Friday night was NYC anchor Sue Simmons final broadcast for WNBC and the network looked back on her more than 30 years as a reporter with tributes from Derek Jeter, David Wright, Jimmy Fallon, Mark Messier, and Brian Williams along with an entertaining look back at her memorable moments including her famous "what the f*ck are you doing?" hot mic moment.
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It wasn't Simmons' choice to leave. Said Sue on her final night: "This is it for me here at this station. I hope to be employed elsewhere at some point, even if it's maybe just once a week."
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WNBC New York is firing local anchor Sue Simmons after 30 years as lead anchor. "Last week, the station gave her the bad news that her contract would not be renewed — and come June, she’s history."
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Last night, NBC viewers in New York got an earful during a commercial break as WNBC news anchor Sue Simmons did a promo for the 11:00 broadcast.
Following her tease for the upcoming news program, Simmons exploded: "What the fuck are you doing?"
She apologized during the news hour: "While we were live just after 10 o'clock, I said a word that many people find offensive. I am truly sorry. It was a mistake on my part, and I sincerely apologize."
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