Tiffany Cross has effectively been fired from MSNBC today after her contract came up for renewal.

The leftist network, very unhappy with her commentary, decided to abruptly sever ties with her this morning. They’ve reportedly been asking her to rein it in for some time and she’s refused.

VARIETY – Tiffany Cross, the MSNBC weekend host who was known for running the freewheeling Saturday commentary program “Cross Connection,” is leaving the NBCUniversal-owned cable-news outlet.

Her production staff was informed of the decision Friday morning, according to three people familiar with the matter. MSNBC declined to make executives available for comment, and Cross could not be reached for immediate comment.

MSNBC decided not to renew Cross’ contract after two years, according to one of these people, and severed ties with her immediately. A rotating group of anchors will lead her weekend hours until a replacement is found, and the production staff assigned to her show are believed to be likely to stay in place.

There has been speculation that Cross’ relationship with MSNBC was becoming frayed, according to two of these people, with executives at the network growing concerned about the anchor’s willingness to address statements made by cable-news hosts on other networks and indulging in commentary executives felt did not meet the standards of MSNBC or NBC News.

Mediaite has some recent examples of the racist commentary that Cross has been spewing on her weekend show:

A source familiar with the decision told Mediaite that comments and coverage from Cross did not adhere to MSNBC’s standards. The source said she was repeatedly told this by the network. The source said this has been an ongoing issue, and concerns have been addressed multiple times.

Cross has stirred controversy for outrageous commentary in recent months. She has repeatedly declared civil war has begun, and as recently as Thursday night in an interview with Charlamagne tha God she called the state of Florida “the dick of the country.”

Although harsh criticism of Republicans and the right is not out of place at the network, Cross took it to a new level during her time on air, frequently courting outrage and even engaging high profile feuds.

In recent months, her comments about White Americans prompted intense criticism from conservative pundits, including Megyn Kelly, who declared her the “most racist person on television”, and Tucker Carlson.

She has also had serious criticisms of Democrats, particularly in the run-up to Tuesday’s midterm vote. She recently confronted DNC Chair Jaime Harrison over the “largely White and male” Democratic “donor class” and party leadership not directing resources to certain congressional races, and that the party could try to blame Black voters for midterm losses.

It’s nice to know that MSNBC does have some standards even if they are about as low as they possibly could be.

The truth is that if the proverbial shoe were on the other foot and they had a white host spewing racist commentary at blacks, MSNBC would have dumped them a long time ago. The fact that they let Cross stay on the air this long says a lot about the network.

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