The dust hasn’t even settled since news broke that Sean Spicer has resigned as White House press secretary, though it appears he has been keeping busy attending meetings at several major news networks, according to a Page Six report on Saturday.
The former press secretary reportedly met with David Rhodes at CBS earlier this week, as well as a number of NBC executives in New York City to discuss a potential career in TV, following his abrupt exit from the Trump administration.
Page Six claims he met with Fox News to discuss a possible role in its network and has also been courted by ABC executives to appear on “Dancing with the Stars.”
Spicer, who announced his resignation Friday, was seen coming out of high-level meetings at ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox News in Manhattan, according to sources. A source told us some news execs “made the full-court press” as they competed to woo the high-profile spokesman — who brought in solid ratings and plenty of late-night fodder — while others “just kicked the tires.”
When Page Six reached out to ABC for comment on casting rumors, they replied: “We don’t comment on casting.”
It appears the only major network he has not met with is CNN, for obvious reasons.
Major networks are vying to be the first to book an interview with Spicer and glean insider information about the inner workings of Trump’s White House.
Also reportedly in the works, Spicer has been meeting with Hollywood agents about various TV appearances, a book deal, and future speaking engagements.
Spicer was seen being interviewed by MSNBC political analyst and author of “Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime,” Mark Halperin, at a Manhattan restaurant on Wednesday for “career and book-publishing advice,” a source told Page Six reporters.
A source tells us: “They took the private dining room to be out of sight and were served by a manager to keep things low-key. Halperin is doing a book on the first 45 days of the administration.”
Spicer declined to confirm or comment on his alleged meetings with news executives and Hollywoods agents.
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