AN insider has claimed disgraced CNN anchor Jeffrey Toobin is "too good" to be fired after he was caught masturbating on a work Zoom call.
Toobin- who works for both CNN and the New York Times – was spotted by horrified Zoomers exposing himself and masturbating during a group call with the magazine and WNYC radio.
But an unnamed source at CNN has suggested to Fox News the flasher, 60, WON'T be fired.
They said: "He is one of the biggest faces on the network," and "too valuable of a commodity" to be let go.
The allegedly "well-placed" source suggested Toobin will "probably" be brought back in after the scandal has blown over.
The pundit was suspended by the New Yorker and is taking a leave of absence from CNN after the incident was revealed by VICE.
The source added CNN had been "humilated" by Toobin's actions.
It comes after fellow broadcaster Brian Stelter was criticised on Twitter for dubbing the public pleasure session an "accident".
He wrote: "Jeffrey Toobin has been sidelined at a pivotal moment in the run-up to the presidential election.
"The reason: He exposed himself during a Zoom call with New Yorker colleagues in what he says was an accident."
But social media users hounded the replies, with one writing: "I've never 'accidentally' masturbated in any situation and I'd guess that goes for 99.99 percent of people.
"What was accidental about it, that he was caught?' one replied to Stelter."
It comes as another insider revealed to Fox the network was still reeling from the 60-year-old's past scandals, includingimpregnating a woman more than 30 years his junior, and this could be the final straw.
Despite the anti-Trump pundit being married to his former Harvard classmate Amy McIntosh since 1986 and having two daughters with her – he reportedly cheated on his wife with lawyer Casey Greenfield.
The lawyer allegedly had a secret affair with the best-selling author for nearly a decade – and their rumored relationship produced a love child in 2008.
Greenfield made headlines in 2009 after reports claimed she was pregnant- and sources told the Daily News Toobin allegedly offered her "money if she'd have an abortion."
But Greenfield gave birth to their son, Rory, in 2009 with a DNA test proving the pundit was the father.
But he then allegedly refused to pay child support, resulting in another scandal.
He also allegedly offered to pay for his lover to have another child later on through a sperm donor, according to the Daily News.
Toobin has since apologized telling VICE in a statement: "I made an embarrassingly stupid mistake, believing I was off-camera. I apologize to my wife, family, friends and co-workers.”
Toobin added: "I believed I was not visible on Zoom. I thought no one on the Zoom call could see me. I thought I had muted the Zoom video."
The disgraced journalist has not posted to Twitter for approximately one week and his Conde Nast email has been disabled, according to the report.
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