CBS Lawyer fired after controversial Facebook post

Photo: ZUMA Press/MGN
Photo: ZUMA Press/MGN(KSFY)
Published: Oct. 2, 2017 at 1:39 PM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

CBS has cut ties with one of its top legal counsel following her controversial posts on Facebook.

Hayley Geftman-Gold, one of the company's top lawyers, took to her Facebook page in reaction to the Las Vegas shooting that left at least 58 people dead and more than 500 injured.

"If they wouldn’t do anything when children were murdered I have no hope that Repugs will ever do the right thing, I’m actually not even sympathetic bc country music fans often are Republican gun toters,"

posted Geftman-Gold.

In a statement, CBS said they have since parted ways with the top lawyers.

“This individual, who was with us for approximately one year, violated the standards of our company and is no longer an employee of CBS. Her views as expressed on social media are deeply unacceptable to all of us at CBS. Our hearts go out to the victims in Las Vegas and their families,” reads the statement.

A petition calling for Geftman-Gold's termination has