New Yorker Suspends Toobin For Exposing Himself On Zoom

Law360 (October 19, 2020, 10:36 PM EDT) -- The New Yorker has suspended Jeffrey Toobin while it investigates allegations the prominent reporter, lawyer and legal analyst masturbated during a Zoom call with colleagues, a New Yorker spokesperson confirmed Monday.

Toobin, 60, acknowledged exposing himself, calling it "an embarrassingly stupid mistake" in a statement provided to Vice on Monday.

"I believed I was not visible on Zoom," he said in the article. "I thought no one on the Zoom call could see me. I thought I had muted the Zoom video."

Toobin also apologized to his wife, family, friends and coworkers.

According to Vice, which broke the story Monday, the...

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