his microphone. “Brian, thanks a lot, I think that’s the most ridiculous question I’ve ever heard.”

“I’m sitting here, ready to talk to you about the detaining of children and parents, trying to break families apart,” Beck continued.

“We want to stop it and you want to play those games? Have a nice day,” Beck said, before walking out of view of the camera.

“What game did I just play?” Stelter said.

The CNN host then referenced the Daily Beast report and noted that it is “well-known” that Beck has attempted to sell The Blaze.

“Frankly, I thought Glenn deserved a chance to address those reports,” Stelter said. “I hope he’ll come back and talk about it.”

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