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Erin Burnett breaks down on CNN as she interviews Ukrainian man who lost wife, kids

CNN host Erin Burnett broke down in tears while interviewing a Ukrainian man who learned about the deaths of his wife and children after seeing a photo of their lifeless bodies online. Serhiy Perebyinis, who learned his loved ones were killed by a Russian mortar after seeing a dramatic photo that appeared in the New York Times, appeared on Burnett’s nightly show “Out Front” on Wednesday. Burnett asked Perebyinis — who was fighting Russian soldiers who invaded his country at the time his wife, son, and daughter were killed — if he buried his loved ones. After he told Burnett that he did...
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CNN's Erin Burnett cries while interviewing a Ukrainian father who learned his family had died via a grim New York Times photo

Burnett broke down while interviewing Serhiy Perebyinis, a Ukrainian man who learned that his wife of 23 years his 18-year-old son and 9-year-old daughter were killed by Russian mortar shelling from a New York Times photo. "I saw a photo on Twitter and I recognized my children," he said as tears streamed down Burnett's face.

In Human Moment, CNN’s Erin Burnett Breaks Down During Harrowing Interview With Ukrainian Father Who Discovered Family’s Fate Via Grim NYT Photo

Click here to read the full article. In a moment of empathy, CNN Out Front anchor Erin Burnett lost her composure but forged ahead professionally while interviewing Serhiy Perebyinis, a Ukrainian man who discovered his wife and children had been killed when he saw a photo of their bodies in a story that had been published in the New York Times. Burnett, started the interview by asking Perebyinis, who had been out fighting Russian forces when his family died, if he had had time to bury his boy and girl and wife of 23 yers. He said he had. She then...

‘This Is Not How Things Are Normally Done’: Erin Burnett, Robert Reich Clash on Whether Democrats Scrambling Is a ‘Humiliation’ for Biden

CNN’s Erin Burnett schooled former Labor Secretary Robert Reich on the legislative process in regards to the current debate over infrastructure and social spending bills, in the midst of Democratic friction within Congress. President Joe Biden postponed his trip to Delaware amid hours of negotiations with House Democrats to reach...

CNN Anchor Erin Burnett on 10 Years of “Calling Out the Truth and Not Being Afraid to Hold People to Account”

When Erin Burnett joined CNN to anchor its 7 p.m. news hour in 2011, she had to deal with an unexpected technical problem. Before Burnett was anchoring early prime on CNN, and before she was a staple of CNBC’s dayside lineup, she worked as Willow Bay’s assistant on the CNN financial program Moneyline. That was when the channel’s New York studios were at 5 Penn Plaza, above Penn Station and across the street from Madison Square Garden, years before it would move to Columbus Circle, and eventually its new headquarters at Hudson Yards. “When I came back [in 2011] they had my...

Erin Burnett: This is all information Trump doesn't want anyone to know

The White House informed the National Archives that it is not asserting executive privilege on an initial batch of documents related to the January 6 violence at the US Capitol, paving the way for the Archives to share documents with the House committee investigating the attempted insurrection.

Erin Burnett Reflects On Her 10 Years at CNN, and Whether She’ll Still Be There in Another Decade

Erin Burnett‘s journey to CNN really began at a place named the Tabard Inn in Washington D.C. “Growing up, my parents would take us to D.C. to visit museums and restaurants, including an awesome restaurant at the Tabard Inn,” Burnett told TVNewser last week. “One time we went and saw [former CNN anchor] Bernard Shaw, and I remember my mom saying it was a big deal. A few years later, we were there and saw [CNN contributor] David Gergen.”

CNN updates viewers on story about woman facing eviction

CNN’s Nick Watt updates viewers on the story of a woman facing eviction. After CNN originally aired her story, Dasha Kelly clarified to CNN that she is not the mother of the three children featured in the story. CNN has verified she takes care of the children in her home for periods of time. She says she originally described herself to CNN as a mother because she considers herself to be like one to them. CNN has learned the children are also cared for by their mother, Shadia Hilo, and their father, David Allison, who is Kelly’s boyfriend.